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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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What to look for when you buy a bike
22
Bicycles
Karting: everybody's chance to be a race driver!
69
Karting
How to troubleshoot your airconditioner
72
Air conditioners (Maintenance and repair)
How to build a brick-in-sand patio
78
Brick construction, Decks, patios, terraces, etc
How to install wrought-iron railings
82
Hand railings, Wrought iron
Guns too slick to shoot
128
Firearms (Collectors and collecting)
Black box that tests boats
132
Boats and boating (Rating, Safety measures)
New line on boat ropes
134
Rope
Bow for far-out archers
137
Bow and arrow
Cars the Red Baron would love
138
Automobiles, Foreign

How to replace disc-brake pads
84
Brakes, Automobile (Maintenance and repair)
Tandem two-holer you can fly from either seat
85
Airplanes, Light (Design)
PM owners report
88
Ford Ranchero and Chevrolet El Camino
Early American hutch-table you can build
96
Cabinets (Furniture), Tables
Creative deck and patio ideas you can borrow
100
Decks, patios, terraces, etc
New fun with underwater photos
104
Underwater photography (Equipment)
New autopilot got started with Ben Franklin's kite
122
Automatic pilot (Airplanes)
Leg-powered machine for easy swimming
126
Aquatic sports (Equipment), Swimming
Four electronic kits for your car
142
Automobiles (Electronic equipment)
Those under-$200 receivers: yes, they're really hi-fi
146
Radio receivers
How to track down a handling problem
152
Automobiles (Maintenance and repair)
Drill-press overarm makes your router twice as handy
156
Drills, Routing machines
Little beauties for tools and kids
162
Garden houses, shelters, etc, Playhouses
Fly-cutter holder you can make for your lathe
172
Cutting tools, Lathes
Penney's newest portable power saw
176
Saws and sawing

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