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How big is 5.280 gallons?

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It's about one-and-four-fifths times as big as a Basketball (packed).
In other words, 5.280 gallons is 1.80057337610 times the size of a Basketball (packed), and the size of a Basketball (packed) is 0.555378643980 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 1.87673551360 gallons. These balls have 4,118 pebbles each with a diameter of 2.5 mm
It's about two-and-a-half times as big as a Bowling Ball (packed).
In other words, 5.280 gallons is 2.4275628180 times the size of a Bowling Ball (packed), and the size of a Bowling Ball (packed) is 0.411935787030 times that amount.
(64% packing density) (USBC specifications; tenpin)
According to United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling ball should measure at least 10.795 cm (4.25 in) in radius for a total volume of about 1.39201341150 gallons. Because regulation balls measure the same diameter irrespective of their weight, ball density varies by size and balls weighing less than about 5 kg (11 lbs) will float in water.
It's about three times as big as a Basketball.
In other words, 5.280 gallons is 2.81339590030 times the size of a Basketball, and the size of a Basketball is 0.355442332130 times that amount.
(NBA official ball standards, Size 7)
A NBA official ball, manufactured by Spalding, is a Size 7 ball and measures about 1.87673551360 gallons. The surface of these balls have 4,118 pebbles with a diameter of 2.5 mm each.
It's about one-third as big as a Beer Keg.
In other words, the size of a Beer Keg is 2.940 times 5.280 gallons.
(Half barrel; maximum capacity)
The most common keg size sold by US beer sellers is a half-barrel type with a volume of 15.50 gallons. This type of keg contains the equivalent of 165 0.0937 gallons cans of beer.
It's about one-fourth as big as a Car Gas Tank.
In other words, 5.280 gallons is 0.2640 times the size of a Car Gas Tank, and the size of a Car Gas Tank is 3.790 times that amount.
(for 2009 Ford Taurus)
A car gas tank (for example, that of a 2009 Ford Taurus) holds 20 gallons of gas. In contrast, the Curved Dash Oldsmobile — the first mass-produced car — had a fuel capacity of just 5.280 gallons.
It's about four times as big as a Bowling Ball.
In other words, 5.280 gallons is 3.79306690310 times the size of a Bowling Ball, and the size of a Bowling Ball is 0.26363890370 times that amount.
(USBC specifications; tenpin)
According to United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling ball should measure at least 10.795 cm (4.25 in) in radius for a total volume of about 1.39201341150 gallons. Because regulation balls measure the same diameter irrespective of their weight, ball density varies by size and balls weighing less than about 5 kg (11 lbs) will float in water.
It's about four times as big as The Blood in a Human Body.
In other words, the size of The Blood in a Human Body is 0.30 times 5.280 gallons.
(for 70 kg body; average altitude; average)
The volume of blood in the average human body is about 1 gallons. Persons living at high altitude, however, may have up to an additional 0.50 gallons of blood to compensate for the lower oxygen level.