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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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Monsters on parade
97
Animals, Mechanical, Parades, Pittsfield (Mass.)
Portable radar unit designed especially for small airports
105
Radar in aviation
Buffalo, cattle, and now, oil
106
Petroleum (Northwestern States), Northwestern States (Industries)
Jet gun for frogmen
114
Fishing (Equipment)
Self-leveling combine works up, down and around slopes
117
Harvesting machinery

Owners report: Corvette is a fine fun car but it has its limitations
118
Floyd Clymer; d. 1970, Automobiles
Power cart rolls to job
125
Gas and oil engines
Flats changed on the fly
128
Automobiles (Maintenance and repair), Tires, Automobile
Don't get lost in the wilderness
130
Missing persons
Swamp-buggy steeplechase
136
Competitions, Amphibious vehicles
Driving range for beginners
142
Automobile driving (Study and teaching)
House you asked for
145
Houses (Designs and plans)
Right grade of lumber saves money
151
Lumber
Space savers for heating or cooling
152
Air conditioning equipment, Furnaces
At home, 2004 A.D.
154
Paul Laszlo (American architect.); 1900-1993, Houses, Future
Parade of homes, $7,250 to $15,000
157
Houses (Designs and plans)
Would you build it yourself again?
162
Houses, Building
How much will it cost?
165
Building (Costs)
Plan your home with circles
166
Houses (Designs and plans)
Inside, outside and all around the house
168
Panel construction
He builds a house in sections
170
Houses, Prefabricated
Look what you can do with doors
172
Doors
Is the old homestead worth saving?
173
Houses, Remodeled
House for a narrow lot
177
Houses (Designs and plans)
How do you want it delivered?
178
Houses, Prefabricated
Spotlight on flush lighting
180
Lighting
Modernize your home with translucent panels
181
Paneling
New faces for old homes
190
Houses, Remodeled
Free-form table of cork
195
Tables
Your car battery: how it works
218
Storage batteries
Indexing attachment for small lathes
223
Indexing (Machine work), Lathes
Cove cutting on the circular saw
228
Saws and sawing
Selecting and using a bench vise
233
Vises
Rivet it right
237
Rivets and riveting
Color-tv field tests
245
Color television
Two low-cost high-fidelity multiple-speaker enclosures
246
Loudspeakers
Laminated nut bowl
288
Bowls
Hints for using electric handsaws
292
Saws and sawing
Handy stand for flexible shaft
294
Shafting
File know-how
297
Files and rasps
Compact workbench for the home shop
300
Workbenches
Sewing-kit lamp
304
Electric lamps
Know your glues
306
Glue
How to buy wood screws
310
Screws
Sanding on a drill press
314
Drills, Sanding and sanding equipment
Hot-roll server
318
Copperwork, Copperware
Mending shallow gouges in furniture
322
John M. LIETWILER, Furniture (Maintenance and repair)
Combination shelf-serving tray
326
Shelves and racks, Trays
Basic hand tools
330
Tools
Telephone shelf
334
Shelves and racks
Jigsawed letter rack
336
Letter holders
Using hand reamers and countersinks
338
Countersinks (Tools), Reamers
Wiring hints
344
Electric wire and wiring

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