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

Fourth of July the year around
81
Pacific Rocket Society, Rockets
America's smallest car, the Metropolitan
88
Automobiles
Owners report on the '54 Hudson
92
Floyd Clymer; d. 1970, Automobiles
Ford's sportster
97
Automobiles
I flew with the atom bombers
98
Aviation, Military
Color tv on tape
157
Videotape recorders and recording, Color television
Radio hams stage hidden-station hunts
158
Ham radio
How to check your car radio
160
Automobiles (Radio equipment)
Tool sheds for your garden
161
Garden houses, shelters, etc
Frame your entrance
171
Doorways

Weird birdmen of Mexico
104
Indians of Mexico (Dance)
This summer begins our all-out war on polio
106
Poliomyelitis (Vaccines and vaccination), Oxygen equipment
Bus serves as home for family of nine
114
Motor vehicles
That versatile stuff paperboard
116
Corrugated paperboard
Conference by telecon
122
United States Air Force Materiel Command, Communications, Military
Where to find fish in a lake
128
Fishing
Boat show for '54
133
Boats and boating, Motor boats
Archery golf
145
Archery
Belt on wheels loads air cargo
147
Air freight service, Loading and unloading
Let your camera bring back that vacation alive
149
Photography, Vacations
Jet pulverizer
156
Pulverizers
Minnow-bucket aerator
175
Aerators
Color-size your home
177
Color in house decoration
Rural mailboxes don't have to be ugly
182
Mailboxes
Multilamp method of chick brooding
185
Poultry brooders and brooding
Plan of the month: wall case
186
Cabinets (Furniture)
Redwood flower box
189
Flower boxes, planters, etc
Here come the outboards
190
Outboard motors
What makes a good plastering job
197
Plaster and plastering
Buffing in the home shop
203
Polishing
Running curves on a shaper
208
Shapers (Machinery)
Plywood table for portable electric handsaw
215
Saws and sawing

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