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

Your first electric car may be an Avis!
131
Automobiles, Electric
This Indian art still saves lives
134
Rescue work, Tracking and trailing
Terror in our skies
138
Airplane hijacking (Prevention), Crimes aboard airplanes
Renault 15: it won't go unnoticed, and go it does!
142
Automobiles, Foreign
Wheel balancing: how to get your money's worth
144
Automobiles (Wheels)

Growing threat of Soviet sea power
98
Soviet Union (Navy)
How to unsnarl the great quadraphonic muddle
102
Sound (Recording and reproducing)
Now they're pampering the pellet-pushers
107
Shotguns
How TV puts you on the 18th green
110
Television broadcasting (Sports)
Mini-Hawk: a bird for the bargain hunter
114
Airplanes, Light
Satellite that may save your life
128
Artificial satellites (Rescue work use)
Modular stacking cubes
130
Furniture

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