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Mile-high Illinois

Illustration of the Illinois Illinois and other buildings Photo of Illinois model

Skill Level 3/5
Previous experience recommended.

This model builds into a 1:1700 scale replica of the Illinois. The model stands about 40 inches (1 metre) tall.

You will need a colour printer capable of handling card or cover stock to print the parts sheets. 67 lb cover stock (approx 8.5 thousandths of an inch or 0.2 mm thick) is recommended.

See photos of the finished model.
Brief history and related links.

The model files

illinois_instr.pdf - 213 KiB - This document contains the instructions only (5 pages).

illinois_parts.pdf - 2.11 MiB - This document contains the parts layout (10 pages).

The parts and instructions are in Adobe PDF format. Your web browser may allow you to read and print these files, otherwise you'll need a PDF reader such as Adobe's Acrobat Reader or Foxit Reader.

Last updated on 5 February 2021 
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