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Old September 29, 2012, 09:24 PM   #1
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Splish, splash, bang, bang, underwater handgun photos

Interesting article in the U.K. paper "The Daily Mail"



Firearm aficionado Andrew Tuohy has filmed himself firing a range of weapons, but never before underwater.

The gun expert has posted a series of images, as well as a video, to his blog Vuurwapen to show the different effect each gun has in his swimming pool.

After being triggered, a tornado forms at the end of the gun for a few short seconds before the bullet sinks down to the bottom and surrounding bubbles float to the surface.

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Some of the spent rounds Mr. Tuohy has turned into jewlery.

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Old September 29, 2012, 09:28 PM   #2
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Hmmm... Flowers for gun loving wives?? I like that!
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Old September 29, 2012, 10:07 PM   #3
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Interesting. I wonder how badly he damaged his hearing while doing that.

We do know that water conducts sound better than air, right?

Then there are the other issues. Firing a gun underwater causes feeding problems, and the possibility for a squib skyrockets. Sure, most guns can be fired underwater, but really...
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Old September 29, 2012, 10:12 PM   #4
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Interesting. I wonder how badly he damaged his hearing while doing that.
Was thinking the same thing, I was a Navy diver until I blew an eardrum (no guns involved) then had to go surface Navy.
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Old September 29, 2012, 10:32 PM   #5
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shoots guns underwater.
he shot an ak47 it went a few feet.

I saw some videos of a M4 being test fired by a guy with a welders mask? the M4 blew up, which could harm you.
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Old September 29, 2012, 10:35 PM   #6
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He didn't shoot with his head under water.
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Old September 30, 2012, 10:21 AM   #7
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Dumb idea.
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Old September 30, 2012, 04:01 PM   #8
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Agree, very dumb idea.
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Old October 1, 2012, 01:50 AM   #9
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Yup. Ridiculous.

However I am secretly glad some goof balls fired a Taurus 1911 .45 in their swimming pool so I could watch the video. Here's the link:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ue69HqrLpDY

I apologize for the language, the disrespectful way they handled their guns and actually for the entire video.

As far as I could tell they had their head underwater with no hearing protection.

Hypocritical of me for finding it interesting and then slamming the guys that did it? Probably.
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Old October 1, 2012, 03:44 AM   #10
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Old October 1, 2012, 11:34 AM   #11
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I love the pics, don't think there is anything wrong with it.
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Old October 1, 2012, 03:33 PM   #12
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other than maintenance issues (put away wet), would there be any issues with firing a revolver under water?

Cool pics, but probably not the smartest idea if you're lookin for longevity from your handgun.

Yeah, I doubt he was fully submerged when he did it. His hand is bare which gives me the idea that he isn't in a wetsuit and has no need to be fully submerged.
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Old October 1, 2012, 03:43 PM   #13
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From the pictures at the link, it looks like his arm is under the water while the rest of him is above water.
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