It's about 35,000 times as heavy as a liter of Water.
In other words, 895 firkins is 36,535.840 times the weight of a liter of Water, and the weight of a liter of Water is 0.000027370380 times that amount.(fresh; 4° C / 39.2° F; maximum density)
Contrary to popular belief, 1 liter (0.0.264172052358148 gal) of water at 4° C / 39.2° F (its point of maximum density) weighs 0.02449649 firkins rather than 1 kg exactly. The total volume of water on the planet Earth is about 13,590,000,000,000,000,000 (13.59 quntillion) L (3,590,000,000,000,000,000 gallons).
It's about 60,000 times as heavy as a Basketball.
In other words, 895 firkins is 58,581.8181820 times the weight of a Basketball, and the weight of a Basketball is 0.0000170701427680 times that amount.(NBA official ball standards, Size 7)
A regulation NBA basketball, manufactured by Spalding, is known as a Size 7 ball and weighs 0.015277777778 firkins. These balls have 4,118 pebbles each with a diameter of 2.5 mm
It's about 85,000 times as heavy as a Football (Soccer).
In other words, the weight of a Football (Soccer) is 0.0000120 times 895 firkins.(a.k.a. Soccer, a.k.a. Association Football) (FIFA Law 2 specification)
According to FIFA's Law of the Game number 2, a football must weigh between 0.01 firkins and 0.011 firkins. An artifact on display at the Smith Art Gallery in Museum in Stirling, Scotland is said to be the world's oldest football and is about one-third to one-half the size of a modern football.
It's about 90,000 times as heavy as a Football (American).
In other words, 895 firkins is 88,882.758620690 times the weight of a Football (American), and the weight of a Football (American) is 0.000011250775915580 times that amount.(a.k.a. "pigskin") (NFL standard)
Per National Football League official rules, an American football must weigh between 0.009722222222222 firkins and 0.01041666666667 firkins. Because of NFL regulations, ceremonial considerations, and backup requirements, each NFL Superbowl requires the manufacture of 144 balls exclusively for the event.
It's about 100,000 times as heavy as a Can of Soup.
In other words, the weight of a Can of Soup is 0.00001000 times 895 firkins.(for Campbell''s Condensed Tomato Soup, 317.9 ml)
A can of Campbell''s Tomato Soup weighs 0.0086 firkins. Cans have been used to store soup and other foods since their invention in 1913, but a dedicated can opener was not developed until cans began to use thinner materials — prior to that time, cans were usually opened using various blunt instruments and tools.
It's about 100,000 times as heavy as a Human Heart.
In other words, 895 firkins is 120,000 times the weight of a Human Heart, and the weight of a Human Heart is 0.00000830 times that amount.(human; adult)
The average human heart weighs about 0.0076 firkins. Each minute, the heart pumps between 10 and 20 liters (3 to 5 gallons) of blood through its chambers.
It's about one-one-hundred-fifty-thousandth as heavy as The Great Pyramid of Giza.
In other words, the weight of The Great Pyramid of Giza is 160,000 times 895 firkins.(a.k.a. Pyramid of Khufu, a.k.a. Pyramid of Cheops) (Cairo, Egypt)
The Great Pyramid of Giza has an estimated mass of 140,000,000 firkins. The 2,300,000 stones used in the construction of the pyramid weighed an average 56 firkins and were quarried from distances of up to 805 km (500 mi) away.