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

Rangers on the trail of the lost
65
South Vancouver Island Rangers, Rescue work
Uranium hunt by jeep
72
Francis K. CAMPBELL, Uranium mines and mining
It's lonesome up in space
75
Airplanes, Experimental, Aviation (Altitude flying)
Trading post for juniors at Milwaukee museum
80
Milwaukee Public Museum, Trading posts
Kit and caboodle for the do-it-yourself enthusiast
84
Arts and crafts
Vacation Geiger counter
145
Geiger counters
Put a silencer on your tv set
146
Headphones, Television receivers
Tote case for your guns
149
Firearms (Storage)
Sidewalk sports car
152
Toy automobiles
How modern detergents work
157
Cleaning compositions

Sign language of industry
90
Sign language
Big-game sculptress
96
Frances POE, Figurines
Honeycomb house
102
Panel construction
Sweden's navy joins the underground
105
Underground structures, Sweden (Defenses, Navy)
One way to earn a living
110
Stunts
Power handle runs many tools
113
Garden equipment
Forestry in A.D. 2005
114
Forests and forestry, Lumbering
Aids to sea rescues
119
Life saving equipment
They pay to fish
122
Fishing, Lakes
Clymer tests De Soto
126
Floyd Clymer; d. 1970, Automobiles (Testing)
Owners report: 1955 De Soto
127
Automobiles
Smoke-eating catalyst
132
Catalytic Combustion Corporation, Air pollution, Fumes, Smoke prevention
Streamlining the highway freighter would save gas
136
Trucks (Design)
Planter distributes two bands of fertilizer
138
Fertilizer spreaders, Planters (Farm machines)
Little-Injun tepee
164
Tents
Patterncraft
167
Magazine stands, racks, etc
Playtime cottage
169
Furniture, Children's
Rainy day marble game made of milk cartons
173
Marbles (Game)
Attic fan aids air conditioning
175
Ventilators
Framed shadowbox
177
Shadow boxes
How to install your own dehumidifier
178
Dehumidifiers
Bill bug outrigger raft for water fun
182
Rafts
Quiet those car-body squeaks
184
Automobiles (Lubrication and lubricants)
All-purpose work holder
187
Holding devices (Machine work)
Farm repair and improvement with concrete
190
Concrete construction, Agricultural equipment
What you can do with gun-type soldering irons
198
Solder and soldering (Equipment)
Power workshop has new features
201
Machine tools

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