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

Gunning for war birds
801
Anti-aircraft guns
Quick starting in winter
810
Automobile engines (Ignition), Automobiles (Maintenance and repair, Starting)
Temple of sound
818
Rockefeller Center, Radio studios
Builders of coach models devise own tools
825
Coach models
If I were building a house
826
Houses
Latest gold rush
882
Gold mines and mining
Football players don featherweight armor
888
Football (Safety measures)
Three-wheel teardrop car easy to drive
898
Automobiles (Design)
Flying life savers
900
United States Coast Guard, Seaplanes, Life saving
Midget-tube receivers for extremely short waves
907
Shortwave radio receivers, Radio tubes

Super-terminal for planes, trains and ships
831
Terminals (Transportation)
Cameraman foretells disaster
836
Accidents, Automobile racing, Motion picture photography, Newsreels
Streamline hood on bicycle increases speed
842
Air resistance, Bicycles
Invention ten miles long
845
Edgar CHAMBLESS, City planning, Public housing
Money in fur trapping
850
Trapping
Flame scissors cut designs in solid steel
855
Metal cutting
How to detect counterfeit from good money
856
Counterfeits and counterfeiting
Torture makes them safer!
858
Automobiles (Testing)
Oyster given aid in producing more pearls
863
Pearls
Glass and food made from wood
866
WOOD using industries
Turning junk into money
873
Junk
Human bullets raise speed on land and in air
878
Speed
Modulator unit
908
Loudspeakers, Radio modulation
Single-button carbon mike for beginners
910
Microphones
Crazy top battles pins in table game
913
Games, Tops
Golf practice in your basement
916
Golf
Christmas cards printed with linoleum blocks
918
Christmas cards, Linoleum block printing
Using aluminum in the home workshop
924
Aluminum
Fun with dry ice
925
Dry ice
Electric train run by Tom Thumb
931
Model railroads
What to do when your car quits
938
Automobiles
Making a small air compressor
943
Air compressors
Saw-filing
947
Files and rasps, Saws and sawing
Old Monterey desk you can build
955
Desks

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