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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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Plastic sheets speed map making
146
Topographic maps
Tire doctor
154
Charles M. TOWNER, Tires, Truck
Five-minute lubrication in San Diego
160
Automobiles (Lubrication and lubricants)
Three-speed record-changer kit modernizes old phono-radio console
161
Radio receivers (Phonograph combination)
Thirty-watt 807 audio amplifier for dance halls and auditoriums
162
Amplifiers

Versatile baby carriage serves many purposes
101
Baby carriages
Plymouth has power, style and handles well, say owners
102
Automobiles
Clymer road test
102
Floyd Clymer; d. 1970, Automobiles (Testing)
RCA looks into the future
107
Radio Corporation of America
Beam that zips up from a winch
110
Towers
Anyone can be a frogman
113
Diving, Submarine
Report on a new profession: photoanalyst
118
Donald Jenks BELCHER, Map reading, Mapping, Aerial
World's hottest garbage
124
Radioactive waste disposal
Year in the life of a freight car
130
Railroads (Freight cars)
He irrigates with clocks
135
John GENTRY, Agriculture (Texas), Irrigation (Texas)
Building to follow the sun
140
Jared MORSE, Architecture and climate, Office buildings
Baseball sign language
142
Baseball
Decorate your home with a weather vane
165
Weather vanes
Mirror silvering
169
Silvering
Barbecue from oil drum
182
Barbecue cooking
Glass-topped coffee table
185
Tables
Keep warm in winter and cool in summer
186
Air conditioning equipment, Furnaces
Build a memory walk
194
Pavements
Servicing tubeless tires
198
Tires, Automobile
Short-focus film reader
202
Filmstrips (Viewers)
Lathe brake for quick stops
205
Lathes
Compound bandsawing
210
Saws and sawing
Mounting lathe chuck
215
Chucks (Machine work)

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