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Old 08-03-2023, 10:03 PM
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Default So I hadda thought...

On my way home tonight I was listening to the Outlaws, and a song came on about a gunfighter and silver bullets.

My question or thought, (I coincidentally just bought a .357 rifle).
Has anyone cast and shot pure silver bullets, or a combination of silver and (insert another alloy mix) to soften it.
If so how did it shoot? Accurate, did it tumble. If it's possible (anything is possible, I know). A guy (me) might be interested in having a couple cast and loaded. Obviously, you can't load for people, but I would be available to help load them myself and pay for components used. I would just need some guidance. (lots of hand holding) lol.

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Old 08-03-2023, 10:06 PM
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Check with the Lone Ranger.
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Old 08-03-2023, 10:32 PM
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Check with the Lone Ranger.

Yup, most experience you'll get right there........

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Old 08-03-2023, 10:46 PM
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Werewolf or a Witch (Freeland) comes to mind, they would be a good source.

Good starting point, would be to see how hard silver is compared to copper or brass.
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Old 08-04-2023, 09:25 AM
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Lol, no drinking, and I knew the Lone Ranger shot them, and did pretty well for himself. If I recall hiss were cast from the melted down stars,( or Im mis remembering).
I get where this thread is going though. Lol. Nuff said.

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Old 08-04-2023, 09:48 AM
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Real silver....hmmm?

Maybe see the "Loan Arranger" ......

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Old 08-04-2023, 09:53 AM
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I've got a couple pounds of silver bearing solder that I've been saving to cast into bullets one day.
I figure that every time I shoot at a coyote and he keeps running, it can only mean he was a werewolf.
That is the only logical explanation for it.
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Old 08-04-2023, 10:59 AM
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Wink Current ammo prices not high enough for you?

Check out the products available from Minuteman Ammo:

https://minutemanammo.com/collection...f-defense-line

mgsrefining (Manhattan Gold and Silver) comments on silver bullets:

https://www.mgsrefining.com/blog/201...bullet-part-4/

If you get bit, you know what you have to do.
Good Luck!

ETA- This is an interesting read by someone who has cast silver bullets:

https://www.patriciabriggs.com/artic...rbullets.shtml
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Old 08-04-2023, 11:37 AM
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I've got a couple pounds of silver bearing solder that I've been saving to cast into bullets one day.
I figure that every time I shoot at a coyote and he keeps running, it can only mean he was a werewolf.
That is the only logical explanation for it.
Classic!
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Ooowoooo!
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Old 08-04-2023, 02:21 PM
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Years ago, maybe 40, Gunworld did a try at it in an article and came to the conclusion that silver did not make good bullets!
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Old 08-05-2023, 10:30 PM
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Just silver plate them
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14K gold works well too
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Old 08-06-2023, 12:36 PM
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14K gold works well too
Might be cheaper than silver these days. Lots of guy getting divorced these days, might be some cheap rings to be melted down. Any leads?

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