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How big is 900 pinches?

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It's about one-fifteenth as big as a Bowling Ball (packed).
In other words, 900 pinches is 0.067348489047 times the size of a Bowling Ball (packed), and the size of a Bowling Ball (packed) is 14.848143056 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 8,552.5304005 pinches. 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 one-twentieth as big as a Basketball (packed).
In other words, 900 pinches is 0.049953762433 times the size of a Basketball (packed), and the size of a Basketball (packed) is 20.018512146 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 11,530.662996 pinches. These balls have 4,118 pebbles each with a diameter of 2.5 mm
It's about thirty times as big as a Marshmallow.
In other words, the size of a Marshmallow is 0.036 times 900 pinches.
A regular marshmallow measures about 650 pinches. In the 1984 movie Ghostbusters, a monster known as the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man was a fictional mascot of a marshmallow company, brought to life by supernatural forces and made gigantic — measuring 34.3 m tall in this form.
It's about 55 times as big as a Gumball (packed).
In other words, the size of a Gumball (packed) is 0.018 times 900 pinches.
(64% packing density) (commercial-grade vending machine standard size)
The standard size gumball for a commercial grade vending machine has a volume of 15 pinches. Walter Diemer, an accountant at the Fleer Company in Philadelphia, is the man responsible for bubblegum's traditional pink color, as pink was the only food coloring in the company's factory when he made his first successful batch of gum.
It's about 60 times as big as a Gumball.
In other words, 900 pinches is 62 times the size of a Gumball, and the size of a Gumball is 0.016 times that amount.
(commercial-grade vending machine standard size)
The standard size gumball for a commercial grade vending machine has a volume of 15 pinches. Walter Diemer, an accountant at the Fleer Company in Philadelphia, is the man responsible for bubblegum's traditional pink color, as pink was the only food coloring in the company's factory when he made his first successful batch of gum.
It's about one-one-hundredth as big as a Beer Keg.
In other words, 900 pinches is 0.00945 times the size of a Beer Keg, and the size of a Beer Keg is 106 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 95,300 pinches. This type of keg contains the equivalent of 165 576 pinches cans of beer.
It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as big as a Car Gas Tank.
In other words, 900 pinches is 0.00733 times the size of a Car Gas Tank, and the size of a Car Gas Tank is 136 times that amount.
(for 2009 Ford Taurus)
A car gas tank (for example, that of a 2009 Ford Taurus) holds 123,000 pinches of gas. In contrast, the Curved Dash Oldsmobile — the first mass-produced car — had a fuel capacity of just 32,500 pinches.