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

Hollywood's tv bug eradicator
81
Lew WINKLER, TELEVISION apparatusRepair
Squirrel-cage track for motorcycle acrobat
86
Acrobats and acrobatism
Atomic-age troop transport
88
Transportation, Military
Poletop first aid saves hot-wire victims
92
Linemen (Electric workers), Respiration, Artificial
Heating with log burners
94
Furnaces, Wood as fuel
Hsr talks ships through fog
152
Radar in navigation
Old soldiers are his hobby
156
Richard T. BRADY, Military miniatures
1000 miles per hour on rails
162
Proving grounds, Speed
Functional end table
165
Tables
From paleface to Indian
166
Indians of North America (Costume and adornment)

Sulphur, scarcity in abundance
97
Sulfur
Tv-robot plane advances push-button warfare
109
Drone aircraft
Owners report on the Willys
110
Floyd Clymer; d. 1970, Automobiles (Testing)
Rustic church in the woods built to defy winter snows
115
Churches (Buildings)
Switchyard television facilitates movement of rolling stock
116
Business and television
Helicopter has pulse-jet engines
117
Helicopters, Jet
Revolution in the test tubes, 1902-1952
118
Chemical industry
Sunflower house, Madison, Wis
123
Buildings, Round
Army unveils atomic artillery
124
Nuclear weapons
Strait jackets for Ol' Man River
126
Hydraulic models, Mississippi River (Regulation)
Timesavers on the dairy farm
134
Agricultural equipment, Dairying
It's no fun fishing in an oil well
140
Oil well drilling
Acrobats in sidecars
144
Motorcycle racing
Giant radiotelescope maps unexplored skies
148
Astronomical equipment
Plan of the month
184
Cabinets (Furniture)
Plastic balance
187
Balances (Scales)
More warm-air heating comfort with continuous circulation
188
Heating
Cowboy carbine
195
Toys
Toys for Christmas
196
Toys
Darkroom safe turns out light
201
Photography (Equipment)
Shooting wildlife with flash
202
Animals (Photographs), Photography, Flashlight
Lawn edger assembled from scrap parts
205
Garden equipment
Motorize your hacksaw
207
Saws and sawing
Saw-table extension supports large work
209
Saws and sawing
Jointer know-how
210
Jointers (Woodworking machinery)
Small electronic organ produces big music
227
Organ
Nested loudspeakers for portable pa systems
228
Loudspeakers
Safety first, with fuses
232
Electric fuses, Television receivers

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