Issue: 19500201

Wednesday, February 1, 1950
Feb. 1950
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POPULAR SCIENCE
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NATIONAL EDUCATIONAL ALLIANCE, Inc.
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NATIONAL EDUCATIONAL ALLIANCE, Inc.
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POPULAR SCIENCE Monthly
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Highlights FOR FEBRUARY, 1950
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INTERNATIONAL CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOLS
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INTERNATIONAL CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOLS
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0005.xml
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PRICE FIREPLACE HEATER & TANK CORP.
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PRICE FIREPLACE HEATER & TANK CORP.
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0007.xml
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BELL TELEPHONE LABORATORIES
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BELL TELEPHONE LABORATORIES
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The ROSICRUCIANS
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The ROSICRUCIANS
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0009.xml
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LASALLE EXTENSION UNIVERSITY
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LASALLE EXTENSION UNIVERSITY
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COMMERCIAL TRADES INSTITUTE
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AUDEL, Publishers
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AUDEL, Publishers
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0012.xml
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MR. J. E. SMITH, Pres.
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MR. J. E. SMITH, Pres.
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Letters
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Letters
Too Good to Throw Away
Carousal vs. Carrousel (cont.)
Car With a History
Bringing Up the Rear
Time Stands Still
How ’Chute Brake Works
Ham Ohmlet
Smaller, Faster Workhorse
Credit Where Due
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The unusual ideas printed in your book monthly have been beneficial to me in time and money. So, in return, I am sending you an idea that may help other readers: Having quite a large number of copies on hand, I index articles for future reference by attaching a blank sheet of paper to the face of each copy by means of paper clips, glue, or adhesive tape and making notes of the title and page thereupon.
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PLOMB TOOL COMPANY
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PLOMB TOOL COMPANY
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NATIONAL SCHOOLS
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NATIONAL SCHOOLS
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SPRAYBERRY ACADEMY of RADIO
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CLARENCE A. O'BRIEN & HARVEY JACOBSON
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CLARENCE A. O'BRIEN & HARVEY JACOBSON
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0018.xml
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MILWAUKEE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
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MILWAUKEE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0019.xml
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0020.xml
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Embry-Riddle School of Aviation
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Embry-Riddle School of Aviation
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DeFOREST’S TRAINING, INC.
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DeFOREST’S TRAINING, INC.
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0022.xml
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FRANKLIN INSTITUTE
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FRANKLIN INSTITUTE
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0023.xml
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The Westport Publishing Company
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The Westport Publishing Company
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0024.xml
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CHRISTY TRADES SCHOOL
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CHRISTY TRADES SCHOOL
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0027.xml
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PACIFIC TRAINING SCHOOLS
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PACIFIC TRAINING SCHOOLS
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INTERNATIONAL CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOLS
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INTERNATIONAL CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOLS
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0031.xml
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C. H. MANSFIELD, Pres.
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C. H. MANSFIELD, Pres.
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AUDEL, PUBLISHERS
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AUDEL, PUBLISHERS
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0035.xml
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RADIO-TELEVISION TRAINING SCHOOL
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RADIO-TELEVISION TRAINING SCHOOL
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CHARLES ATLAS
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CHARLES ATLAS
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NATIONAL SCHOOLS
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NATIONAL SCHOOLS
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0040.xml
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EVERHOT PRODUCTS CO.
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EVERHOT PRODUCTS CO.
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COYNE ELECTRICAL & RADIO SCHOOL
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COYNE ELECTRICAL & RADIO SCHOOL
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MOTOR BOOK DEPT.
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MOTOR BOOK DEPT.
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U. S. SCHOOL OF MUSIC
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U. S. SCHOOL OF MUSIC
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AMERICAN SCHOOL
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AMERICAN SCHOOL
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MURRAY HILL BOOKS, Inc.
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VON SCHRADER MFG. CO.
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VON SCHRADER MFG. CO.
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BLISS ELECTRICAL SCHOOL
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BLISS ELECTRICAL SCHOOL
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National School of Meat Cutting
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National School of Meat Cutting
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WASHINGTON SCHOOL OF ART, STUDIO
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WASHINGTON SCHOOL OF ART, STUDIO
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0060.xml
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POWELL MANUFACTURING COMPANY
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POWELL MANUFACTURING COMPANY
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THE AURORA SCHOOL OF PHOTO-ENGRAVING
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THE AURORA SCHOOL OF PHOTO-ENGRAVING
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0062.xml
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UNIVERSAL MARKETING CO.
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UNIVERSAL MARKETING CO.
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ART INSTRUCTION, INC.
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ART INSTRUCTION, INC.
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0069.xml
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CHICAGO SCHOOL OF SHOE REBUILDING
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CHICAGO SCHOOL OF SHOE REBUILDING
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N. W. SCHOOL OF TAXIDERMY
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N. W. SCHOOL OF TAXIDERMY
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Stewart-Warner Corp.
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Stewart-Warner Corp.
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THE FATE-ROOT-HEATH CO.: Model 300
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THE FATE-ROOT-HEATH CO.
Model 300
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0074.xml
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BRANT SEWING MACHINE CO.: ELECTRIFY TREADLE SEWING MACHINES
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BRANT SEWING MACHINE CO.
ELECTRIFY TREADLE SEWING MACHINES
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0075.xml
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THE F. E. MYERS & BRO. CO.
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THE F. E. MYERS & BRO. CO.
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WARNER ELECTRIC CO.
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WARNER ELECTRIC CO.
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YOUNG DISTRIBUTING CO.: WORK SHIRTS
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YOUNG DISTRIBUTING CO.
WORK SHIRTS
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GENERAL INDUSTRIAL TRAINING INSTITUTE
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GENERAL INDUSTRIAL TRAINING INSTITUTE
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Duraclean Co.
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Duraclean Co.
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Warner Electric Co.
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Warner Electric Co.
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CLASSIFIED OPPORTUNITIES
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FOSTER PRODUCTS, Inc.: JIG SAW SANDER FILER
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FOSTER PRODUCTS, Inc.
JIG SAW SANDER FILER
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Zenith Radio Corporation
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Zenith Radio Corporation
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FEDERAL INSTRUMENT CORP.
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FEDERAL INSTRUMENT CORP.
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CUSHMAN MOTOR WORKS
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The Voice of Science
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The Playing Fields of Science
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THE Battle of Waterloo, they say, was won “on the playing fields of Eton.” And the athletic field has long been a training ground for the kind of courage and leadership that is vital in visible combat. But the battle for survival, it seems obvious, will be won on the playing fields of science and engineering.
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RAY-O-VAC COMPANY
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Water Trails in the Sky...
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This may look like a rocket-assisted take-off. Actually it is a Fairchild C-119 Packet cargo plane dumping water ballast during a test flight. Replacing 25-pound bags of shot used previously as ballast, the water, contained in four 720-gallon aluminum tanks, can be pumped back and forth to duplicate any load distribution.
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Big Mouth Eats a Ton a Second
Machines that move mountains are helping man literally to change the face of the earth.
Mountain a Day
Working on the Run
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George H. Waltz
Trucks follow loader in long procession, each one moving up under the conveyer as the one ahead is filled and moves on. The loader can fill the trucks, each with a 16-cubic-yard capacity, at a rate of better than one a minute. All out, it can dig a ton a second.
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Automatic 'Chute Safeguards Airmen
What Makes the Water Run?
Sander Helps Tires Grip Road
’Copter Nose Peels Open
Jack Speeds Car Loading
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THE British airman below is wearing the latest addition to pilots’ safety devices—a parachute with a robot ripcord. The automatic release assures that even a wounded or unconscious jumper’s ’chute will open at a preset height from the ground.
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Army Improves Eskimo Boat
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THE Army’s Transportation Corps has taken apart an age-old Eskimo boat, the umiak, and put it together again better. The umiak is a light, small craft with a wood framework covered with animal skin. The Eskimos, propelling it by paddle, find it ideal for Arctic use.
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New Ideas form the Inventors
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New Ideas form the Inventors
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Sensitive Radar Snoops Out Storms in Advance
Fancy Towboat Has Radar
’Chute Stops Newest Bomber
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THE U. S. Signal Corps Engineering Laboratories at Ft. Monmouth, N. J., is forecasting storms by radar six to eight hours away. In the picture of the oscilloscope above, the top represents due north. The hard blotch of light in the center, site of the station, is made by nearby land and sea targets.
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Buick Boosts Power, Engine Compression
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BUICK unveiled 21 new models at the turn of the new year—with higher compression ratios and resulting higher horsepower. The company’s stable of cars boasts seven models for each of its three lines— Roadmasters, Supers, and Specials. The compression ratio for all Dynaflow models has been boosted from 6.9 to 1 to 7.2 to 1.
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Air Tankers Fuel Jets for Long Flights
Speedy new system for refueling on the wing opens way for revised air strategy and faster airline trips.
Twice as Fast to Come?
Transatlantic Freighters Refueled
Folding Truck Saves Space
"Keymonica" Teaches Music
Sound Makes Odd Fountain
Tiny Ball Supports Tower
Tubes Get Jitterbug Test
Electronics Ices Freight
Small Air-Gun Shears Lop Big Limbs
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Deron Francis
IT LEAKED out last month that the U. S. Air Force had three Republic Thunderjet fighter planes equipped to be completely refueled in mid-air in 90 seconds each—and the way was opened for a fundamental revision in the nation’s air defense strategy.
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Jet Jockeys Get Ground Go-Around
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Herbert Johansen
THE speeding F-80 jet fighter’s tailpipe is dangerously hot. The pilot doesn’t notice the warning signal on his cockpit panel. In a matter of seconds the pipe burns out and his engine is disabled. But in this case he doesn’t crash. A check pilot simply pushes a button and the world’s first jet instrument trainer gives the pilot a new engine, a new tailpipe, and a new start.
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One Hour—Broadway to Hollywood
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WHEN a real expert talks rocket ships, the amazing-fiction boys take a back seat. Dr. Hsue-Shen Tsien is a real expert—director of the Guggenheim Jet Propulsion Center at Caltech. Here’s his idea of a rocket ship that could be built right now.
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Water Jet Propels Boats
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A POWERFUL jet of water replaces the propeller in a new kind of shallow-water craft that’s being tried out by the Navy and Air Force. A conventional engine drives a pump that forces more than 7,000 gallons of water a minute out through a nozzle under the hull.
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Fliers Learn to Read Fast
Microscope Compares Bullets
Slots Steer Parachutes
Dishwasher Rolls to Sink
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IN THE Pentagon building there’s an installation sometimes called “the place where they teach Air Force officers to read.” This designation isn’t quite accurate, of course, but a battery of ingenious gadgets there is helping the fly boys read faster and better.
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Digging Oil out of the Wilderness
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ONE of the world’s greatest treasure chests was discovered long ago in Canada, but never opened. It is a bed of sand full of oil. Power shovels can scoop it up, but gas pressure does not force this oil into wells—and getting it out of the sand has been prohibitively expensive.
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How to Make A Lot Out of Nothing
New uses for high vacuum make empty space one of industry's important raw materials.
Vacuum Casting Arrives from Germany
Disks Mark Traffic Lanes
Making World’s Biggest Hose
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Martin Mann
YOU’VE got to have air to live. Yet air can be a nuisance, too. Get rid of air—make a vacuum—and you can do a lot of wonderful and very useful things. In a tank of “nothing” you can make water boil even when it’s cold. You can dry things that are frozen solid.
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Chevvy Gets a Torque Converter
Heater Has Rotating Reflector
Gloves Stop Heat or Cold
Paper Clip Holds Tight
Plastic Tot Tub Blows Up
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LONG-RUMORED in the car industry, a Chevrolet with an automatic transmission as optional equipment was announced last month as the company’s bid to retain the car’s lead sales position in the low-priced field. An adaptation of Buick’s Dynaflow, the Chevrolet torque converter is called “Powerglide.”
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New Atomic Charts Reveal Secrets of Radio-Elements
Like jumping beans, atoms of the radioactive families hop about the periodic table of elements as they change spontaneously from one substance into another. Recent discoveries link atom-bomb ingredients and newly discovered elements to these radioactive families—and solve the riddle of what such oddly named members as Uranium X2 and Radium C' really are.
New Radioactive-Family Charts
Key to Atom Bomb Shown
Six New Elements Charted
“Natural” or “Artificial”?
“Prehistoric” Family Re-Created?
Isotopes Solve Old Mystery
Log Walls Made Weathertight Without Chinking
Atomizer Sprays Ice Away
Vapor Machine Kills Viruses
Baby Pinned Painlessly
Coin Operates Shaver
Small Ultraviolet Lamps Kill Germs in Phone Handset
Homes Ride on Housemobile
Safety Hook Has Lock
Ship’s Anti-Roll Fins Turn Rough Water to Smooth
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Alden P. Armagnac
SOME day soon, a brand-new chemical element seems likely to be added to the 96 now known. Like astronomers training their telescopes on the predicted position of a new planet, chemists seeking it have considerable advance information to go on. The predicted new element will be radioactive.
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Chrysler Lines Get Restyling
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NEW lines of De Soto, Plymouth, and Dodge cars, resembling their 1949 predecessors but restyled to give them a longer, lower appearance, were announced by the Chrysler Corp. at the turn of the year. Dodge offered its Gyro-Matic semi-automatic transmission at a cost described as lower than competitive automatic transmissions.
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Fire Chief Builds Engine To Fight Brush Fires
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BUILT on the chassis of a 2½-ton war-surplus Army truck, this homemade fire engine can crash right through dense brush and woods to fight runaway fires. High-pressure spray jets along the sides envelop the truck in a cloud of waterfog to protect its men and equipment while it roars in to attack the head of a fire.
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Raising the Roof Builds Bins Fast
Cones of Silence Soak Up Noise
Double Rake Nips Up Trash
Mechanical Cow Remakes Milk
Rubber Springs Soften Bumps
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YOU start from the roof and work down in setting up these midget grain elevators. Made entirely of aluminum, they are assembled by fastening the roof sections to one “tier” of corrugated siding, lifting this unit and fastening another tier under it, and so on until the building is complete.
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New Truck Hitch Ends Jackknifing
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A NEW hydraulic hinge for the front end of a truck trailer goes a long way toward minimizing that trucker’s nightmare—jackknifing. Jackknifing occurs when the brakes are applied too hard on the tractor. The trailer, trying to overrun the tractor, whips off sideways.
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How to Save Water
A wrench, screwdriver, and reamer—those are all the weapons you need to fight water waste on the home front.
Field X-Ray Unit Weighs Less
Vacuum Cup Clings to Slippery Surfaces
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Robert Hertzbarg
DRIP, drip, drip. From leaking faucets in homes everywhere, millions of dollars of hard-earned tax money are daily going down the drain—literally. Even more important is the. grim reality of dangerously low water supplies in many parts of the country as a result of last year’s drought.
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Electricity Aims Paint
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Herbert Johansen
SPRAYING paint through a high-intensity electrostatic field now turns its atomized particles into a barrage of tiny “homing missiles” that literally wraps itself around objects to be painted. The drawing at left shows a setup for the process, called Electro-Spray, developed by the Ransburg Electro-Coating Corp., Indianapolis, during the war (PS, March ’45, p. 118) and now used in many industries.
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Aids to Modern Living
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Aids to Modern Living
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Count-Rite Corp.
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Bakelite
$1.50
Tray Handles Three Jobs. Molded of Bakeliteⓣ, this refreshment tray holds four glasses in non-tipping coasters and has space in the middle for snacks. And when the food’s gone, that center space serves as a jumbo ash tray. Made by the Count-Rite Corp., of Cleveland, Ohio, the tray retails for about $1.50. Easy to clean, it can be rinsed and scrubbed without damaging it. Rubber pegs support the tray.
Count-Rite Corp.
Scissors
$3
Scissors Fold Up. One of the first products to be imported from the U. S. zone of Germany, these scissors fold up for easy carrying in pocket or handbag. When closed, the tool is SM" long; open it’s 4". The blades are made of carbon steel with a highly polished nickel finish. Hoffritz Cutlery, New York City, prices the scissors and case at about $3. When folded, the points cannot rip clothing or the lining of a purse.
Count-Rite Corp.
Brush and Hanger Combined
Brush and Hanger Combined. Besides folding up to save space in your suitcase, this coat hanger has a clothes brush at each end. The Rola Novelty Company, of New York City, sells the hanger for about 70 cents. When it’s folded, the hanger arms serve as a handle for the brush. When opened as a hanger, a small hook locks it.
Count-Rite Corp.
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Ironing-Board Cover Is Ruled. With a graduated yardstick printed on this ironing-board cover, the housewife can do a professional job of altering hems, laying pleats, and blocking sweaters or other knitted garments. The figures are printed in ink that won’t rub off. The maker is Hart-Beckner Mfg. Co., Versailles, Mo.
Count-Rite Corp.
The Rexafoamer
Attachment Shampoos Rugs. The Rexafoamerⓣ shampoo attachment, sold by Martin-Parry Corp., Toledo, Ohio, is molded of Teniteⓣ. It fits the spray-pot attachment of tank-type vacuum cleaners. A wire mesh in the nozzle mixes the liquid soap with air to form suds for washing rugs or upholstery. The plastic attachment is moisture-resistant and corrosion-proof. Its non-porous surface is easy to clean.
Count-Rite Corp.
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$7.50
New Table Lighter. This lighter, for home or office, has a clear-plastic reservoir so you can always see the amount of fuel in reserve. It’s priced at $7.50 by the Ritepoint Co., of St. Louis, Mo., and is available in four colors. The reservoir is sealed and cannot leak or let fuel evaporate. Fuel is transferred to the wick chamber only as needed by a finger-touch valve. All the metal parts are chrome-plated and polished.
Count-Rite Corp.
The Small Fry
$1
Frying Pan Accessory. The Small Fryⓣ set includes two 3½" aluminum rings that are ¾" deep, two aluminum covers, and a lifter. According to the makers, Benmatt Organization, Chicago, use of the rings to fry or poach eggs saves shortening and reduces cooking time. The rings leave room in the skillet for bacon. Price is $1.
Count-Rite Corp.
Rain Leggings
$1
Rain Leggings. Empire Products, New York City, markets these slip-on plastic leggings for $1. They fit over the lower part of your trouser legs, protecting them from rain and splashes. A clip slips over the edge of your pocket to hold them up.
Count-Rite Corp.
X Rays Spot Orange Frostbite
X Rays Spot Orange Frostbite Now they’re X-raying oranges. A new machine uses the rays to spot cold-damaged fruit—the frost-bitten oranges contain less juice and therefore let more rays pass through. The machine automatically throws out the damaged oranges and separates the good ones into three grades, all at the rate of 35,000 an hour. Developed by the Automatic X Ray Corporation, the first unit is being used by Sunkist at Upland, Calif.
Count-Rite Corp.
Basket Guards Jet Intake
NORTHROP engineers aren’t taking any chances on being sucked into the jet engines they work on. They designed this steel-mesh wheeled basket that can be rolled up to cover the intake port. Without the guard, it’s dangerous to walk within 25 feet of the intake when the engine is revved up.
Count-Rite Corp.
Clamp Ends Power-Line Break
A NEW clamp to keep power lines from breaking and interrupting electric service has been developed in Europe. Wind makes the cables sway, frequently snapping them at the insulator. Ice and vibration also give trouble. Developed by Sverre Sandberg and J. Lindblom, of the Swedish Aluminum Company, the clamp has a shallow, longer bend to reduce stresses. It is in use on power lines in Norway and Sweden.
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Diamond Tools Sample Roads
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ASPHALT roads are being sampled to learn how to build better ones. Boring a hole in the surface, a whirling diamond-edged tube extracts a four-inch-diameter cross-section from top to bottom. Pieces are then squeezed in testing machines until they break.
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Bird-Chasing Glider Seeks Flight Secrets
Golfer Prefers Gun to Clubs
Plastic Lights Speedometer
Fly Gets Knock-Out Drops
Wheelbarrow Is Self-Powered
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Ross E. Hutchins
GLIDER pilots are now dogfighting buzzards and gulls to find out how to design airplanes that will fly as easily as the birds do. Flying a camera-carrying, Englishbuilt Kirby-Kiteⓣ sailplane, they have chased the soaring birds 15 miles at speeds up to 50 m. p. h., sometimes only 15 feet behind the bird’s tail.
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Mobile Service Station Mothers Sky Speedster
Jukebox Announces Train Departures
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SOME of the world’s fastest research aircraft are kiwis—birds that can’t fly—under certain conditions. Because they are highly experimental in the transand supersonic ranges, these hot-rod planes need exceedingly wide and open areas for their Buck Rogers’ flights, such as the vast expanse of California’s Muroc Dry Lake with a natural runway seven miles long and desert wide.
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Keeping the Home Shipshape
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Keeping the Home Shipshape
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Mechanics and Handicraft
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Gus and the Flying Keys
But the Car Keeps Going
Will the Engine Start Again?
Fender Skirt Swings Outward
Washer Sprays Entire Car
Why Val Threw Away the Keys
Folding Rack from Old Car Boosts Luggage Space
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Martin Bunn
DURING his years in the Model Garage, Gus Wilson has seen a lot of disgruntled motorists. But not one of them was more fed up with a car than Val Murdock the day Officer Cecil O’Toole handed him a ticket for reckless driving at Main and Center Streets.
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Mechanics & Handicraft
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Here's How I Start My Car in the Morning
Just Before Quitting Time An Alarm Clock Starts Up Engine
Here Are the Details of the System
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Victor Dettling
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Hints from the Model Garage
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Hints from the Model Garage
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Safety Pins Hold Chrome. If a trim strip on your car has lost any spring clips, safety pins will fasten it down. Cut the ends off each pin as indicated and attach to the body metal with a self-tapping screw through the loop of the pin and into a small drilled hole.
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Homemade Booster Improves TV Pictures
Amplifying distant signals may give you grandstand reception in the bleachers.
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ARE your TV pictures as good as they ought to be? If not, you may be able to help yourself to greater video enjoyment with a booster that will strengthen weak signals on the low channels. “Snow” in a picture is a sure sign of weakness. Not only can a booster cure this condition but it can also sharpen image outlines and improve contrast and clarity.
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I'd like to see them make...
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I'd like to see them make...
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Everybody has his own pet idea of some gadget he would like to see in general use. What is YOURS? Popular Science will pay $5.00 for each one published. Use government postcards only. Contributions cannot be acknowledged or returned.
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Mechanics & Handicraft
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Foot Scrapers You Can Make
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THE foot scraper is one of the few home accessories that haven’t shown much improvement in design down through the years. With that in mind, John P. Arnold, of Doylestown, Pa., went back to the products of Colonial metalworkers for the scrapers pictured here.
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Wood-Turning Tricks
How Did the Rings Get There?
How Was This Turned?
This Tray Was Hollowed...
...By Cluster Turning
Feeler Stops Backing Truck
Why Don’t Bandits Give Up?
Talc Protects Wallpaper
The Height of Ingenuity
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Tool Pulls Chain Around Tire
In previous issues, Edwin M. Love has told Popular Science readers how to turn spindles, disks, and bowls. Here are some lathe tricks that knowledge of those techniques makes possible
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Measuring Your Home for Hot Water
How Much Does Hot Water Cost?
Where Your Hot Water Goes
Direct Heaters
Kinds of Systems
Indirect Heaters
Protecting Against Corrosion
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George H. Waltz
MODERN kitchens and laundry rooms are making old-fashioned water systems obsolete. New robot dish and clothes washers have boosted hot-water consumption in many homes, and at the same time improved new heaters have appeared that generate hot water faster and more efficiently.
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Mechanics & Handicraft
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Inventor Tells How New Tool Was Born
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Ray Millholland
ONCE there was a basement mechanic who needed a dozen pieces of ½" cold-rolled steel, all cut off square in 6" lengths. A metal-working lathe would have done the job in jig time, but, as is the case in many home workshops, none was available. So a special self-guiding cutting tool that could be attached to a wood-working lathe, a drill press, or a grinder was devised.
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Mechanics & Handicraft
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Deck Fittings for Model Ships
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MAKING deck fittings is a tricky job. Here are some hints from Winthrop Pratt, Jr., celebrated model builder of Dorchester, Mass.
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Mechanics & Handicraft
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Hints for Users of Small Motors
Simple Rig Picks Up Phone Conversation
Paint Car Tools to Stop Rust
Gripper Keeps Tubes in Place
Wash Car Often in Winter
Meter Tests Ear-Aid Batteries
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INEXPENSIVE small 115-volt shadedpole induction motors are a convenient source of light power. They’ll handle scores of jobs—running working models, action displays, small fans. Sometimes you must adapt the motor to a particular job. Here are ways to do it.
PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0145.xml
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206,207,208,209,210,211,212,213
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Mystery Engine Breathes Flame
Give yourself a capsule course in machining by building this lively model. Then ask your friends what makes it go. Few of them will know.
How to Turn Plastic Scraps into Popcorn Scoops
Wire Extends Flashlight
Turning Work to Small Size
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Harry Walton
CHANCES are neither you nor your friends ever saw an engine like this. Guesses will run wild when you ask others how it works, and most of them will be dead wrong. Substantial and good looking, it has a lively pop as you turn it over by hand, and it has the staccato roar of a small gas engine when it’s running at speed.
PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0146.xml
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214,215,216
Mechanics & Handicraft
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How Your Car’s Engine Is Cooled
Three simple home experiments suggested by Kenneth M. Swezey.
Waxed Nails Hold Securely
White-Lead Putty Won’t Bleed
Adhesive Bonds Wall Anchor
Triangles Held in Book
Tin Can Holds Paint: Brushes
These Coasters Won’t Stick
Holds Shop or Garden Tools
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ALTHOUGH heat makes your car go, too much would quickly bring it to a halt. Left unchecked, the intense heat of combustion would soon warp and bum the valves, break down the oil, overheat the bearings, and “freeze” the pistons to the cylinders.
PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0147.xml
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217,218,219,220,221,222,223
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Home Accessories You Can Build on Your Kitchen Table
Guest Mirror
Dressing Table
Wall Table
Sewing Stand
Chandelier
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LOOK for parts instead of finished products the next time you go shopping—and you may discover ways to save money while having fun. Even apartment dwellers without workshops can produce many useful and decorative home accessories by cleverly combining odd items.
PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0148.xml
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224,225,226
Science & Industry
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Waves Serve As Boat's Engine
Lamp Base Built Up of Plastic
Plastic Squares Bedeck Wood
Etched Scene Adorns Plastic
Hardware Serves as Paint
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TRAILING a pair of flippers at its stern, this new boat mysteriously propels itself without apparently receiving power from anywhere. The toy-size model above will sail around a bathtub when the water is only slightly agitated. The man-carrying version at left works in a gentle sea.
PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0149.xml
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Science & Industry
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Splicer Simplifies Editing of Magnetic Tape
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QUICK, clean, noiseless splices of magnetic recording tape can be made with the Carson Tape Splicerⓣ, which can be attached right to the recorder. It consists of a metal form with grooves that serve as razor guides. The tape ends are simply clipped to the tool, slightly overlapping (photo 1), and then razored to a close, clean fit (photo 2).
PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0150.xml
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Use a Towel Rack
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YOU’LL find many spots where you can put towel racks to work. One over a workbench holds catalogs, magazines, plans, flat or round plastic, or dowels. Ceiling storage also handles table leaves, and a rake and hoe could be stored like the broom.
PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0151.xml
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Mechanics & Handicraft
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Put Your Walls to Work
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WHETHER on a porch or in the house, shelves like those at right make good use of bare wall areas. They are built of stock lumber with nailed butt joints. A ¼" plywood back serves as a brace for the shelves. You can hang them with screws through the back or you can use shelf brackets underneath with one or two screws through the back near the top to steady the shelves.
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NEW SHOP IDEAS
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NEW SHOP IDEAS
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Dies Held Square. For threading work in the lathe, a die is often held against a drill pad while the spindle is turned by hand. Since the rotating parts have a considerable mass, it’s hard to tell by feel how the die is cutting or how fast to advance it, so threads are often damaged or not started square.
PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0153.xml
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230,231,232
Mechanics & Handicraft
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Spot-Welding on Your Drill Press
You can throw away your rivets, and join sheet metal with a welding outfit assembled from surplus items.
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J. B. Posner
BY EQUIPPING your shop for spot-welding, you can seam together two pieces of sheet metal as easily as your wife sews cloth. Made as shown here, the outfit costs very little. Materials are available in radio-parts and electrical shops as war surplus.
PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0154.xml
article
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Mechanics & Handicraft
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Model Airplane Flies While Yon Sit
Toy Roof Looks Like Tile
Dogs Are Going to the World
Valve Tool Has Air Inlet
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BY USING the De-Dizzerⓣ, the pilot of a cable-controlled model plane doesn’t have to stand up and turn around and around as he guides the ship. The plane can be controlled from a comfortable sitting position. The plane is attached to the rotating arm by the usual two control wires.
PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0155.xml
article
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234,235,236
Mechanics & Handicraft
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How to Finish Photos Yourself for 55 Cents
You don’t need a lab full of fancy equipment to develop and print your film—just a kitchen.
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George S. Cowlam
SAYS you: "I"d like to make my own pictures, but it costs too much to buy the equipment, and it’s too technical, and besides, I haven’t the time.” Says we: Are you through work for the day, must you go to bed before 10 p.m., and can you get up 55 cents?
PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0156.xml
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237
Mechanics & Handicraft
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Negatives Go Down Drain In New Printing Process
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A NEW photo paper coated with two emulsions offers photographers a quick way of making sepia or other single-tone prints from color transparencies. A negative image forms on the top emulsion, a positive on the lower. After the negative layer has done its job, you simply wash it away.
PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0157.xml
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238,239
PHOTO IDEAS AND EQUIPMENT
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PHOTO IDEAS AND EQUIPMENT
Attachments for Bench Mills
Standard Parts Motorize a "Quickie" Bow Saw
Replacing Teeth in Zippers
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Spring Agitates Tank. A cigar box, wire coat hanger, 48 inches of string, and a spring combine to form an excellent film-tank agitator. Given a good twist, the one shown spins and jounces for 15 minutes.—J. M. Overstreet, Birkenfeld, Germany.
PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0158.xml
article
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240,241
Mechanics & Handicraft
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Poultry Feeders That You Can Build
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BESIDES lightening your chores, these easily built poultry feeders will increase your profits. They reduce feed losses, keep the feed clean, and—by letting the birds eat as much as they want when they want it—cause the chicks to grow faster and the hens to lay more eggs.
PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0159.xml
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242,244,246,248,250,252,254,256,258,260
CRAFTSMEN AT WORK
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CRAFTSMEN AT WORK
Kit Keeps Thread Tanglefree
Dies Identify Keys
Extension ”Legs” Raise Table
Holder Protects Coffee Maker
Wax Eases Home-Movie Film
Glue Brush Made of Rattan
Automatic Slide Projector
Regulate Your Own Watch
Whistle Sounds Warning
Trouble Lamp Made Safe
Guard Stops Flying Acid
New Cement Is Slip-Proof
Slide Rule Tells Humidity
Scraper Blade Is Replaceable
Knowing Auto Noises Can Speed Repairs
Plastic Cover Protects Top
Seal Wood Before Puttying
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Antique Flies on Tether. A scaled-down version of a Curtiss biplane flown in 1914-15 by Lincoln Beachey, this model has a one-cylinder engine that whips the ship up to 55 m.p.h. on a control line. For flying, the center of balance was moved forward by casting the body of the pilot of lead from the waist down.
PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0160.xml
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243
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EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY: Hobbyist Enlarger
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EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY
Hobbyist Enlarger
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0161.xml
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244
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NATIONAL GYPSUM COMPANY
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NATIONAL GYPSUM COMPANY
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0162.xml
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244
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WORCESTER LAWN MOWER COMPANY
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WORCESTER LAWN MOWER COMPANY
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0163.xml
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245
245
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EVINRUDE MOTORS
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EVINRUDE MOTORS
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0164.xml
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246
246
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FOLEY MFG. CO.: MACHINE SAW FILING
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FOLEY MFG. CO.
MACHINE SAW FILING
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0165.xml
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247
247
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Advertisement: FORD’S 100 h.p. V-8
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FORD’S 100 h.p. V-8
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0166.xml
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248
248
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The Coleman Company, Inc.: FLOODLIGHT LANTERN
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The Coleman Company, Inc.
FLOODLIGHT LANTERN
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0167.xml
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248
248
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CHAMPION SPARK PLUG COMPANY: CHAMPION V-GLOW PLUGS
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CHAMPION SPARK PLUG COMPANY
CHAMPION V-GLOW PLUGS
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0168.xml
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249
249
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CHAMPION SPARK PLUG COMPANY
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CHAMPION SPARK PLUG COMPANY
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0169.xml
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250
250
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Scott-Atwater Mfg. Co., Inc.
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Scott-Atwater Mfg. Co., Inc.
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0170.xml
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251
251
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HARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTOR CO.
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HARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTOR CO.
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0171.xml
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252
252
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Advertisements
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ALLIED RADIO CORP.
SERVICE SUPPLIES
ALLIED RADIO CORP.
BUILDERS’ SUPPLIES
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0172.xml
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253
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Advertisements
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DREMEL MFG. CO.
MOTO-TOOL
DREMEL MFG. CO.
DREMEL Electric COPING SAW
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0173.xml
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254
254
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HOBART BROTHERS CO.
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HOBART BROTHERS CO.
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0174.xml
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254
254
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LEWIS MANUFACTURING CO.
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LEWIS MANUFACTURING CO.
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0175.xml
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255
255
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EMEROL MANUFACTURING COMPANY, INC.: MARVEL MYSTERY OILER
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EMEROL MANUFACTURING COMPANY, INC.
MARVEL MYSTERY OILER
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0176.xml
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255
255
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PROVIDENCE SAW & KNIFE COMPANY: Sharpens Saws 5"—30”
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PROVIDENCE SAW & KNIFE COMPANY
Sharpens Saws 5"—30”
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0177.xml
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255
255
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0178.xml
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255
255
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FOREDOM ELECTRIC CO.
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FOREDOM ELECTRIC CO.
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0179.xml
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256
256
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WARREN DADO SAWING WASHERS CO.
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WARREN DADO SAWING WASHERS CO.
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0180.xml
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256
256
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CRAFTSMAN WOOD SERVICE CO.
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CRAFTSMAN WOOD SERVICE CO.
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0181.xml
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257
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MIDWEST RADIO & TELEVISION CORP: MIDWEST TELEVISION
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MIDWEST RADIO & TELEVISION CORP
MIDWEST TELEVISION
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0182.xml
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258
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DU PONT: DUCO CEMENT
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DU PONT
DUCO CEMENT
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0183.xml
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258
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Advertisements
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CHICAGO TOOL AND ENGINEERING CO.
No. 000 ANGLE VISE
CHICAGO TOOL AND ENGINEERING CO.
DRILL PRESS VISES
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0184.xml
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259
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ATLAS PRESS COMPANY: POWER KING #3001
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ATLAS PRESS COMPANY
POWER KING #3001
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0185.xml
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260
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CASCO Products Corp.
ELECTR-O-TOOL KIT
CASCO Products Corp.
SAFER CAR SMOKING
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0186.xml
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261
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Rock well Manufacturing Company: Model No. 37-595
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Rock well Manufacturing Company
Model No. 37-595
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0187.xml
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0188.xml
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PALLEY SUPPLY COMPANY
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PALLEY SUPPLY COMPANY
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0189.xml
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0190.xml
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GROBAN SUPPLY CO.
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GROBAN SUPPLY CO.
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0191.xml
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ATLAS PRESS COMPANY
atlas 6" Jointer Planer
ATLAS PRESS COMPANY
atlas 8" SAW
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0192.xml
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0194.xml
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THE BLACK & DECKER MFG. CO.
¼" DRILLS
THE BLACK & DECKER MFG. CO.
½" DRILLS
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0195.xml
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269
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DYNAMIC WELDER CO.: ARC-WELDER
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DYNAMIC WELDER CO.
ARC-WELDER
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0196.xml
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0197.xml
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KENDEX COMPANY
WOMEN’S NYLON HOSIERY
KENDEX COMPANY
GLAMOROUS LINGERIE
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0198.xml
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0200.xml
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0201.xml
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0203.xml
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0204.xml
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0205.xml
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0207.xml
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0208.xml
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0209.xml
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0210.xml
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SNAP-ON TOOLS CORPORATION: SCREW STARTERS
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SNAP-ON TOOLS CORPORATION
SCREW STARTERS
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0211.xml
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284
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SPEEDWAY MFG. CO.
G.A. Kit
SPEEDWAY MFG. CO.
No. 128 Bench Grinder
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0212.xml
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New Tools
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New Tools
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McLaughlin & Co.
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McLaughlin & Co.
Grip-Torc
$15
Tool Reduces Drill Speed. With Grip-Torcⓣ attached, any ¼" drill becomes a multi-purpose tool for heavy-duty boring, drilling, reaming, and other jobs. The geared mechanism increases torque output about 5-to-1. Grip-Tore is controlled by gripping or releasing the body of the unit, starting or stopping the working tool while the drill motor continues to run. McLaughlin & Co., Los Angeles, prices it at about $15.
McLaughlin & Co.
Rota-Matic
$2.50
Hand Sander Rotates. The pivoted disk of the Rota-Matic® sander is free to rotate at random as you push the tool back and forth. This motion brings into use all facets of the sanding grit. Interchangeable sanding disks—fine, medium, and coarse—are included with the sander, priced at $2.50 by the Binkley Manufacturing Company, Warrenton, Mo. The disks come with an adhesive coating on them.
McLaughlin & Co.
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Typewriter Marks Metals. Designed for pressing markings into metal, this electric typewriter can be adjusted to letter wood, leather, or plastics. The interchangeable letter wheels—for various type sizes—are made of tool steel. To operate it, all you do is punch the keys. The machine can be set up to letter unhardened steel Yd' thick. It’s distributed by the Cadillac Stamp Company, of Detroit.
McLaughlin & Co.
3-hp. Saw Weighs 25 lb
3-hp. Saw Weighs 25 lb. The one-cylinder, two-cycle, air-cooled gasoline engine that powers this saw operates in all positions. The tool is available in two straight-bladed models—18" and 24"—and as a 14" bow saw. The throttle is controlled by a trigger in the pistol-grip handle. A manually operated chain oiler is controlled by a button above the throttle. McCulloch Motors Corp., Los Angeles, is the maker.
McLaughlin & Co.
Utilex
$5
Tool Handles Six Jobs. Made in England and distributed in the United States by the Laster Export-Import Co., New York City, the Utilex® combines six everyday tools in one. It’ll serve as a hammer, adjustable wrench, file, 6" rule, screwdriver, and a claw for pulling nails. It’s priced at about $5. The Utilex is manufactured from forge-hardened steel.
McLaughlin & Co.
The Snap-Lock
Improved Plier-Wrench. The Snap-Lock® plier wrench, manufactured by Seymour Smith & Son, Inc., of Oakville, Conn., has a finger-tip control that releases the jaws. A capacity indicator on the handle shows the extent of the jaw spread so the tool can be pre-set. The tool serves as pliers, clamp, or vise. With work locked in the jaws, the tool can be clamped in a vise.
McLaughlin & Co.
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From 40 to 50 nails a minute can be driven with the Azor Portable Pneumatic Nailing Tool, made by Azor Products Co., Los Angeles. The machine weighs about 30 lb., has a hopper capacity of from 400 to 600 nails, and handles 8d, 10d, and 12d nails. Nails may be driven vertically or at an angle. The nail set can be adjusted for depth, and the tool automatically stops driving at the predetermined depth. In a test, the Azor nailed 100 lineal feet of joists in eight minutes.
McLaughlin & Co.
Magnetic
Magnetic pull has been stepped up 10 times in these power and hand screwdrivers made by the Magna-Tool Corporation, of Buffalo, N. Y. The power-driven tools include magnetic “finders” that pick up and automatically position the screw. Finders are available for various sizes of flat-head, round-head, oval-head, and fillister-head screws. The hand screwdrivers are furnished with a handle compartment for holding an assortment of bits for different screws.
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SKILSAW, INC.
SKIL Home Shop Sander-Polisher
SKILSAW, INC.
SKIL Home Shop Saw
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SHAW MFG. CO.: GARDEN TRACTORS
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SHAW MFG. CO.
GARDEN TRACTORS
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ALADDIN TOOL COMPANY: LATHEMASTER
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ALADDIN TOOL COMPANY
LATHEMASTER
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GILLIOM POWER TOOLS
GIL-BILT 10-INCH TILTING ARBOR SAW
GILLIOM POWER TOOLS
GIL-BILT 8-INCH TILTING TABLE SAW
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0217.xml
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P.S. Last minute news & notes...
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STEAM-DRIVEW CARS are being talked-up again in England—now that financial difficulties have forced Britain to curtail importation of gasoline. LIGHT ALLOYS instead of steel save three tons in the weight of a Navy motor grader that can travel by air.
PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0218.xml
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GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION: CORALOX
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GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION
CORALOX
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0219.xml
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SOUTH BEND LATHE
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SOUTH BEND LATHE
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0220.xml
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PopularScience_19500201_0156_002_0221.xml
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R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.: CAMEL
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R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
CAMEL
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