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Popular Mechanics/Science/Modern Mechanics/old
« on: June 17, 2010, 11:29:25 PM »
I want to make sure this link gets stickied here. These links allow you to read through the really great old issues of these magazines. The old ones were great, todays cannot hold a candle to the technical stuff and how to's they contained. Just try looking through a few if you do not believe me, you will see!

And this one!



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Re: Popular Mechanics/Science/Modern Mechanics/old
« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2010, 11:04:53 PM »
Since a lot of these are out of print, I only wish you could print the articles.  SEVERAL of those I see listed on Ebay, when I can read them for free.  (example, making a slow speed pulley for a drill press)
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Re: Popular Mechanics/Science/Modern Mechanics/old
« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2010, 12:38:22 AM »
I've got an old one from back in the day when "uranium would cure everything" lists an address ?NJ where the homeowner sprinkled his lawn with uranium ore to kill some kinda lawn pests. Exquisite!! wonder who lives there now??

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Re: Popular Mechanics/Science/Modern Mechanics/old
« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2011, 12:41:30 PM »
Guys, find my posting "1920s Toolage" in this subforum, scroll down till you see a double post from me, and you'll find a source that will let you download about 12 years (volumes) of Popular Mechanics Shop Notes, for free.

I haven't seen uranium used as a miracle cure in my PMSNs, but I do see lots of calls for using arsenic, asbestos, lead, and hydrochloric acid!
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Re: Popular Mechanics/Science/Modern Mechanics/old
« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2013, 04:46:18 PM »
I just listed some in the for sale section , in case you like to hold them in your hands.
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Re: Popular Mechanics/Science/Modern Mechanics/old
« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2013, 04:46:18 PM »