posted on May, 18 2014 @ 11:52 PM
originally posted by: Bedlam
That doesn't make sense, but no, they're not dipped in uranium. Why would you? I have two, by the way.
Now, I do like to fire ball ammo that's been dipped in molybdenum, keeps the barrel nice and shiny. No uranium, though.
Edit to add: if your buddy is thinking that they can then track it by radiation, well, uranium's not very radioactive. Even non-depleted uranium. You
can stand on an infinite plane of raw uranium and never hit your rad limit. The half-life tells the tale, when it's in billions of years, it's not
Amen on the dry moly, Bedlam.. If it's good for breaking in a new
camshaft it's gotta really be the cat's for muzzle velocity. Just please,
keep doing it; because it gets gooey/galled in there when you stop.
But even dusting the whole outside of a .50 with uranium dust would
last about as long as -- how many handlings of the weapon?
I don't get it. And for the rounds, lead melts a lot sooner than U23x's.
That would be about like dipping a marshmallow in smokin' veggie oil.
No Edit Required --- an' he's got TWO. sigh.