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It's about one-one-thousandth as heavy as a Brick.
In other words, 39 grains is 0.00087 times the weight of a Brick, and the weight of a Brick is 1,100 times that amount.
(Standard, traditional face brick - 1,900 cu. cm (120 cu. in))
A standard, traditional face brick weighs an average of 45,000 grains. 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 one-one-thousand-five-hundredth as heavy as a Cat.
In other words, the weight of a Cat is 2,000 times 39 grains.
(Felis catus) (Domestic; healthy weight)
The average domestic cat should weigh between 70,000 grains. 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-two-thousandth as heavy as a Gallon of Paint.
In other words, the weight of a Gallon of Paint is 2,000 times 39 grains.
(excluding container; average weight)
A gallon of paint weighs about 80,000 grains. Every day, 10,000,000 L (3,000,000 gal) of paint are applied in the United States.
It's about one-two-thousand-five-hundredth as heavy as a Bowling Ball.
In other words, 39 grains is 0.000371428571 times the weight of a Bowling Ball, and the weight of a Bowling Ball is 2,692.30770 times that amount.
(most common selection among male bowlers)
With an allowable range of 77,000 grains, the most-preferred bowling ball weight among adult, male bowlers is 105,000 grains. Because regulation balls measure the same diameter irrespective of their weight, ball density varies by size and balls weighing less than about 77,161.79180 grains will float in water.
It's about one-three-thousand-five-hundredth as heavy as a Dachshund.
In other words, the weight of a Dachshund is 3,000 times 39 grains.
(a.k.a. "Wiener dog", a.k.a. Teckel, a.k.a. Dackel, a.k.a. "hot dog dog", a.k.a. "sausage dog", a.k.a. "doxie") (FCI standard; standard size)
The Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) calls for dachshunds to weigh about 100,000 grains. Despite of their small size, a 2008 survey conducted by the University of Pennsylvania named dachshunds as the most aggressive dog breed.
It's about 4,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Sugar.
In other words, 39 grains is 4,040 times the weight of a Grain of Sugar, and the weight of a Grain of Sugar is 0.000248 times that amount.
(a.k.a. white sugar, a.k.a. white refined sugar, a.k.a. table sugar, a.k.a. sucrose, a.k.a. saccharose)
A grain of sugar weighs approximately 0.00965 grains. Sugar consumption varies widely by country; the average citizen of the United States consumes about 944,000 grains of sugar each year.
It's about one-five-thousandth as heavy as a Gold Bar.
In other words, 39 grains is 0.000203125 times the weight of a Gold Bar, and the weight of a Gold Bar is 4,923.076923 times that amount.
(London Good Delivery bar)
A "London Good Delivery" gold bar — the variety commonly held by Central Banks — should weigh 192,000 grains. The largest gold bar ever produced was minted by Mitsubishi Materials Corporation (a sibling company of the auto manufacturer) in 2005 and weighed 3,858,089.5880 grains.