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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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Driving the new Datsun 200SX and 810
23
Automobiles, Foreign (Testing)
Driving the Terra diesel pickup
36
Diesel engines, Automotive (Rating), Trucks (Rating)
How to build a bicycle built for two out of two built for one
43
Bicycles
Missing plane they had to find
69
Salvage (Airplanes)
Summer school for hot-dog skiers
74
Skiing (Study and teaching)
Speed dash in a homemade jet
102
Darryl Greenamyer, Airplane speed records
How to fireproof your firearms
103
Firearms (Safety measures)
PM owners report
104
Ford Thunderbird
Boat you build with plastic planking
106
Boats and boating (Materials)
Two hot ham radios you'll want when you step up from CB.
109
Ham radio (Equipment)

New rigs for rough action
77
Trucks
Throw-away digitals you'll want to keep
78
Watches, Electronic
How they stage the sneakiest of the sneak previews
80
Automobile factories, Automobiles (Exhibitions)
40-channel CB: PM takes a look at the new sets
82
Citizens band radio (Equipment)
Sputtering run to Brighton
86
Automobile rallies (Great Britain), Automobiles, Antique
PM owners report
90
Plymouth Fury
At speed in the Porsche 928
92
Sports cars (Rating)
Bright new shapes for the campground
95
Tents
Energy from outer space
98
Artificial satellites (Solar energy use)
How to do that engine overhaul yourself!
110
Automobile engines (Maintenance and repair)
Pint-sized panel saw with a big bite
113
Saws and sawing
Dehumidifiers: the low-cost way to take the sweat out of summer
114
Dehumidifiers
Saw sharpening tricks and techniques
116
Sharpening of tools
Workshop mini-course
119
Tools, Woodworking, Hammers
Build a redwood chaise
120
Chaise longues
Caning a chair in 7 easy steps
123
Chair caning
How to turn dowels on your drill press
174
Dowels, Drills, Turning (Machine work)
Tell the world you're on the air
178
Radio antennas

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