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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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Electrical outlets where you want them
24
Electric wire and wiring
Mania for mini-trains
29
Model railroads
Firsthand report
34
Driving the Mazda RX-7
Toss a coin .
45
Counting machines and devices
Make this Tiffany-style terrarium
66
Terrariums

Photo-totes: choose the bag for your needs
74
Camera bags, cases, etc
PM looks at: Beam Box FM antenna
80
Radio antennas (Rating)
Where to take your garden for help
83
Gardens and gardening
Firsthand report
85
Driving the BMW 7331
Skateboard wring-out
88
Skateboarding
Learn to fix that lawnmower engine
92
Lawn mowers (Maintenance and repair)
How to make it handle better
97
Motorcycles (Maintenance and repair)
Putting biblical pieces together
103
Bible
Indy 500: how to watch the pit-stop ballet
108
Automobile racing
New fun machines for spring
112
Recreational vehicles
Coming: super windmills for super power
116
Windmills
In-dash CB: lots of new choices and a chance for a bargain
120
Citizens band radio (Equipment)
How to hide unsightly wall plates
123
Wallpaper and wallpapering
Tips from an expert: how to repair and clean carpeting
138
Rugs and carpets (Care)
Put sunglasses on your windows and keep down cooling costs
141
Screens (Doors, windows, etc.)
Electric drill basics
142
Drills
1978 Popular mechanics car care guide
143
Automobile engines (Maintenance and repair), Automobiles (Maintenance and repair)
Yes, car care really does pay off!
150
Automobiles
Turn a mess into a dream garage!
156
Garages
Resisting-trade-in miles
205
Carburetors
Ongoing miles
209
Automobiles (Springs and suspension)
Golden miles
218
Automobile engines (Cooling)
Taking inventory
229
Tools
Stunt-flying fender-benders
248
Automobile racing (Great Britain)
What you should know about your new home-owners insurance
274
Insurance, Homeowners'.
PM looks at Canon's tilt and shift 35-mm lens
285
Lenses, Photographic

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