It's about half as big as a Concrete Mixer Truck.
In other words, 689 pecks is 0.550 times the size of a Concrete Mixer Truck, and the size of a Concrete Mixer Truck is 1.80 times that amount.(a.k.a. cement mixer, a.k.a. cement mixer truck, a.k.a. cement transport truck, a.k.a. concrete mixer, a.k.a. concrete transport truck, a.k.a. in-transit mixer)(standard size; drum capacity)
A concrete mixer truck has a drum volume of up to 1,200 pecks. Concrete mixer trucks can be in transit for about 90 minutes before the concrete dries — if the concrete dries while in the drum, jackhammers or even dynamite must be used to remove it.
It's about eight-and-a-half times as big as a Hot Tub.
In other words, 689 pecks is 8.440 times the size of a Hot Tub, and the size of a Hot Tub is 0.1180 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)
An average, four-person hot tub holds 81.60 pecks of water. Modern hot tubs became popular outside of Japan starting in about 1940.
It's about forty times as big as a Bathtub.
In other words, the size of a Bathtub is 0.026 times 689 pecks.(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 18 pecks. 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 80 times as big as a Car Gas Tank.
In other words, 689 pecks is 80.20 times the size of a Car Gas Tank, and the size of a Car Gas Tank is 0.0125 times that amount.(for 2009 Ford Taurus)
A car gas tank (for example, that of a 2009 Ford Taurus) holds 8.590 pecks of gas. In contrast, the Curved Dash Oldsmobile — the first mass-produced car — had a fuel capacity of just 2.270 pecks.
It's about 100 times as big as a Beer Keg.
In other words, 689 pecks is 103 times the size of a Beer Keg, and the size of a Beer Keg is 0.00971 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 6.660 pecks. This type of keg contains the equivalent of 165 0.0403 pecks cans of beer.
It's about one-three-hundred-fiftieth as big as a Hot Air Balloon.
In other words, the size of a Hot Air Balloon is 360 times 689 pecks.(four-person capacity; envelope volume; average)
The average volume of a hot air balloon sufficient to lift four adults is 250,000 pecks. Typically made of nylon or dacron, a balloon envelope of this size typically weighs just 88 kg (190 lbs).
It's about one-four-hundredth as big as an Olympic Swimming Pool.
In other words, 689 pecks is 0.0024 times the size of an Olympic Swimming Pool, and the size of an Olympic Swimming Pool is 420 times that amount.(FINA regulation; (minimum capacity)
According to the Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA), a swimming pool for Olympic and world championship events must measure 50 m by 25 m with a depth of at least 2 m for a total volume of 280,000 pecks. A pool of this size was to be used in Olympic time trials in New Jersey in early 2008, but its component pieces were stolen from a warehouse, likely to be sold for scrap metal.