It's about 7,000 times as heavy as a Gallon of Paint.
It's about 8,000 times as heavy as a Cat.
In other words, the weight of a Cat is 0.0001 times 895 firkins.(Felis catus) (Domestic; healthy weight)
The average domestic cat should weigh between 0.1 firkins. Cats are known for their righting reflex, which allows them to land on their feet and survive falls from heights of 1 m (3 ft) up to about 21 m.
It's about one-nine-thousandth as heavy as The Empire State Building.
In other words, 895 firkins is 0.00011 times the weight of The Empire State Building, and the weight of The Empire State Building is 9,090 times that amount.(New York City, New York)
The Empire State Building weighs approximately 8,110,000 firkins. About 4% of the building's weight is its 6,000 cu. m (200,000 cu. ft) of limestone façade.
It's about 15,000 times as heavy as a Brick.
In other words, the weight of a Brick is 0.000077 times 895 firkins.(Standard, traditional face brick - 1,900 cu. cm (120 cu. in))
A standard, traditional face brick weighs an average of 0.071 firkins. The steeple of the Church of St. Martin in Landshut, Germany is said to be the tallest brick tower in the world at a height of 130.6 m (428.5 ft) and was constructed using an estimated 650,000 bricks.
It's about 15,000 times as heavy as a Chihuahua.
In other words, 895 firkins is 16,200 times the weight of a Chihuahua, and the weight of a Chihuahua is 0.0000617 times that amount.(a.k.a. Chihuahue(o) (FCI standard)
The F&d&ration Cynologique Internationale (FCI) calls for Chihuahuas to weigh about 0.0551 firkins. Relative to their body sizes, Chihuahuas have the largest brain size of any dog breed.
It's about one-twenty-thousandth as heavy as The Golden Gate Bridge.
In other words, 895 firkins is 0.0000454 times the weight of The Golden Gate Bridge, and the weight of The Golden Gate Bridge is 22,000 times that amount.(San Francisco, California and Marin County, California) (Post 1986 weight reduction; total weight of bridge, anchorage, and approaches)
Following the completion of the 1986 project to eliminate excess material, the total weight of the Golden Gate Bridge — including its anchorages and approaches — is 19,700,000 firkins. The two main cables in the spanning the bridge are spun out of a total of 129,000 km (80,200 mi) of wire.
It's about 25,000 times as heavy as a Human Brain.
In other words, 895 firkins is 27,100 times the weight of a Human Brain, and the weight of a Human Brain is 0.0000369 times that amount.(adult)
The average weight of an adult human brain is between 0.0331 firkins. In humans and primates, sight and vision utilize about 30 different parts of the brain which together account for about half of the brain's size.