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

SST Mothership Could Launch Orbiter
15
Space vehicles (Launching from airplanes), Two-stage-to-orbit vehicles
Rock Shocks
27
Mountain bicycles (Springs and suspension)
Diamond Eyes
30
Boeing Co, Airplanes, Military (Radar equipment, Wings), Phased array antennas
Cease Firing
34
Firearms (Collectors and collecting)
The Need for Speed
38
Dragsters
Etching Glass
72
Glass etching
Dovetail Joints
77
Joints (Carpentry)
Furnace Air Filters
86
Furnaces (Filters)
Improve Your Car
92
Automobiles (Equipment)
Repairing Your Power Windows
93
Automobiles (Windows)

The Mechanics of a Power Serve
50
Serve (Tennis)
In Or Out? A Computer Makes the Call
52
Tennis (Tournaments, Officiating), Sports (Computer use)
Long-term Test Cars
54
Automobiles (Rating), Automobiles, Foreign (Rating), Jeep automobiles (Rating), Vans (Rating), Four wheel drive vehicles (Rating)
Rust Prevention
59
Corrosion and anticorrosives
Rust Removal
63
Corrosion and anticorrosives
Porch Classic
67
Rocking chairs
Light Speedsters
104
Automobiles, Solar, Sunrayce USA.
PM at the Indy 500
106
Indianapolis 500 (Race)
Merc's Sea Power
110
Motor boat engines (Rating)
TV's New Picture
114
Television receivers
It's Definitely Not Your Father's Buick
117
Racing automobiles (Rating)

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