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Ball weight variation

When I got a digital scale I weighed up all the .50 Hornady and Speer balls I had on hand, about 150 or so of each, and found that both brands were all over the map. Weights were pretty evenly distributed over a range of 4-5 grains regardless of brand. That's why I started casting my own, and a run of 100 balls usually yields about 50% within 1 grain. The rest go back in the pot. I'm pretty new at casting, and hopefully this % will improve with time.

The advice about overpouring is appreciated, and I'll try it next time.
 
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