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

Teen-age mechanics
136
Automobile mechanics (Persons), Boys' clubs
Keeping up with the atom
141
Nuclear warships
Periscopes for airplanes
142
Airplanes (Safety measures), Periscopes
Six-transistor superhet portable
145
Portable radio receivers
From hull to finished boat
149
Boatbuilding

Spring cleaning on an Alpine highway
82
Roads (Switzerland)
Why not build a tunnel for ships from Atlantic to Pacific?
85
Jorge CORTINEZ DELFINO, Tunnels, Panama Canal
Russian jetliner makes first appearance in West
89
Airplanes, Jet
Most valuable player, the catcher
90
Yogi Berra; 1925-., Baseball
Tropical fish are fun
97
Aquariums, Fish
Water is pumped a mile high to Hawaiian cattle ranch
102
Water supply (Hawaii), Rural water supply
Rambler is small but roomy and easy to park, say owners
106
Automobiles
Clymer road tests the 1956 Rambler
107
Floyd Clymer; d. 1970, Automobiles (Testing)
Engineer analyzes the 1956 Rambler
108
Automobiles
Miniature weather station
112
Meteorological stations
Sunlight replaces wind for pumping water
113
Pumps, Solar energy
Earth-eating monster 656 feet long
114
Dredging machinery
Skin-diver talk
116
Diving, Submarine, Sign language
Blast to end sailors' peril at Ripple rock
120
Inside Passage
What's new in boating
126
Boats and boating
Fish snap candid photos while swimming locks
132
Underwater photography
Ocean dams would thaw North
135
Dams (Arctic regions), Ocean currents
Tackle box of plywood
154
Fishing (Equipment)
Wall rack displays your favorite photos
157
Picture frames and framing
Push-button climate control
158
Air conditioning equipment
Modern candlestick holders
165
Candleholders
Tailor made casting rod
166
Fishing tackle
Decorate with wheels
169
Wheels
Patios on sloping lots
170
Decks, patios, terraces, etc
Tissue-paper soil tests
174
Soils (Analysis)
Novel dressing table
177
Dressing tables
Take-apart playhouse
178
Playhouses
Use the right paint roller
182
Paint rollers
Leaf designs reproduced on paper
185
Leaves in art
Barbecue cooks food with infrared lamps
187
Barbecue cooking
Combination food hamper and picnic table
189
Picnic baskets
Six ways to reinforce joints on woodwork
191
Joints (Carpentry)
Up outboard performance with suitable propeller
194
Motor boats
Electroplating without cyanides
197
Electroplating

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