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40' dia. Mid-Profile Horizon Dome Kit by Monterey Domes
This Monterey Dome Kit is the basic shell kit that is constructed with 2X6 Douglas Fir struts and 1/2 inch precut plywood sheathing. The wood quality is fantasic. The parts are precut and color coded. It comes with color-coded, welded metal struts, bolts, washers, nuts, plans, assembly manual, and engineering specs. Attached are some pictures of the dome. This is a new and complete kit that was purchased in the 1980's. It was never assembled and has been stored safely since.

Here is the original ad from Monterey Domes

Build this beautiful Dome home by yourself. The dome home is the least expensive and most energy efficient home available. This Monterey Dome is a Geodesic Shell Package that can easily be assembled by one or two people in a few days with ordinary hand tools. The unique patented system is a dramatic break through - makes home construction a snap. This dome will save you up to 60% of the building costs over a conventional home, yet meets or exceeds local building codes. It also saves you up to 50% on heating and cooling costs.

What is Included

Monterey Dome basic package. This is a 40' Horizon model dome kit. Package includes: color coded steel hubs; 2x6 pre-cut color coded Douglas Fir struts and studs; pre-cut color coded 1/2" CCX exterior grade plywood; machine bolts, nuts and washers; nails; set of blueprints, structural engineering drawings and book of structural engineering calculations; Monterey Domes assembly manual; and basic construction handbook

This package contains all materials for constructing the shell of the dome. Buyer must supply lot, foundation, windows, doors, wiring, heating, plumbing, insulation, roofing and finishing materials to complete the job. I have posted a couple of possible floor plans but you may create your own. And I have posted a picture of a possible kitchen.

.Save thousands over the price of a new kit! Only $9995 - compare with a new kit at $25-$30K! Buyer must pick up at seller's place of residence in Union City, PA. Package weighs approx. 6,000 lbs.. If interested contact Al Kiser at or (814) 438-2701