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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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Fill 'er up with lpg
65
Automobile engines (Fuel), Liquefied petroleum gas
Frozen-fish factory goes to sea
72
Dick FREDERIC, Fisheries, Fishing boats
Automatic setter pulls bowled-over pins through alley floor
78
Bowling alleys
Tom Thumb beachhead
79
Military miniatures
Masterpieces in crystal
81
Steuben Glass, Glass industry
Paddle your own canoe safely
150
Canoes and canoeing
Double-duty lawn chair
169
Outdoor furniture
Soft water works for you
170
Water softening
Inlaid walnut bowl
175
Bowls
Folding tomato rack
177
Plant supports, Tomatoes

I time the champions
88
Sports officiating, Timing devices
Owners report on the '51 Chevrolet
94
Floyd Clymer; d. 1970, Automobiles (Testing)
School for handy housewives
106
REPAIRINGStudy and teaching
Adobe goes modern
112
Adobe buildings
Hot lab's cell block
116
Brookhaven National Laboratory
There's a new world in textiles
120
Orlon, Textile fibers, Synthetic
Water bronco
128
Motor boats
Concrete grows into tall elevators
131
Concrete construction
There's no age limit for mountain climbers
134
Mountaineering
Navy films a blast two miles deep
140
Explosions, Underwater photography
Portraits in wood
142
Earl GRESH, Portraits, Wood carving
Revival in the wheat field
144
Chris M. BUSCH, Steam engines
Concrete set in winter with infrared lamps
147
Infrared radiation (Industrial use)
Precast layers form building
148
Concrete construction, Precast concrete

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