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How big is 282 pints?

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It's about four-fifths as big as a Bathtub.
In other words, 282 pints is 0.83 times the size of a Bathtub, and the size of a Bathtub is 1.2 times that amount.
(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 340 pints. 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 one-and-three-fourths times as big as a Car Gas Tank.
In other words, the size of a Car Gas Tank is 0.568 times 282 pints.
(for 2009 Ford Taurus)
It's about two-and-a-half times as big as a Beer Keg.
In other words, 282 pints is 2.27 times the size of a Beer Keg, and the size of a Beer Keg is 0.441 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 124 pints. This type of keg contains the equivalent of 165 0.75 pints cans of beer.
It's about one-fifth as big as a Hot Tub.
In other words, 282 pints is 0.186 times the size of a Hot Tub, and the size of a Hot Tub is 5.38 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)
It's about twelve times as big as a Basketball (packed).
In other words, 282 pints is 12.020873392 times the size of a Basketball (packed), and the size of a Basketball (packed) is 0.083188630925 times that amount.
(64% packing density) (NBA official ball standards, Size 7)
It's about sixteen times as big as a Bowling Ball (packed).
In other words, 282 pints is 16.206740404 times the size of a Bowling Ball (packed), and the size of a Bowling Ball (packed) is 0.061702722144 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 11.136107292 pints. 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 nineteen times as big as a Basketball.
In other words, 282 pints is 18.782614675 times the size of a Basketball, and the size of a Basketball is 0.053240723792 times that amount.
(NBA official ball standards, Size 7)