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Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s 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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Painless way to use a shovel
22
Shovels, spades, etc
New now: boating
32
Boats and boating (Equipment)
Repairing the General Motors High Energy Ignition system
35
Automobile engines (Ignition)
New now: camping
46
Camping (Equipment)
PM looks at Spitfire propane torch
50
Torches
Up, up and away
104
Airplanes, Military, Helicopters (Military use), Aviation
Tech front lines
104
Technology
Bowl power
106
Solar collectors, Crosbyton (Tex.)
Energy
106
Power resources
Earth as energy bank
107
Energy storage

Cracking heavy oil
108
Ashland Oil, Inc, Petroleum (Refining)
Plug in or fill up?
108
Automobiles, Experimental
Look before you build
110
Computer graphics, Computers (Home use), Electronics
Now: receive home TV directly from satellites
112
Earth stations (Satellite communication), Communications satellites (Television broadcasting use)
Portable circular saw
114
Saws and sawing
Home energy guide
115
Energy conservation
Fireplace boiler helps the sun heat this new house
117
Fireplaces, Solar houses
Where to go for solar help
120
Solar energy
Art of burning wood to get more heat
122
Fire making, Wood as fuel
Install a fireplace insert and keep more heat in your house
128
Fireplaces
5 ways to get more heat from a furnace
130
Furnaces (Energy usage)
Now, a heat pump for cold climates
150
Heat pumps
How to tap the energy under your back yard
155
Heat pumps, Wells
How to avoid the 6 most common handtool mistakes
190
Tools

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