It's about 20,000 times as heavy as a Battery (D)
In other words, 42,000,000 grains is 20,200 times the weight of a Battery (D), and the weight of a Battery (D) is 0.00004950 times that amount.(Alkaline)
A "D" size battery weighs 2,080 grains. The D size battery is the oldest of the modern battery sizes, first invented by the National Carbon Company in 1898.
It's about 30,000 times as heavy as a Deck of Cards
In other words, 42,000,000 grains is 29,000 times the weight of a Deck of Cards, and the weight of a Deck of Cards is 0.0000340 times that amount.(ISO 216 B8 size, a.k.a. "poker size" 63 x 88 mm, 52-card deck)
A deck of 52 ISO 216 B8-size playing cards weighs 1,500 grains. Utilizing nearly 3,700 decks, the record-holding largest card tower was built in early 2010, stood over 3.5 m (11 ft), and weighed over 3,500,000 grains.
It's about 40,000 times as heavy as a Battery (C)
In other words, 42,000,000 grains is 42,000 times the weight of a Battery (C), and the weight of a Battery (C) is 0.0000240 times that amount.(Alkaline)
A "C" size battery weighs 1,000 grains. C batteries are typically used in medium-drain devices such as musical instruments.
It's about one-forty-five-thousandth as heavy as The CN Tower
In other words, 42,000,000 grains is 0.0000230820 times the weight of The CN Tower, and the weight of The CN Tower is 43,324 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour CN, a.k.a. Canadian National Tower, a.k.a. Canada's National Tower) (Toronto, Canada)
The CN Tower weighs approximately 1,819,600,000,000 grains. The Tower is home to the world's highest glass floor — a viewing area that allows visitors to look straight down 342 m (1,120 ft) to the ground below.
It's about 45,000 times as heavy as a Tennis Ball
In other words, 42,000,000 grains is 47,200 times the weight of a Tennis Ball, and the weight of a Tennis Ball is 0.00002120 times that amount.(ITF Standard; for Type 2 ball)
Per International Tennis Federation standard, regulation tennis balls must weigh about 890 grains. 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 60,000 times as heavy as a Golf Ball
In other words, 42,000,000 grains is 59,250 times the weight of a Golf Ball, and the weight of a Golf Ball is 0.000016880 times that amount.(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 708.80 grains. 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 one-seventy-five-thousandth as heavy as The Sears Tower
In other words, 42,000,000 grains is 0.000013490 times the weight of The Sears Tower, and the weight of The Sears Tower is 74,130 times that amount.(officially "Willis Tower" as of 2009) (Chicago, Illinois)
The Willis Tower weighs approximately 3,114,000,000,000 grains. The outer wall surface of the Tower is covered with black anodized aluminum panels which would total 110,000 sq. m (28 acres) if laid out together.