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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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Land-Rover: is it really indestructible?
44
Jeep automobiles
It protects the surface from six miles up!
73
Airplanes, Military (Radar equipment)
PM's coast-to-coast test: Pinto vs. Vega
76
Automobiles (Testing)
Coming: a camera that can focus itself!
82
Photography (Focusing), Cameras, Instant print
I'm retiring from driving, but I'll never quit racing!
86
Automobile racing
Water toys
122
Motor boats
New boating products
124
Boats and boating (Equipment)
Build the yellow jacket for $400
126
Air cushion vehicles
How to service small engines
130
Gas and oil engines (Maintenance and repair)
How to troubleshoot your speedometer
136
Speedometers

411 series: Volkswagen's luxury line
92
Automobiles, Foreign
How the airlines hope to stop bombs and bomb scares
94
Airports (Security measures), Detectors
Weird, wild and wonderful
98
Inventions
New breed of offshore fishermen
104
Hulls (Naval architecture)
New 1971 boats
108
Boats and boating
Wake surfing is for anywhere
112
Motor boats
New jet-powered boats
115
Jet boats
How to repair a fiberglass boat
116
Boats and boating (Maintenance and repair, Materials)
How to figure your planing speed from hull and horsepower
120
Motor boats (Speed), Nomography

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