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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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Yo, ho, ho computing
8
Computer programs (Unauthorized use)
Expedition camera
12
Cameras
GM falling behind?
22
General Motors Corp
5 energy-saving tips from readers
44
Energy conservation
Troubleshooting GM's Computer Command Control system
49
Automobiles (Electronic equipment)
Today: the golden age of tape
80
Tape recorders and recording (Rating)
PM owners report
82
Toyota Celica Supra
Build a New England stone fence
84
Stone walls
Make music in your shop
88
Banjo, Stringed instruments
Steel corrugated nails
91
Nails

The world's longest game
54
Electronic games
Stereo sound from your walls
58
Loudspeakers (Design), Transducers
PM rides the world's hottest bikes
61
Motorcycles (Rating)
Superscopes beam us into atom-sized worlds
64
Electron microscopes
PM tests the biggest outboard ever
68
Motor boat engines (Rating)
The Blackbird story
70
Airplanes, Military (Design)
The Blackbird's power package
73
Airplane engines, Jet
New looks for the blow-up boats
74
Boats and boating
Superbikes: built like airplanes
76
Bicycles
Build PM's hutch table
92
Tables
Tradition from a kit
105
Banjo
Total sunpower
110
Solar houses, Santa Fe (N.M.) (Housing)
Back to canvas
111
Tugboats
Strap-on plane
112
Flying machines
Driving the Nissan Sentra
122
Automobiles, Foreign (Testing)
New pick-your-power boating
126
Motor boats
Readers' turn to be traffic cop for a day
134
Traffic violations
PM looks at a super no-frills band saw
141
Saws and sawing

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