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

Detroit listening post
24
Spotlight on that preposterous Mini-Moke
30
Automobiles
Your career barometer
32
Engineers (Supply and demand), Occupations, Technical workers (Supply and demand)
Three giant steps to the moon
90
Space flight to the moon, Lunar vehicles (Landing)
New cars: what's ahead in 1966?
96
Automobile engines, Automobiles
Game grab bag for sportsmen
136
Fishing (California), Hunting (California)
Snowless skiing on tank treads
140
Skiing (Equipment)
Toys to train army tankmen for battle
142
Military miniatures, Military training
Cutting glass
148
Glass cutting
Animal pinup plaques
156
Plaques, Woodworking (Projects)

Toronado, shakedown by T-bird fans
101
Automobiles
Four-wheel drives
104
Motor vehicles, Station wagons
Vintage gems from jalopy graveyards
106
Automobiles (Collectors and collecting), Automobiles, Remodeled
Roper's steamer
110
Automobiles (History), Steam automobiles
It was a great race, what happened?
112
Automobile racing
Johnson's new trihedrals
118
Hulls (Naval architecture), Motor boats (Rating)
How to dress for burning
123
Clothing, Protective
Sound waves that see through people
124
Ultrasonic waves (Medical use)
Blast away indoors with wax bullets
132
Bullets, Shooting
Yuan trellis
161
Decoration and ornament, Trellises
Built-in storage wall
162
Storage in the home
Lectern bookcase
168
Bookcases
Modeling the pivot-wing F-111
170
Airplane models
Dust-free gun cabinet
176
Gun racks
Winterize your outboard
186
Outboard motors (Maintenance and repair)
Your radial saw can sharpen itself
192
Saws and sawing, Sharpening of tools
Electronic go-go for your car
196
Automobile engines (Ignition)

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