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

Soaring Drone to Shoot Down Ballistic Missiles
21
Kinetic kill vehicles, Remotely piloted aircraft, Strategic Defense Initiative
Robots Find Their Way in San Jose
30
Robots (Competitions)
Navy's Newest
32
Arleigh Burke (Destroyer), AEGIS (Weapons system)
The Theater Comes Home
37
Home theaters, Surround sound systems
Mississippi Express
44
Fishing boats (Rating), River trips, Mississippi River
Expert Restoration Advice
75
Historic houses, sites, etc (Bibliography), Houses, Restored (Bibliography)
3M Synthetic Steel Wool
77
Steel wool
Caulk Buying Guide
79
Caulking
Edgecraft Scissors Sharpener
82
Scissors and shears (Sharpening)
Carpet Buyer's Guide
87
Rugs and carpets

How to Restore an Old Car (V)
48
Automobiles, Restored
Possible Dreams
52
Popular mechanics (Periodical), Technological forecasting, Technological innovations (Exhibitions)
Fast Forward
54
Automobiles, Foreign
Honda Civic Del Sol
56
Convertibles (Automobiles) (Rating)
Nissan Altima
57
Automobiles, Foreign (Rating)
Mercedes-Benz 300CE Cabriolet
58
Convertibles (Automobiles) (Rating)
Toyota Corolla
59
Automobiles, Foreign (Rating)
Toyota
64
Pickup trucks (Rating)
Inside the Imports
65
Automobile engineering
An Anniversary to Remember
69
Bookcases
Skil Scroll Saw
74
Scroll saws
Sears Rip Fence Guide
89
Saws and sawing (Equipment)
Hardware Show
90
Tools
Workhorse ATVs
98
All terrain vehicles (Rating)
A Solar Surprise
100
Mark E. Thompson, Lori Vermeulen, Electron transfer reactions, Solar energy, Energy storage, Zirconium phosphonate, Viologen halide
Corvette's Gallery of Greatness
102
National Corvette Museum (Bowling Green, Ky.)
Ethanol-fueled Chevrolet
108
Ethanol as fuel, Automobiles, Experimental (Environmental aspects), Automobile engines (Fuel)
Honor Bound
110
Bobby Archer, Tommy Archer, Automobile racing
I Only Have Eyes for You
112
Cameras, Single-lens reflex (Rating)
Flying the Tiger
114
American General Aviation Corporation, Airplanes, Light (Rating)
Subscribers with Seniority
118
Clarence Atwood, Popular mechanics (Periodical)
TV/VCR Combos
120
Television receivers (Videotape recorder combination)

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