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I am looking for instructions similar to those of the 75192 Millennium Falcon, i.e. large-format ring binder instructions. Is there a list of sets that have these? Or a database from which this information can be derived? Bricklink does have images of the instructions, but doesn't specify the binding type.

It would be nice if such a list existed. If you know some sets with this binding type, please also mention those.

I own the 75192, 75252 and 10188 instructions, all are nice examples of this type.

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    I have checked the BrickLists section of Brickset but cannot find anything either. Most databases cover only parts and stickers so it may be difficult to find something like this.
    – Ambo100
    Jun 21 at 14:45
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    This question says that the 10030 instruction book is even larger (size, not weight) than the 75192. Bricklink even has a comment on the spiral-bound instructions of the 10179 Millenium Falcon. Spiral-bound seems to be the correct term.
    – Aziraphale
    Jun 22 at 20:19
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After some manual search, I found only a small number of sets that definitely have spiral-bound instructions. All of them are from the Star Wars theme and almost all of them are UCS models. This is the list so far:

10030 Imperial Star Destroyer - UCS (either glued or spiral-bound)
10179 Millennium Falcon - UCS
10188 Death Star
10221 Super Star Destroyer - UCS
75159 Death Star - UCS
75192 Millennium Falcon - UCS (2nd edition)
75252 Imperial Star Destroyer - UCS (2nd edition)
21005 Fallingwater

Please comment or edit if you are aware of other sets.

The following sets were confirmed to not have spiral-bound instructions:

31203 World Map
10276 Colosseum
71043 Hogwarts
10256 Taj Mahal
71741 Ninjago City Gardens
75978 Diagon Alley

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  • Perhaps this needs to be converted to Community Wiki?
    – Alex
    Jun 23 at 5:56
  • @jncraton What is the intention for adding sets that don't have spiral-bound instructions?
    – Aziraphale
    Jun 23 at 10:19
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    Probably that they are large sets that you would expect the extensive instructions would be spiral bound... I find it useful information. One can hypothesize that spiral binding is something reserved for starwars UCS and similar sets... Jun 23 at 17:33
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    I checked the sets with over 5k parts out of curiosity. I wanted to share the results so that anyone else looking at this wouldn't duplicate the effort.
    – jncraton
    Jun 23 at 19:32
  • @jncraton That makes sense. Only very large sets will have spiral binding. So far, this seems to be a Star Wars exclusive thing.
    – Aziraphale
    Jun 23 at 20:58

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