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Make Your Own HOLSTER For ANY Pistol
ALL KINDS OF HOLSTERS FOR HANDGUNS This marvelous book, written and illustrated by Al Stohlman, one of the world's foremost leather craftsmen, is the bible of holster making. Actual patterns and forms for snug belt holsters, fast draw holsters, shoulder holsters. Actually shows you. step by step, how to make holsters for unusual handguns, as well as the popular models. ORDER Your Copy of "HOLSTER BOOK" TODAY!
Map projections speed SAC war-room display
Less than 30 seconds elapses between receipt of information and the time it is flashed on a vast screen where it can be studied by the battle staff in the Strategic Air Command's war room near Omaha, Nebr.
Synthetic Music
Synthetic music is being produced in a German film studio by reversing a familiar process. When artists sing and orchestras play before a microphone, their music is recorded as a wavy black line on the sound track. What would happen if an artist were to draw shapes, imprint them on sound film, and play it […]
Cutting wood with a beam of light
Cutting wood with a beam of light A new technique in woodworking may be on the way. The University of Michigan has developed a tool that cuts through maple and other hardwoods with bursts of light that act like the science-fiction writers’ disintegrating-ray gun. The experimental drill operates with a laser (light amplification by stimulated […]
The Stay-Putnik
It's our new Syncom, a satellite that promises a better bounce for world-wide TV and telephone THE newest U.S. communications satellite—scheduled for launch this month or sooner, in an attempt to top Telstar— can't be expected to streak across the sky at regular intervals. To the operators of a tracking station, it won't even seem to be in orbit. Instead, the unnatural instrument package will hang around over the Atlantic, tracing a lazy north-south figure-8 every 24 hours.
Hot New Cars from Overseas
Daimler with a fiber-glass body Limousine comfort and high-speed motoring are combined in the Ogle SX.250. The occasional-four-seater body of fiber-glass is based on the Daimler SP.250 chassis and 152.5-inch, 140-hp. V-8. A four-speed manual or an automatic transmission is offered. All four wheels have disk brakes. It costs over $6,000 in England. British Jensen uses American engine The Jensen C-V8 is a genuine four-seater built exclusively for the U.S. Its 361-inch, 305-hp. Chrysler engine gives acceleration from 0 to 60 in 7.8 seconds and a top speed of 140 m.p.h. TorqueFlite automatic transmission or manual shift with overdrive is available. The body is fiberglass. All brakes are disk. Price is $9,800 in England.
Big-Brother 7074 Is Watching You
By 473-28-0247 (Gannon, Robert) No more chance to outwit the tax collector. His ultimate weapon—the 7074 computer—is about to take over the examination of our tax returns IN THE rolling West Virginia hills, just east of Martinsburg, squats a low-slung, brick and cinder-block building. Inside, in a starkly antiseptic, 40-foot room, the head of a many-tentacled IBM computer waits patiently for your tax return. If you live in a southeastern state, your time is up; a few days after you file this year, the machine will digest your forms, think about your figures for a millifraction of a second, spit them out if unsatisfied. If you live in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, or Washington, D.C, you have a year of grace; your turn will come next spring. By 1966, returns from every taxpayer in the U.S. will be fed to the Martinsburg machine.