View Single Post
Old 01-19-2016, 12:46 PM   #10
Join Date: Mar 2010
Default Re: Lever action rifle to revolver conversion

Originally Posted by Fred Brackin View Post
Oh, and if "special loads" means silver bullets those don't work very well in blackpowder guns anyway. Lead obturates (changes shape to seal the barrel and engage the rifling) at only 5000 psi. Silver doesn't do it at less than 35,000 psi.
You could embed a silver penetrator in a lead base, though.
cosmicfish is offline   Reply With Quote