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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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Table saw miter tool
34
Miter boxes, gages, etc
PM electronics monitor
36
10 years beyond the moon: NASA shoots for giants
47
Satellites, Space flight (Voyager flights)
Leftover LMs and other museum modules
50
Space vehicles, Space flight to the moon
PM owners report
52
Two-door Dodge Omni and Plymouth Horizon

Ultrasound--new medical marvel
54
Ultrasonic waves (Medical use)
Automatic transmission quiz
58
Automobiles (Transmission), Information tests
Build a split-screen snorkel box
60
Underwater photography (Equipment)
Return of the roadster!
62
Automobiles
Driving the Triumph TR-7 convertible
64
Sports cars (Rating)
7 tests to help choose a color TV.
66
Television receivers
New for jogging . . . or avoiding it!
70
Running (Equipment)
PM owners report
72
Dodge Colt Hatchback and Plymouth Champ
New cameras: smaller, lighter
74
Cameras
Sprayers to battle midsummer pests
86
Spraying equipment
How to raise and level stepping stones
90
Garden steps
Build a classic oaken table
92
Tables
Add-on fence solves bench-sawing problems
114
Saws and sawing (Equipment)
Penney's sander-grinder
116
Grinding machines, Sanding and sanding equipment
Tune up your bike for riding ease and safety
118
Bicycles (Maintenance and repair)
Tips on energy-efficient living in an RV.
138
Energy conservation, Recreational vehicles
How to spot a turkey
148
Automobile drivers
Canny idea in houses
150
House construction, Recycling

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