Popular Mechanics

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Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether itís 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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Contents

What price noise?
6
Noise
He sculpts rail spikes
28
Howard Munce, Metal sculpture
Spotlight on the Consul Capri
58
Automobiles, Foreign
Scuba search!
67
Skin diving, Salvage (Waste)
Great donkey derby
76
Donkey racing, Apple Valley (Calif.)

Owners report
78
Automobiles
Two fishing boats full of good ideas
84
Fishing boats
Stay safe in salt water
86
Barracudas, Eels, Sharks, Drowning (Prevention)
Bubble trouble on tap
90
Cleaning compositions, Water pollution
Street scene, Tokyo style
96
Vehicles, Tokyo (Japan) (Street traffic)
Harrowing flight of Airtransit 13
102
Airplanes (Landing), Air traffic control, Aviation (Safety measures)
Master mechanic of the mountains
110
Bill SHAWVER, Mechanics (Persons)
Like to build a boat for fun?
146
Boatbuilding
Single point thread cutting
152
Screw threads
Hold everything
158
Tape
Electric lawn edger
164
Lawn mowers
Photo cell garage door opener
167
Photoelectric cells (Control use)
Tv hi-fi audio coupler
169
Amplifiers

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