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

Way-out world of solid state
86
Electronic equipment, Miniature
Auto review for '62
91
Automobiles (Design)
Serviceman looks at the '62s
100
Automobile mechanics (Persons), Automobiles
Drive comparing: Ford Fairlane, Plymouth, Chevy II.
104
Automobiles (Testing)
Engineer analyzes the '62s
109
Automobile engines
Model air car of the future
160
Air cushion vehicle models
Sling psychrometer
172
Hygrometers
Household appliance fix-it file
174
Waffle makers (Appliances) (Maintenance and repsir)
Fun with squozen sponges
176
Sponges, Artificial
Ten-minute film dryer
182
Photography (Equipment)

How to save safely on car insurance
114
Insurance, Automobile
Those new metallic brake linings
117
Brakes, Automobile
Pressure caps and thermostats
122
Automobile engines (Temperature), Thermostats
How will automation affect your job?
126
Automation, Manpower, Technological unemployment
I birled the champ
134
Jimmy RUNNING, Birling (Logs)
Test your quick-wit quotient
138
Accidents (Prevention)
How to outwit an ouzel, or a baby pelican
146
Birds (Photographs)
Home fitness gym
154
Exercise equipment
Dieter's travel kit
186
Lunch boxes
Sewing to sawing
192
Jig saws
Tailstock hand-lever for small lathes
195
Lathes
Lathe taper attachment
196
Lathes
Is your tv a radiation hazard?
201
Television receivers (Radiation hazards)
Split bias design means lower cost stereo conversion
202
Tape recorders and recording
Multi-purpose audio oscillator
204
Oscillators

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