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How heavy is 3,000 ounces?

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It's about 2,500 times as heavy as a Light Bulb.
In other words, the weight of a Light Bulb is 0.0004 times 3,000 ounces.
(a.k.a. lamp) (for A19-size, 60w, incandescent bulb by Bulbrite; package weight)
A standard, sixty-watt light bulb weighs about 1.2 oz. The tightly-coiled filament inside a bulb of this size would measure about 579mm if uncoiled and stretched out.
It's about 3,500 times as heavy as a Battery (AA).
In other words, the weight of a Battery (AA) is 0.00029 times 3,000 ounces.
(Alkaline)
An "AA" size battery weighs 0.850 ounces. AA batteries came into common use during World War II and were given their name by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Committee C18 because they were smaller than the "A" size batteries which were invented first.
It's about 4,000 times as heavy as a Mouse.
In other words, the weight of a Mouse is 0.00025 times 3,000 ounces.
(a.k.a. "House mouse", Mus musculus) (adult)
The weight of a mouse is typically an average of 0.740 ounces. While most mice typically live two to three years, the Methuselah Mouse Prize — an award administered by a non-profit organization which advances aging-related research — was once awarded to a team of scientists whose research resulted in a mouse living just under five years.
It's about 5,500 times as heavy as a Compact disc.
In other words, the weight of a Compact disc is 0.00018 times 3,000 ounces.
(a.k.a. CD)
A compact disc typically weighs 0.530 ounces. Data is stored on CDs by encoding into the track a series of tiny pits — each between 3.5 and 850 µm (0.00014 and 0.033 in) in length.
It's about 7,000 times as heavy as a Battery (AAA).
In other words, 3,000 ounces is 7,100 times the weight of a Battery (AAA), and the weight of a Battery (AAA) is 0.00014 times that amount.
(Alkaline)
An "AAA" size battery weighs 0.420 ounces. Batteries are named by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Committee C18 and AAA batteries were given their name because they were smaller than the "AA" and "A" size batteries which were invented first.
It's about one-seven-thousand-five-hundredth as heavy as Christ the Redeemer (statue).
In other words, 3,000 ounces is 0.000134 times the weight of Christ the Redeemer (statue), and the weight of Christ the Redeemer (statue) is 7,460 times that amount.
(a.k.a. O Cristo Redentor, a.k.a. Christo redemptor) (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Christ the Redeemer weighs 22,400,000 ounces. The statue overlooks the city of Rio de Janeiro from atop the 709.9-meter (2,329 ft) granite peak in the Tijuca Forest National Park.
It's about 10,000 times as heavy as an Eye (Human).
In other words, 3,000 ounces is 12,000 times the weight of an Eye (Human), and the weight of an Eye (Human) is 0.0000830 times that amount.
(adult)
A fully developed eye (in a person over the age of thirteen), weighs about 0.25 oz. The pupil of the eye varies depending on the amount of light it is exposed to, but typically measures about 4 mm across.