It's about two-and-a-half times as big as a Hot Air Balloon
In other words, the size of a Hot Air Balloon is 0.380 times 163,000 bushels.(four-person capacity; envelope volume; average)
The average volume of a hot air balloon sufficient to lift four adults is 62,000 bushels. Typically made of nylon or dacron, a balloon envelope of this size typically weighs just 88 kg (190 lbs).
It's about 500 times as big as a Concrete Mixer Truck
In other words, the size of a Concrete Mixer Truck is 0.0019 times 163,000 bushels.(a.k.a. cement mixer, a.k.a. cement mixer truck, a.k.a. cement transport truck, a.k.a. concrete mixer, a.k.a. concrete transport truck, a.k.a. in-transit mixer)(standard size; drum capacity)
A concrete mixer truck has a drum volume of up to 310 bushels. Concrete mixer trucks can be in transit for about 90 minutes before the concrete dries — if the concrete dries while in the drum, jackhammers or even dynamite must be used to remove it.
It's about 8,000 times as big as a Hot Tub
In other words, 163,000 bushels is 7,990 times the size of a Hot Tub, and the size of a Hot Tub is 0.000125 times that amount.(for Lifesmart Rock Solid Simplicity Plug and Play 4 Person Spa With 12 Jets) (a.k.a. Spa, a.k.a. Jacuzzi, a.k.a. Whirlpool) (Advertised Capacity)
An average, four-person hot tub holds 20.40 bushels of water. Modern hot tubs became popular outside of Japan starting in about 1940.
It's about 35,000 times as big as a Bathtub
In other words, the size of a Bathtub is 0.0000280 times 163,000 bushels.(a.k.a. bath, a.k.a. tub) (for Bootz Industries Aloha 5 ft. Left Hand Drain Soaking Tub)
The capacity of a typical bathtub is 4.50 bushels. Historically, bathtubs have been made of various materials including marble, terracotta, silver, gold, and iron but the size and shape of the tubs has changed little in their 7,000 year history.
It's about 75,000 times as big as a Car Gas Tank
In other words, 163,000 bushels is 75,900 times the size of a Car Gas Tank, and the size of a Car Gas Tank is 0.00001320 times that amount.(for 2009 Ford Taurus)
A car gas tank (for example, that of a 2009 Ford Taurus) holds 2.150 bushels of gas. In contrast, the Curved Dash Oldsmobile — the first mass-produced car — had a fuel capacity of just 0.5680 bushels.
It's about 100,000 times as big as a Beer Keg
In other words, 163,000 bushels is 97,900 times the size of a Beer Keg, and the size of a Beer Keg is 0.00001020 times that amount.(Half barrel; maximum capacity)
The most common keg size sold by US beer sellers is a half-barrel type with a volume of 1.670 bushels. This type of keg contains the equivalent of 165 0.0101 bushels cans of beer.
It's about 500,000 times as big as a Basketball (packed)
In other words, 163,000 bushels is 517,458.847340 times the size of a Basketball (packed), and the size of a Basketball (packed) is 0.00000193252082780 times that amount.(64% packing density) (NBA official ball standards, Size 7)
A NBA official ball, manufactured by Spalding, is a Size 7 ball measures about 0.201600572750 bushels. These balls have 4,118 pebbles each with a diameter of 2.5 mm