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

Russia Designs Reusable Heavy-lift Rockets
13
Space vehicles, Russian, Launch vehicles (Design)
Saturn Showdown
21
Automobiles (Rating), Automobiles, Foreign (Rating)
Journey to the Center of the Earth
27
Geological research, Drilling and boring (Earth and rocks), Earth (Crust)
Taking a Bow
30
Motor boats (Rating)
Earth's New Look
34
Computer maps, World maps, Cartography (Computer use)
A Gallery of Great Cars
61
Automobiles (History, Photographs)
Test Pilot Tales
100
Society of Experimental Test Pilots
Restoring Wood Floors
102
Wood floors (Maintenance and repair, Finishes and finishing)
The Inside Outboard
104
Motor boats (Rating), Motor boat engines (Rating)
New Tape Format Set
110
Digital compact cassette recorders and recording

Snips
39
Snips (Tools)
Asphalt Fix
42
Driveways (Maintenance and repair)
A Cut Above
43
Cutting boards
Green Team
45
Garden equipment (Rating), Lawn equipment (Rating)
5 Quick Fixes
52
Houses (Maintenance and repair)
Keep Your Car New
59
Automobiles (Maintenance and repair)
Seville Rewrites Cadillac Rulebook
112
Automobiles (Rating)
Mitsubishi Diamante
113
Automobiles, Foreign (Rating)
New Vigor for Acura
114
Automobiles, Foreign (Rating)
Biology's Biggest Gamble
116
Human Genome Project
Rebels and Half-breeds
118
Cameras, Single-lens reflex (Rating)
Chris-Craft 228 Concept
121
Motor boats (Rating)

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