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

How to be your own boss: the $80-billion boom in franchising
25
Franchise system
Can Chrysler put the crunch on Cale? Daytona preview
87
Automobile racing, Automobiles, Racing
How deep will divers work?
92
Diving, Submarine (Physiological effects), Diving equipment
How to buck a blizzard
96
AUTOMOBILE driving (Safety measures), Automobile driving (Storm hazards)
Queen Elizabeth 2
100
Queen Elizabeth 2 (Ship)
Model this 24-pounder
134
Gun models, Metalwork (Projects)
PM owners report
140
American motors AMX.
How to spot a bad house that looks good
144
House buying
Drop-in film cartridge has come to stay
148
Photography (Films, Cartridges, cassettes, etc)
Five weekend projects to build
154
Woodworking (Projects)

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