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How heavy is 230 ounces?

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It's about as heavy as a Gallon of Paint.
(excluding container; average weight)
A gallon of paint weighs about 200 ounces. Every day, 10,000,000 L (3,000,000 gal) of paint are applied in the United States.
It's about as heavy as a Cat.
(Felis catus) (Domestic; healthy weight)
The average domestic cat should weigh between 200 ounces. Cats are known for their righting reflex, which allows them to land on their feet and survive falls from heights of 1 m (3 ft) up to about 21 m.
It's about as heavy as a Bowling Ball.
In other words, the weight of a Bowling Ball is 1.04347826 times 230 ounces.
(most common selection among male bowlers)
With an allowable range of 176 ounces, the most-preferred bowling ball weight among adult, male bowlers is 240 ounces. Because regulation balls measure the same diameter irrespective of their weight, ball density varies by size and balls weighing less than about 176.369810 ounces will float in water.
It's about seven-tenths as heavy as a Dachshund.
In other words, the weight of a Dachshund is 1 times 230 ounces.
(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 300 ounces. 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 half as heavy as a Gold Bar.
In other words, 230 ounces is 0.52408854170 times the weight of a Gold Bar, and the weight of a Gold Bar is 1.9080745340 times that amount.
(London Good Delivery bar)
A "London Good Delivery" gold bar — the variety commonly held by Central Banks — should weigh 438.85714290 ounces. The largest gold bar ever produced was minted by Mitsubishi Materials Corporation (a sibling company of the auto manufacturer) in 2005 and weighed 8,818.4904870 ounces.
It's about two times as heavy as a Brick.
In other words, 230 ounces is 2.20 times the weight of a Brick, and the weight of a Brick is 0.450 times that amount.
(Standard, traditional face brick - 1,900 cu. cm (120 cu. in))
A standard, traditional face brick weighs an average of 100 ounces. The steeple of the Church of St. Martin in Landshut, Germany is said to be the tallest brick tower in the world at a height of 130.6 m (428.5 ft) and was constructed using an estimated 650,000 bricks.
It's about three times as heavy as a Chihuahua.
In other words, 230 ounces is 2.90 times the weight of a Chihuahua, and the weight of a Chihuahua is 0.3450 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Chihuahue(o) (FCI standard)
The F&d&ration Cynologique Internationale (FCI) calls for Chihuahuas to weigh about 79.40 ounces. Relative to their body sizes, Chihuahuas have the largest brain size of any dog breed.