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

Carpet your outboard motor
14
Outboard motors
After the convertible, what?
48
Automobiles (Roofs)
You don't have to move to get a new home
63
Houses, Remodeled
Fast fleet that rides on air
68
Air cushion vehicles
PM owners report
72
Fiat 124
Cassette recorder repairs?
110
Tape recorders and recording (Maintenance and repair)
Ignition timing simplified
116
Automobile engines (Ignition)
New tools for tune-ups and troubleshooting
120
Tools
Modelmaker's workshop in a cabinet
124
Workbenches
Car-humper bike rack
128
Automobiles (Equipment)

Up, up and away! Very slowly
76
Airships
Plastic teeth that take root
82
Dentures
How to get a well-trained dog
84
Dogs (Training)
How to choose a marine compass
90
Compass
Firefighters' sky hook
95
Helicopters in rescue work, Los Angeles (Calif.) (Firefighters)
New outboard motors: more power, less pollution
98
Outboard motors
Dollar duck decoy
104
Decoys (Hunting)
Roll-around camera dolly lets you sit
108
Photography (Equipment)

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