From the Auction:
My name is Joel Waul creator of Megaton The World’s Largest Rubber Band Ball.
Megaton is 6ft 7′ high, 9,032 LBS, & 25ft Circumference.
The old record was 5ft 5′ high, 4,594 LBS, & 19ft Circumference.
I started it on April 10, 2004 after seeing Tony Evans drop his ball from a plane on Ripley’s Believe It or Not.
4 yrs 7 months later it’s the world’s largest. Verified by Guinness World Records on November 13, 2008.
Guinness World Records has it as #9 of the 10 best world records of 2008.
Megaton’s first 3,200 lbs are store bought rubber bands these rubber bands cost $3.49-$5.99 per lb.
The other 5,832 pound are made up of 40′- 45′ custom made rubber bands that can stretch around your car. Some of these custom bands cost up to $32 per lb.
Auction Link: Megaton Giant Rubber Band