Re: RARA-AVIS: Underwater
Thu, 1 Jul 1999 15:58:41 EDT

>Maybe I'm missing something about new weapons, but
>otherwise I think it will not fire, as gunpowder
>needs air(oxygen in fact) to burn (and I doubt that
>oygen normally *dissolved* and present in water is
>sufficient for that effect?)
  The Randall .45 automatic, an all stainless steel knockoff of the Colt, built for a few years in the early 80's, was tested and proven to fire underwater.

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