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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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All-in-one farm machine prepares, plants crop soil acreage
63
Agricultural equipment
50,000 feet, B-58's basement
96
Airplanes, Military
Muffier stays drier, lasts longer
99
Automobile engines (Mufflers)
Self-raising tent
105
Tents
Tricks he plays on trees!
113
Karl Sax; 1892-., Fruit trees, Dwarf, Grafting
Detroit listening post
195
Arthur R. Railton
I race in the big leagues
196
Automobile racing
Build the Bug, your personal sportster for $400
201
Automobiles (Manufacture)
Automatic chokes
205
Automobile engines (Chokes)
Quaint old cobbler's bench
209
Benches

Giant tongs unload a lumber train
117
Cranes, derricks, etc
Shadow box snaps image of snowflakes
120
Shadow boxes, Snow crystals
Backstage wizardry of the tv commercials
121
Television advertising, Television production and direction
Blizzards from sprinklers cover slopes with snow
127
Snow, Ski resorts
Roof rolls back on roller-skate wheels
128
Skylights
Underground fire revives oil well
132
Petroleum engineering
Back-yard ark of Eugene Kane
135
Boatbuilding
Canada's copter king
137
Carlyle Clare AGAR, Canada Royal Canadian Air Force, Helicopters in rescue work
Prefab plaster walls cut building costs
141
Houses, Prefabricated, Walls
Holland remakes its map with acres from the sea
142
Reclamation of land (Netherlands)
Wood sculpture that just happens
150
Jim Simmons, Wood carving
Farm equipment on parade
152
Agricultural equipment
Up-to-date tractor specifications
156
Tractors
Eight memorable days in the history of speed
160
Automobiles (History, Speed)
Where do the horses go?
182
Automobile engines, Horsepower (Mechanics)
World's toughest car test
186
Automobiles (Testing)
Do small cars make cents?
190
Automobiles
They say: cars are getting safer, but .
194
Automobiles (Safety measures)
Plastic bottle tops have many uses
212
Bottle caps
Picture a name
217
Children (Photographs)
Decorate wood with a torch
218
Pyrography
Print in your signature
221
Signatures (Photography)
New look for interior walls
222
Walls
One negative how many pictures?
230
Photographs (Trimming, mounting, etc)
Sun-powered car
233
Automobiles, Electric, Solar energy
These snack tables stack
234
Tables
Measuring a hillside lot
237
Building sites, Surveying
Loop-the-loop action toy
239
Toys
Auto-powered arc welding
241
Electric welding (Equipment)
Hydraulic carriers for farm machinery
249
Agricultural equipment (Transportation)
Turn it with a circle cutter
250
Cutting machines
Make this electric lawn trimmer-edger
254
Lawn mowers
Greater pleasure from car radios
261
Automobiles (Radio equipment)
Automatic convertible-top closer
262
Automobiles (Equipment)
Additional indicators aid in checking car performance
264
Gages

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