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

Detroit listening post
38
How electronic gadgets are changing football
91
Electronics in sports
Drivin' with Dan
94
Automobile driving
'67 outboards: jazzed-up looks and performance
96
Outboard motors
1967: the showdown year
101
Automobile industry, Automobiles
New Alaskan gold rush
148
Gold in submerged lands, Gold mines and mining (Alaska)
U.S. rocketeers rip the iron curtain
152
Rocket models
Dual-purpose step-chest
154
Chests
Concrete by the bucketful
158
Concrete mixers
Put a pole-lamp table at your elbow
160
Tables

Really new ones
105
Automobiles
Compacts: the hot ones
108
Automobiles
Compacts: slightly cooler
110
Automobiles
Solid citizens of Detroit
112
Automobiles
Just-right intermediates
118
Automobiles
Three live-it-up luxury jobs
122
Automobiles
World's dirtiest drag race
128
Motor vehicle racing
Those built-in clocks that run your body
134
Biological rhythms
Look what's happening to freight cars!
138
Railroads (Freight cars)
Six-way theater wall
164
Projectors, Storage walls
Caulking, a guide to the new sealants
170
Sealing compounds
Handiest tool ever, the hand grinder
176
Grinding machines
Hitch any camera to a flashcube, if you can find one
180
Photography (Flash equipment, Equipment)
Chasing down chassis noise
182
Automobiles (Chassis)
Give your lathe a brake
188
Lathes
Rockwell's new 10-in. table saw
194
Saws and sawing
Put a guitar amplifier in your pocket
198
Amplifiers, Guitar
Build a power-failure alarm
200
Alarms

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