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Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.
 

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Rack is for more than just luggage
10
Automobiles (Equipment)
Gear that has tested the best
22
Sporting goods
How to choose a new video game
28
Electronic games
Back-yard shelter in one afternoon
30
Shelters
New machines to skim the snow
32
Snowmobiles and snowmobiling
Oval scribing trammel/compass
94
Drawing equipment
Hand scraper
95
Scrapers (Tools)
Miter stop
96
Miter boxes, gages, etc
Saw guide
97
Saws and sawing (Equipment)
A master craftsman's picture framing secrets
98
Picture frames and framing

Troubleshooting Chrysler's electronic ignition system
35
Automobile engines (Ignition)
PM looks at . . . Homelite's newest chain saw
57
Saws and sawing
Driving the '83 Mazda 626
66
Automobiles, Foreign (Testing)
Turbocharging: this time it's here to stay
71
Automobile engines (Superchargers)
Here's the atom as you've never seen it!
76
Particles (Nuclear physics)
New wings for old warbirds
80
Airplanes, Military (History), Airplanes, Restored
PM owners report
84
Chevrolet S-10 pickup
Media room: entertainment center in your home
86
Media rooms
PM's pick: best new big-screen TVs
89
Projection television
Video games: more flash and dazzle!
92
Electronic games
5 tools to make for your shop
94
Tools
Create your own circus music
102
Calliope
Belt sander basics
112
Sanding and sanding equipment
It's all downhill from here
119
Skiing
Piggyback launch for military minishuttle
120
Space flight (Military use), Space vehicles
Super phone
122
Telephone (Equipment)
PM software monitor
124
Computer programming
Computer games make great gifts
124
Electronic games
PM's universal copy stand
140
Photography (Equipment)
PM looks at . . . crosscut saw sharpening tools
146
Sharpening of tools
5 ways PM readers save energy
148
Energy conservation

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