NOW SEE THIS! (Jul, 1960)
NOW SEE THIS!
MC-5 is new McCulloch engine for karts. It has displacement of 4.9 cu. in., will turn more them 12,000 rpm. Stroke: 1.375 in.; bore: 2.125 in.: compression ratio: 6.5. It weighs ten lbs. and meets the requirements of Stock A racing. Aircraft-type carburetor is featured. The MC-5 retails for $99.50.
PEOPLE CHAIRS were designed for Alcoa’s Forecast Collection, are not commercially available. They’re aluminum outdoor furniture imaginatively fashioned to resemble the occupant. They are folded from single sheets of aluminum, coated with porcelain.
BOY-SIZE 60mm trench mortar is authentic replica of the real thing. It “fires” harmless plastic shells dropped down the muzzle. A range computer helps set angle of fire. The pillbox at lower right falls apart when hit.
U.S. MARINE gun crew checks out newest automatic field artillery gun, the 115mm boosted rocket XM-70. This tough lightweight weighs only 3,000 lbs., fires at the rate of six rounds every 2-1/2 seconds. It will go into operational use in the Corps early in 1962.
GIANT MODEL of brain is constructed of 20 layers of acrylic plastic. It lights up internally to show the effects of different types of tranquilizers and barbiturates on key areas of the brain. Model was built by George Krajian of the American Museum of Natural History. New York. It’s guided electronically by coded instruction tape.