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Flares, propellents, and primers all contian oxidizers, chemicals which lend their Oxygen atoms to a reaction, so despite the fact that the moon has no atmosphere, a flare gun would still function chemically. the extreme cold will cause the materials it is constructed from to contract and becase different materials have different coefficients of thermal expansion, parts of the flare gun will contract at different rates and may causes the gun's moving parts to bind.

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Can you use a Flare gun to start a fire?

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Since flare guns are used in an emergency, the possesion of a flare gun is legal by a felon if used properly.

What is a flare gun?

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When was the first flare gun invented?

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What happens if you shoot someone with a flare gun?

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