Popular Mechanics

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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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Contents

Minolta's latest 35s have lots of bright ideas, and some surprises
98
Cameras
Engine's breathing down your neck! midengine cars
112
Sports cars
'73 cars
116
Automobiles
Safety cars: boon or boondoggle?
127
Automobiles, Experimental
How plug-in troubleshooting will save you money
132
Computers (Automotive use)
Rustproof your '73 car?
136
Automobiles (Maintenance and repair), Corrosion and anticorrosives
PM tests the Craftsman 12-in. wood lathe
158
Lathes
PM use test
162
Paint, Saws and sawing
Now
165
Shelves and racks
Mini-maxi gateleg table you can build for $100
172
Tables
Old twist to woodturning: spiral work
178
Turning (Machine work)

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