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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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'49 uranium rush
89
Prospecting, Uranium mines and mining
Radio is test pilot of flying stovepipe
95
Airplane engines (Testing)
Housebuilding with a howitzer
96
Concrete construction
Rhythm in juniper roots
99
W. Garstang HODGSON, Wood carving
Uncle Sam's stamp factory
100
Postage stamps
Engineering better meat
174
Breeding, Livestock
Projects in plastic
182
Plastics
Wastebaskets
185
Wastebaskets
Shelf light
189
Lighting
Furniture for your bedroom
190
Furniture

Hell's Canyon mailman
104
Kyle MCGRADY, Motor boats, Hells Canyon (Idaho and Or.), Snake River (Wyo.-Wash.)
Life line to Berlin
114
Berlin (Germany) (History, Blockade, 1948-1949)
Sub-zero housing project
126
Ice and snow buildings
Debut for the '49 Chevrolet
130
Automobiles
Supersonic chute has propeller to slow down rate of descent
133
ROTOCHUTES.
Power line comes to Yellowknife
134
Yellowknife (N.W.T.)
Automatic recorder takes continual reading of patient's blood pressure
138
Blood pressure, Recording equipment
X-ray microscope opens new fields in livingtissue research
140
X ray microscopes
King of the mushers
141
Dog racing, Sled dogs, Sleds
Atom bomb, two conceptions
148
Atomic bombs
Air-tow rescue
151
Airplanes in rescue work
Television mountain, Mount Wilson
152
Television stations, Television transmission
Armed with a camera
158
Ross Elliott HUTCHINS, Animals (Photographs)
Old-time pumper rebuilt
162
Fire engines
Boat trailer becomes camp tent
167
Automobile trailers
Mining a marble mountain
168
Marble
Unusual cigarette box
197
Cigarette cases
Don't be caught napping
198
Burglar alarms
Cam-action clamps
201
Cams
11 1/2-ft. plywood rowboat
202
William D. Jackson, Boatbuilding
Flower clock
207
Clocks
Five kwikie projects
209
Aluminum work
Rejuvenate your battery
214
Storage batteries
Temporary lens mountings
217
Lenses
Tripod adapter supports booster flash gun
219
Photography (Equipment)
Build your own tool-post turret
221
Lathes
Submersible element heats water quickly
225
Water heaters
Broadcast seeder mounts on tractor
226
Planters (Farm machines)
Rubber cover keeps lathe chuck dust-free
229
Chucks (Machine work)
Bandsaw know-how
230
Saws and sawing
Utility volt-ohm checker
237
Electric equipment
How to build a Geiger-Mueller uranium survey meter
238
Geiger counters

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