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

Spotlight on the MG 1100
38
Automobiles, Foreign
Owners report
85
Automobiles
Fresh flock of fold-wing planes
90
Experimental Aircraft Association, Airplanes (Wings), Airplanes, Light (Design)
Barking whales star on TV.
99
Animal sounds, Whales
Instant color photos!
100
Color photography, Photography (Films), Cameras, Instant print
Build a surplus phone intercom
142
Communication
Little digger
144
Toys
Log-box bench
148
Benches
Dim your lights at home, too
154
Lighting (Control), Electric switches
Gun and bow rack
159
Gun racks

War preventers
106
Photography, Military
Three-dimensions on the double
114
Drawing equipment
Coon fever, our favorite epidemic
117
Hounds, Raccoon hunting
Jeep derby, crisis on wheels
123
Automobile racing
Pier roulette, new form of surfboard suicide
127
Surfing
Trail blazers for moon explorers
128
Joseph Goodyear; 1797-1839, Moon (Photographs)
Rugged prep school for smoke jumpers
134
United States Forest Service, Airplanes in forest fire control
FM listening with no amplifier
140
Headphones
Radio earphones for back seaters
141
Headphones
Ice flies for panfish jigging
160
Fishing lures, flies, etc
Four-hour string chair
166
Chairs
Correcting distortion
171
Photography (Enlargers and enlarging)
R for rough idle
172
Automobiles (Maintenance and repair)
Back-seat playroom for your VW.
176
Automobiles (Seats)
Pistol-grip hold-down
187
Holding devices (Machine work)
Bumper jack does the trick in bending plywood
189
Plywood, Wood bending
Compound slide rest for your wood lathe
190
Holding devices (Machine work), Lathes
Steam engine
196
Steam engines

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