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Incredible Slow Motion Video of Handguns Being Shot Underwater

Handguns shot underwater make quite a spectacle.

This slow motion footage shows quite a show from these submerged handguns.

Watch this video and see handguns shot underwater in slow motion.

SmarterEveryDay conducts a study of handguns fired underwater and captured on slow motion video.

Using a Ruger semi-automatic pistol and a revolver, they are both submerged and shot underwater. The trapped air in the cartridge itself allows the handguns to actually fire underwater, though the heavy resistance the water creates robs the bullet of any power.

While it is not a good idea to ever shoot a gun underwater this study in a controlled setting makes a great lesson. Please don’t try this at home.

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Incredible Slow Motion Video of Handguns Being Shot Underwater