Originally Posted by Marthor
Yes, each shot would be pricey, so I may not actually shoot. I just want a magazine full.
LOL - Are you filming a John Woo movie anytime soon?
I would think that silver would be a nightmare for cleaning the lands and grooves post shooting and while I don't think it would wear on the steel, it would definitely leave it's mark.
The melting point is about 1760 degrees. By comparison the melting point of lead is about 621 degrees so it's just shy of triple. Melting your own is going to take some serious heat. You have any Magnesium you can throw in the fire?
I would think the sensible thing to do would take some ammo, get some blue painter's tape and a $3 can of modeling paint in chrome silver.