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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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Electronic servicemen and technicians, important, rewarding employment opportunities
54
Electronics as a profession
Spotlight on the International Scout
60
Motor vehicles
Ten minutes to survival
66
Outdoor life, Woodworking
What you'll find in the '62 cars
73
Donald MCDONALD, Automobiles
My most exciting moment
77
Curtis E. LeMay; 1906-1990
Garden waterfall pool
134
Garden ponds
Re-do it with foam rubber
138
Chairs (Maintenance and repair)
Flowerpot pole lamp
140
Electric lamps
Quickie sand box
145
Sandboxes
Tips for underwater shutterbugs
146
Underwater photography

World's safest plane?
80
Airplanes, Vertical take-off and landing
Cabin in a kit
86
Cabins
Ford owners find it an easy traveler, but a thirsty one
92
Automobiles
He trains Hollywood stars
98
Moe DISESSO, Birds (Training)
PM checks out new inboard-outdrive
104
Marine engines
Meteorites: proof of life on other planets?
108
Life on other planets, Meteorites
They rescue the Everglades deer
114
Deer
Look what's happening to karts
116
Automobiles, Racing
One family's playhouses
122
Playhouses
We built our own road through the Darien gap
124
Automobile touring (Central America), Pan American Highway System
Electronic hotel
132
San Francisco (Calif.) (Hotels, motels, etc)
Need a trolling motor?
152
Electric motors
Real space problems
154
Garden houses, shelters, etc, Storage in the home
Now, sound for 8-mm. movies
162
Motion picture sound recording
Shower stall in a package
168
Shower baths
How to adjust Bendix brakes
170
Brakes, Automobile
Clean filters breathe easier
174
Automobile engines (Filters)
Plus or minus with a dial indicator
178
Instrument panels
Make yourself an ellipsograph
182
Ellipsographs
Eleven instant jigs
184
Jigs (Tools)
Treasure finder's pal combines a metal locator, Geiger counter, radio
190
Radio equipment

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