Everyday Things That Weigh 60 Pounds

11 Everyday Things That Weigh 60 Pounds

Last updated on May 14th, 2022 at 01:30 pm

This article will show you a list of items that weigh 60 pounds. It can be difficult to find something that weighs exactly 60 pounds, but adding a few items together that equal 60 pounds is much easier to reference.

60 pounds is a heavier weight that not everyone can lift. A stronger person in good health can lift 60 pounds with ease but most people will struggle to lift this weight.

60 pounds is equal to 27.21 kilograms or 960 ounces.

Everyday Things That Weigh 60 Pounds

2 Border Collies

A Border Collie is a medium-sized dog that many families keep. They are a British herding dog that is friendly and loyal. They have a lifespan between 10 to 17 years.

The Border Collie can vary in weight between the males and females. On average, an adult male will weigh around 30-45 pounds and females between 27-42 pounds. 

If you put 2 Border Collies together that weigh 30 pounds each, they will weigh 60 pounds total. 

2 border collies

60 Bags of coffee beans

Bags of coffee beans are a great reference for weight as a standard bag weighs around 1 pound each.

You can purchase larger or smaller bags but most people are familiar with the 1-pound bag of coffee beans. 

One of these bags will produce about 100 tablespoons of ground coffee which is enough for around 80 cups. 

If each bag weighs 1 pound, placing 60 of the same bags on a scale will weigh 60 pounds total. 

bag of coffee beans

6 Domestic cats

A domestic cat or housecat is commonly kept in households and although they can vary in size, the average domestic cat weighs around 10 pounds. 

When full-grown, they can range from 7-12 pounds with the average being 10 pounds

Unlike the Maine Coon cat that can reach up to 18 pounds as an adult. 

So if you had 6 domestic cats in a box together, they would weigh close to 60 pounds. Not including the weight of the box.

domestic house cat on chair

12 Bags of carrots

You may have noticed while grocery shopping that bags of carrots are available in a variety of sizes. Normally you can buy them in a 2,5,10 pound bag and even larger in some places.

Mini carrots are also sold in very small bags under 1 pound. But on average, most people are familiar with a 5-pound bag of carrots. If you have a large family, you most likely buy 5-pound bags of carrots.

If you had 12 of these 5-pound bags, they would equal 60 pounds total and give you a good idea of what 60 pounds feels like. 

bunch of carrots

30 Pineapples

Pineapple is a very common edible tropical fruit that has several uses and provides many health benefits. 

Pineapples are normally used as a nutritious snack, crushed up in drinks, added onto pizza or fruit salad, and much more.

Pineapples can be bought at most supermarkets and fruit stands. They can be bought in a variety of sizes and weights ranging from 2 to 6 pounds.

If you had a smaller pineapple of 2 pounds, you would need 30 of them together to equal 60 pounds. 

bunch of pineapples

192 Baseballs

Baseballs are commonly known for being used during a baseball game. Baseballs are different than softballs in both size and weight. 

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A baseball is made out of cork and has a rubber core that is tightly wrapped in yarn and sewn together. 

Baseballs that are used in the major leagues, have a circumference of 9 to 9.25 inches and weigh about 5 ounces each.

Knowing that 60 pounds equals 960 ounces, and 1 baseball weighs 5 pounds, some simple math will tell you you need 192 baseballs. 

So if you need to know the weight of 60 pounds and happen to have 192 baseballs lying around, you now have 60 pounds of baseballs. 

baseball on the field

75-inch tv

I recently purchased a new 75-inch tv and I was concerned about the weight of it being mounted on the wall. A huge advantage that new TVs have over older style TVs, is they are considerably lighter.

While doing some research, I was surprised to see that a 75-inch tv only weighs around 60 pounds. This can vary for different models, but on average, you can expect a new 75-inch tv to weigh very close to 60 pounds. 

tv mounted on a wall

2 Wheelchairs

Wheelchairs are available in a variety of sizes and styles. The materials used during construction can also be different so the weight of a wheelchair will vary. 

Manual wheelchairs are lighter than powered wheelchairs. Most average-sized manual wheelchairs range in weight from 30 to 40 pounds. 

Large-sized wheelchairs and powered wheelchairs can weigh around 20 pounds more than the standard manual wheelchairs.

Therefore, if you had 2 manual wheelchairs each weighing 30 pounds, they would equal 60 pounds total. 

wheelchair on wooden floor

2 Mountain bikes

Mountain bikes are designed for people who love to ride on rough terrain, on trails, and in mountainous areas. The weight of the bike is crucial as the wrong weight can lead to poor riding experience and safety concerns. 

If you are someone who likes to ride a mountain bike, you will be familiar with its weight. On average, mountain bikes range from 22 to 35 pounds with 30 pounds being the normal weight.

If you had 2 mountain bikes that weigh 30 pounds each, they would weigh 60 pounds total. 

riding mountain bike on trail

12 Bags of ice

If you are going on a camping trip, planning an outdoor gathering, or just need some extra ice, you can buy ice by the bag at most gas stations and grocery stores.

It’s very common to see bags of ice sold in different sized bags of 3, 5, or 10 pounds. A 5-pound bag is the most common. 

If you had 12 bags of ice and each weighed 5 pounds, together they would equal 60 pounds. 

bags of ice

7 Gallons of milk

Depending on the type of milk and the size of the container, the weight of milk can vary. Depending on where you live, milk can be sold by the gallon or quart. 

In some places, it is sold by the liter, half-liter, and quarter liter which is measured in milliliters. 

On average, 1 gallon of milk weighs 8.6 pounds and a quart weighs 2.15 pounds. If you had 7 gallons of milk in the same container, it would equal around 60 pounds. 

gallon of milk on counter

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