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

In case of fire
29
Fire prevention, Fires
Behind the scenes in the grain pit
34
Chicago Board of Trade, Commodity exchanges
Masters of destruction
40
Explosives, Motion pictures (Setting and scenery)
Harnessing 1,400,000 volts
46
X ray tubes
Static prints cloth pattern by polarizing fiber tufts
48
Electrostatics, Textile fabrics
Radio to the rescue
51
Radiotelephone
Battle of dazzle
56
Camouflage
They move anything
61
Moving of structures, etc
Secrets of big league batting
66
Baseball
Tools of war
72
Armaments
Good earth goes to sea
82
Erosion, Soil conservation
Transparent furniture of plastics
88
Furniture, Transparent plastics
Friction fighters
91
Bearings (Machinery)
Good seamanship in small boats
116
Boats and boating
Camp water supply
123
Camps (Water supply)
Ole swimmin' hole in your back yard
125
Swimming pools
Taming the wild light waves
130
Light filters, Photography (Light and lighting)
Improved sight and sound receiver
135
Television receivers
Beginner's mighty midget one-tuber for short waves
136
Shortwave radio receivers
Volume expander unit for phono amplifier sound system
138
Amplifiers
Color designs in mirrors
141
Mirrors
Metal shop mallet has fiber-faced head
145
Mallets
Converting electric clocks to time switches
147
Clocks, Electronic, Electric switches
Pond freed of turtles with a floating trap
151
Traps, Turtles
Marking metal
153
Metalwork

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