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How heavy is 8,000 ounces?

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It's about 40,000 times as heavy as a Quarter.
In other words, the weight of a Quarter is 0.0000250 times 8,000 ounces.
(United States quarter-dollar coin) (a.k.a. Quarter dollar, a.k.a. America the Beautiful quarter, a.k.a. two bits)
The America the Beautiful series quarters, which began to enter circulation in 2017, weigh 0.20 ounces each. In answer to the common riddle, there are 119 ridges around the edge of the coin in its current design.
It's about 30,000 times as heavy as an Eye (Human).
In other words, 8,000 ounces is 32,000 times the weight of an Eye (Human), and the weight of an Eye (Human) is 0.0000310 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.
It's about 20,000 times as heavy as a Battery (AAA).
In other words, 8,000 ounces is 19,000 times the weight of a Battery (AAA), and the weight of a Battery (AAA) is 0.0000530 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 15,000 times as heavy as a Compact disc.
In other words, the weight of a Compact disc is 0.0000670 times 8,000 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 10,000 times as heavy as a Mouse.
In other words, 8,000 ounces is 11,000 times the weight of a Mouse, and the weight of a Mouse is 0.0000910 times that amount.
(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 9,500 times as heavy as a Battery (AA).
In other words, the weight of a Battery (AA) is 0.00011 times 8,000 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 6,500 times as heavy as a Light Bulb.
In other words, the weight of a Light Bulb is 0.00015 times 8,000 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.