It's about as heavy as a Battery (D)
A "D" size battery weighs 0.2980 pounds. The D size battery is the oldest of the modern battery sizes, first invented by the National Carbon Company in 1898.
It's about nine-tenths as heavy as a Baseball
In other words, 0.2980 pounds is 0.930341463414630 times the weight of a Baseball, and the weight of a Baseball is 1.0748741610738 times that amount.(MLB rules)
Per Major League Baseball rules, a baseball must weigh between 0.31250 pounds and 0.3281250 pounds. A major league pitcher can throw a baseball at up to 150 kph (91 mph) (with a fastball pitch), with record-setting pitches as fast as 171 kph (106 mph).
It's about four-fifths as heavy as a Billiard Ball
In other words, 0.2980 pounds is 0.829217391304350 times the weight of a Billiard Ball, and the weight of a Billiard Ball is 1.20595637583890 times that amount.(American-style, WPA specifications)
Per the World Pool-Billiard Association, a billiard ball weight must weigh between 0.343750 pounds and 0.3750 pounds. According to legend, the difficulty in obtaining elephant ivory for the manufacture of billiard balls in the 19th century inspired the search for a replacement material, which led to the development of the first industrial plastic.
It's about four-fifths as heavy as a Puck (Hockey)
In other words, 0.2980 pounds is 0.829217391304350 times the weight of a Puck (Hockey), and the weight of a Puck (Hockey) is 1.20595637583890 times that amount.(Ice hockey)
A standard ice hockey puck weighs between 0.343750 pounds and 0.3750 pounds. Hockey pucks can be shot or passed at speeds of up to 160 kph (99 mph) during games.
It's about one-and-two-fifths times as heavy as a Deck of Cards
In other words, the weight of a Deck of Cards is 0.710 times 0.2980 pounds.(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 0.210 pounds. 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 500 pounds.
It's about seven-tenths as heavy as a Hamster
In other words, the weight of a Hamster is 1 times 0.2980 pounds.(for Syrian hamster, a.k.a. golden hamster, a.k.a. Mesocricetus auratus; adult)
An adult Syrian hamster has a typical weight of about 0.40 pounds. Known for transporting food in the pouches of their cheeks so that they can bury it later, some hamsters can store up to 60 pounds of food in their borrows.
It's about two times as heavy as a Battery (C)
In other words, 0.2980 pounds is 2.10 times the weight of a Battery (C), and the weight of a Battery (C) is 0.480 times that amount.(Alkaline)
A "C" size battery weighs 0.140 pounds. C batteries are typically used in medium-drain devices such as musical instruments.