Slow-motion Video: Firing a 1911 Chilled to -65 Degrees Fahrenheit
OutdoorHub Reporters 10.01.15
There are few places on earth that can get down to -65° Fahrenheit. While you are likely to never experience temperatures that cold, it’s nice to know that your gun could still function at those low temperatures.
In this video a Remington 1911 R1 was chilled to 65 degrees below zero for two hours before firing. The gun was fired from a rest and it was all recorded in ultra-slow-motion.
While we only get to see one round firing in this short video, you can see the next round chamber as the slide closes.