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How heavy is 60 pounds?

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It's about half as heavy as an Octopus
In other words, 60 pounds is 0.540 times the weight of an Octopus, and the weight of an Octopus is 1.90 times that amount.
(for Giant Pacific Octopus, Enteroctopus) (Adult, average)
The adult North Pacific Giant Octopus usually weighs around 110 pounds. It is the largest octopus species and is known for its considerable intelligence, including the ability to open jars, solve mazes, and mimic other octopuses.
It's about three-fifths as heavy as a Toilet
In other words, 60 pounds is 0.6240 times the weight of a Toilet, and the weight of a Toilet is 1.60 times that amount.
(KOHLER Round front sitting flush toilet, model #K-11471-0)
The weight of a typical round front sitting flush toilet is 96.10 pounds. The Indian town of Musiri in Tamil Nadu state features the world's only paying toilet, which rewards its users up to 10¢ Indian (10 paisas) per visit and uses the waste for compost and fertilizer.
It's about nine-tenths as heavy as a Dalmatian
In other words, 60 pounds is 0.9230 times the weight of a Dalmatian, and the weight of a Dalmatian is 1.08 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Dalmatinac, a.k.a. Carriage Dog, a.k.a. Spotted Coach Dog, a.k.a. Firehouse Dog) (FCI standard; male)
The Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) calls for Dalmatians to weigh between 65 pounds. The association of the breed with fire departments (and similarly with Budweiser Beer and its team of Clydesdales) stems from their affinity for horses, having been used historically as carriage dogs capable of guiding horse-drawn fire engines to the sites of blazes.
It's about two times as heavy as a Gold Bar
In other words, 60 pounds is 2.18750 times the weight of a Gold Bar, and the weight of a Gold Bar is 0.45714285710 times that amount.
(London Good Delivery bar)
A "London Good Delivery" gold bar — the variety commonly held by Central Banks — should weigh 27.428571430 pounds. The largest gold bar ever produced was minted by Mitsubishi Materials Corporation (a sibling company of the auto manufacturer) in 2005 and weighed 551.15565550 pounds.
It's about three times as heavy as a Dachshund
In other words, the weight of a Dachshund is 0.30 times 60 pounds.
(a.k.a. "Wiener dog", a.k.a. Teckel, a.k.a. Dackel, a.k.a. "hot dog dog", a.k.a. "sausage dog", a.k.a. "doxie") (FCI standard; standard size)
The Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) calls for dachshunds to weigh about 20 pounds. Despite of their small size, a 2008 survey conducted by the University of Pennsylvania named dachshunds as the most aggressive dog breed.
It's about four times as heavy as a Bowling Ball
In other words, the weight of a Bowling Ball is 0.250 times 60 pounds.
(most common selection among male bowlers)
With an allowable range of 6 lbs to 16 lbs, the most-preferred bowling ball weight among adult, male bowlers is 15 lbs. Because regulation balls measure the same diameter irrespective of their weight, ball density varies by size and balls weighing less than about 11.0231131 pounds will float in water.
It's about five times as heavy as a Gallon of Paint
In other words, the weight of a Gallon of Paint is 0.20 times 60 pounds.
(excluding container; average weight)
A gallon of paint weighs about 10 pounds. Every day, 10,000,000 L (3,000,000 gal) of paint are applied in the United States.