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

Mars Observer Set for Trek to the Red Planet
17
Space flight to Mars (Mars Observer mission)
America's Secret Commandos
25
United States Special Operations Command
Double Whammy
33
Two-stroke cycle engines (Design)
The Mechanics of a Field Goal
36
Kicking (Football), Physics and sports
Clean Machine
40
Motor boats (Environmental aspects), Motor boat engines (Rating)
Bath and Utility Room Bump-out
67
Utility rooms, Houses, Remodeled, Bathrooms
Skil Belt/disc Sander
72
Sanding and sanding equipment
Renovating Old Windows
78
Windows (Maintenance and repair)
How to Use a Vacuum Gauge
89
Automobile engines (Manifolds), Vacuum gages
Torque Converter
90
Automobiles (Transmission), Torque

Honda Civic
43
Automobiles, Foreign
Possible Dreams
46
Popular mechanics (Periodical), Radiation (Exhibitions)
The King's Last Lap
48
Richard Petty
Power TV.
51
Television antennas (Rating)
Anniversary Party
55
Coffee tables
Radiant Barriers
60
Radiant heating, Insulation (Heat)
10 Great Home Appliances
62
Household appliances
Improve Your Car
92
Automobiles (Equipment)
Ocean Outboards
98
Outboard motors (Rating)
Light Years
102
Intersource Technologies Inc, Light bulbs
Backyard Monsters
104
Insects in art (Exhibitions), Robots (Exhibitions)
How to Restore an Old Car (II)
106
Automobiles, Restored
Dodge Day in Detroit
112
Tommy Archer, Bobby Archer, Automobile racing
Creating Special Effects
114
Videotapes (Sound effects, Titling), Videotape recorders and recording (Special effects)

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