Slow Motion of an AK-47 Underwater (Part 1)

by 1389 on July 2, 2013

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Published on Jun 24, 2013 by SmarterEveryDay

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Click to watch the original Pistols Underwater Video. The results of this experiment make me question how an why a blowback system works underwater vs. air.

How does a gas operated rifle work when filled with water?
I’ve already shot the second video. It’s awesome. I recommend subscribing. I put more brainpower into it the second time so you won’t be disapointed.

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The camera I used is the Phantom Miro 320S
I thought the footage of the underwater stuff was really good. I lowered the resolution a bit. It’s capable of full 1080p.

Feel free to ask me any questions in the comments. I bought the aquarium at a fireworks stand, so I couldn’t really get the specks on the glass before I bought it. That’s the way these things go I guess.

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