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

World's Largest Blimp Lifts Off
21
Airships (Testing), Airships in patrol work
SDI Evolves from Hype to Hardware
26
Kinetic kill vehicles, Strategic Defense Initiative
Kings of the Hill
30
Mountain bicycles (Rating)
Long on the Range
34
Camcorders (Rating)
The President's New Plane
45
Air Force One (Airplane)
Ford Taurus
80
Automobiles (Rating)
Ford F-Series
83
Pickup trucks (Rating)
Dodge Daytona
84
Automobiles (Rating)
Engineering the '92s
86
Automobile engineering, Automobile engines (Design)
. . and in '93 and '94
90
Automobiles (Design)

Cutting Edge
49
Tables
Tree Removal
54
Tree felling, Stump removal
Dremel Disc/belt Sander
56
Sanding and sanding equipment
Fluorescent Lamp
59
Fluorescent lighting
Installing Weather Stripping
64
Weatherstripping
Yankee Chic
71
Automobiles (Design)
Cadillac Seville STS.
73
Automobiles (Rating)
Chevrolet Corvette
75
Sports cars (Rating)
Olds Achieva
76
Automobiles (Rating)
Pontiac Bonneville
78
Automobiles (Rating)
Concept 2000
92
Automobiles, Experimental
Automotive Parts & Accessories Buyers Guide
97
Automobile parts, Automobiles (Equipment)
100 Mph at Lake X.
114
Motor boats (Rating)
Back to the Titanic
118
Titanic (Steamship) (Photographs), Oceanographic submersibles, Oceanography (Soviet Union), Imax motion pictures
Green Batteries
120
Nickel-cadmium batteries (Charging)
America's New War Machines
122
Military weapons (Audiovisual materials, Reviews)
Small Screenings
124
Television receivers (Rating)
Home Movies Deluxe
124
Videotapes (Titling), Videotape recorders and recording (Special effects)
Columbus and the Age of Discovery
127
Columbus and the age of discovery (Television program) (Reviews)
Discovering Columbus
127
Christopher Columbus (Italian explorer.), Nina (Ship), Pinta (Ship), Santa Maria (Ship), America (Discovery and exploration, Television programs)

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