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How heavy is 33 long tons?

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It's about 600,000 times as heavy as a Tennis Ball.
In other words, 33 long tons is 581,000 times the weight of a Tennis Ball, and the weight of a Tennis Ball is 0.00000172 times that amount.
(ITF Standard; for Type 2 ball)
Per International Tennis Federation standard, regulation tennis balls must weigh about 0.0000568 long tons. Competition balls are also tested for bounce height, with the standards requiring that a ball dropped from 254 cm must bounce back to a height of 135 cm to 147 cm.
It's about 750,000 times as heavy as a Golf Ball.
In other words, the weight of a Golf Ball is 0.00000137 times 33 long tons.
(per R&A USGA Rules of Golf; maximum rule weight)
According to the Rules of Golf (as approved by the United States Golf Association and the Rules Committee of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of Saint Andrews), golf balls must weigh no more than 0.0000452 long tons. Golf balls are not required to have the familiar dimpled pattern, but the design has been popular since its invention in 1905 because it reduces drag while increasing lift.
It's about 1,000,000 times as heavy as a Light Bulb.
In other words, 33 long tons is 990,000 times the weight of a Light Bulb, and the weight of a Light Bulb is 0.000001 times that amount.
(a.k.a. lamp) (for A19-size, 60w, incandescent bulb by Bulbrite; package weight)
A standard, sixty-watt light bulb weighs about 0.000033 long tons. The tightly-coiled filament inside a bulb of this size would measure about 579mm if uncoiled and stretched out.
It's about 1,500,000 times as heavy as a Battery (AA).
In other words, the weight of a Battery (AA) is 0.00000071 times 33 long tons.
(Alkaline)
An "AA" size battery weighs 0.000024 long tons. AA batteries came into common use during World War II and were given their name by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Committee C18 because they were smaller than the "A" size batteries which were invented first.
It's about 1,500,000 times as heavy as a Mouse.
In other words, the weight of a Mouse is 0.00000063 times 33 long tons.
(a.k.a. "House mouse", Mus musculus) (adult)
The weight of a mouse is typically an average of 0.000021 long tons. While most mice typically live two to three years, the Methuselah Mouse Prize — an award administered by a non-profit organization which advances aging-related research — was once awarded to a team of scientists whose research resulted in a mouse living just under five years.
It's about 2,000,000 times as heavy as a Compact disc.
In other words, 33 long tons is 2,200,000 times the weight of a Compact disc, and the weight of a Compact disc is 0.00000045 times that amount.
(a.k.a. CD)
A compact disc typically weighs 0.000015 long tons. Data is stored on CDs by encoding into the track a series of tiny pits — each between 3.5 and 850 µm (0.00014 and 0.033 in) in length.
It's about 3,000,000 times as heavy as a Battery (AAA).
In other words, 33 long tons is 2,800,000 times the weight of a Battery (AAA), and the weight of a Battery (AAA) is 0.00000036 times that amount.
(Alkaline)
An "AAA" size battery weighs 0.000012 long tons. Batteries are named by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Committee C18 and AAA batteries were given their name because they were smaller than the "AA" and "A" size batteries which were invented first.