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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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CAP to the rescue
81
United States Civil Air Patrol, Aviation (Accidents), Rescue work
World's biggest clearance sale
89
Auctions, Surplus products
Beehive house has twenty-four sides
95
Buildings, Round
Title tricks for home movies
98
Motion pictures (Titling)
Look what they've done with the telephone
104
Telephone
Compare the 1955 cars
168
Automobiles (Statistics)
What makes automatic transmissions automatic?
169
Automobiles (Transmission)
Whip those horses
175
Automobiles (Maintenance and repair)
Modern lamps
179
Electric lamps
Refinishing old tables
181
Furniture (Finishes and finishing), Tables

Handy man for the handicapped
105
Albert J. BREITKREUTZ, Handicapped (Equipment)
Portable schools solve building shortage
108
School buildings
Giant dies cut on Big Bertha bandsaw
110
Metal cutting, Saws and sawing
Hull of fighting PT boat becomes floating home
116
Houseboats
After the atom, power from the sun
117
Solar energy
House of noises
124
Sound equipment, New York (N.Y.) (Stores)
Diary of a new car
128
Automobiles (Design)
Specifications of the 1955 cars
146
Automobiles
Some of the year's high lights
148
Automobiles (Design)
What does it cost to own a car?
150
Automobiles (Cost of operation)
Changing automobile
154
Automobiles (Design, History)
Are European cars better?
160
Automobile industry (Western Europe), Automobiles (Design)
They also ran
164
Floyd Clymer; d. 1970, Automobiles (History)
Telephone gossip-chair
185
Chairs
Razor-blade photo trimmer
187
Photography (Equipment)
Pilot flash for portrait work
191
Photography, Flashlight
Toy armor
192
Toys
Make your own plastic bags and covers
198
Plastic bags
Cabinet for your enlarger
202
Cabinets (Furniture)
Variable-intensity safelight
205
Photography (Equipment)
How to use hand reamers, counterbores, and countersinks
207
Counterbores, Countersinks (Tools), Reamers
Off-center turning
212
Turning (Machine work)
Keeping your workshop tools sharp
218
Sharpening of tools
Campus radio network
229
University of Iowa, Ham radio
Compact two-meter radio transceiver for amateurs
230
Radiotelephone
Tv service hints
232
Television receivers (Maintenance and repair)

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