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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

Here comes Mr Parade
4
LeRoy Franklin VAUGHN, Parade floats, Parades
Spotlight on the MGB-GT.
36
Automobiles, Foreign
Secret snapshots of the '67 cars
61
Automobiles (Design)
Lawn mule
68
Tractors
Deadly booby traps in a dirty war
70
Viet Cong, Vietnamese War, 1957-1975 (Strategy)
Moss man from Missouri
112
Buford MORGAN, Aquatic plants
Str-r-r-etch to a luxury limousine
116
Lehmann-Peterson, Inc, Automobiles
Old lawnmower provides cutter for this garden mulch making machine
120
Garden equipment
Keeping electric garden tools cutting
126
Garden equipment (Maintenance and repair)
It's a four-hour kit assembling the lawn mule
130
Tractors

1966 Coronet owners report: great handling, indifferent workmanship
74
Automobiles
Plastic highways, by Caesar! foam plastic provides protection from frost damage
78
Roads (Foundations, Materials)
Big business takes a dive in the ocean
80
Marine resources, Oceanographic equipment
Bye-bye, bacteria!
90
Asepsis and antisepsis, Infection
Walls for wandering farms
95
Krekel KARCH, Dikes (Engineering), Soil conservation, Water conservation
Still a tiger in your toolshed
100
Accidents (Prevention), Lawn mowers
Gardens for free
104
Plant propagation
Strange berry has a flavor secret
107
Berries
Be lazy about lawn sprinkling
108
Robert M. HANNA, Watering of gardens, lawns, etc
Sculptured garden ornament
136
Garden ornaments
Troubleshooting remote controls
141
Outboard motors (Control)
How to frame a float
145
Parade floats
Three jigs for cutting wood discs
148
Jigs (Tools)
Build a swimming pool just for the fun of it
152
Swimming pools
Pogo shoes give you a lift
157
Shoes
Beauty treatments for rusty tools
158
Corrosion and anticorrosives, Tools (Maintenance and repair)
Trailers and campers need servicing too!
162
Automobile trailers (Maintenance and repair)
Build a fantastic coneless loudspeaker!
168
Loudspeakers

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