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Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s 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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Do we need synthetic oil now?
73
Petroleum engineering, Petroleum
Fledglings on parade
80
Airplane models
Mountain of salt, near Newark, Calif
83
Salt
Science takes a micro-eye view
84
Venning P. HOLLIS, Photomicrography
Nonstop electric clock
89
Clocks, Electronic
Bolt-on wall panels cut costs
159
Panel construction
Silt returns to the land
160
Silt, Mississippi River
Coffee table
162
Tables
Matched cabinet doors hung as one simplifies fitting
164
Cabinets (Furniture)
Bring 'em back alive
165
Bait boxes

Cost-of-living meter
90
Graphic methods
Television on wings
91
Television relay systems
Three ring zoo
92
St. Louis Zoo, Animals (Training)
Dry raindrops aid in experiments to eliminate radar's blind spot
98
Radio research
Camera times take-off and landing tests
98
Airplanes (Testing)
New roads to timberland
100
Lumbering, Timber
Iron-rich powder in flame enables torch to cut stainless steel
104
Metal cutting, Stainless steel
Big bite
105
Excavating machinery
Rebuilding the slient service
106
Submarines
Preview of U-boat war?
110
Submarine warfare
Aerial road signs mark path across U.S.
112
AIRWAYS (Marking)
Push-a-button subway map finds shortest routes
112
London (England) (Subways)
Iron stevedores of the coal docks
114
Loading and unloading, Toledo (Ohio) (Harbor)
Hoover dam calls the doctor
121
Sedimentation and deposition, Lake Mead (Ariz. and Nev.)
Camp in comfort
128
Sleeping bags, Tents
Mechanical hands
131
Manipulators (Mechanism)
Photos on fabrics and glass
132
Photographs on cloth, Photographs on glass, metal, pottery, etc
Retractable skis for planes
137
Airplanes (Landing gear)
Fishing for shark
138
Sharks
Tree cutters
144
Tree felling
Confusion in the cockpit
146
Airplanes (Cockpits)
Radio-control box dictates every move of miniature robot auto
152
Model cars
Revolving plow
153
Plows
Navy's incredible eye
154
Cameras, Navy yards and naval stations
Steam engine burning fuel oil installed in standard car
158
Automobile engines
Novel igloo incinerator
168
Incineration and incinerators
Improvised woodworkers' clamp
169
Clamps
Canoe sidemount for light outboard motor
169
Outboard motors
Build Gold Rush of '47
170
Airplane models
Hitching posts for bikes
177
Bicycle racks, stands, etc
Reversing fan position accelerates cooling
179
Cooling
Rolled paper soaked in paraffin kindles outdoor fire
180
Campfires
Portable screened porch for baby
181
Playhouses
Party magic
182
Magic
Lubricating your auto engine
186
Automobiles (Lubrication and lubricants)
Oxen-yoke ceiling fixture
189
Lighting fixtures
Shelf brackets are mass-produced in plastic
190
Brackets
Make your own high-speed flash unit
191
Photography (Flash equipment)
Belt sander
197
Sanding and sanding equipment
Fluorescent ceiling fixture
199
Fluorescent lighting
Small clamps from hinges
201
Clamps
Hone tools with the right stone
202
Sharpening of tools
Sawhorse benches have pipe legs
206
Workbenches
Jig for scroll chamfering and pattern routing
207
Jigs (Tools)
Drilling data
208
Drilling and boring
Motor directional switch
211
Electric switches
Universal fm receiver-tuner
213
Radio receivers
Three-tube pocket set
214
Portable radio receivers
Television receiver has simplified controls
216
Television receivers

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