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post #1 of 22 (permalink) Old 09-08-2019, 06:12 PM Thread Starter
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Big Balls!

Lots of them! Cast a few .62 cal. balls today that should last me a little while.
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post #2 of 22 (permalink) Old 09-08-2019, 07:46 PM
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Did ya weigh them? When i do mine it's amazing how those nasty air pockets can hide.

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Nice job! I love the looks of shiny deer bullets!
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looks like you have plenty, they should drop something in their tracks
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Did ya weigh them? When i do mine it's amazing how those nasty air pockets can hide.

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I do not. Several years ago I started shooting anything that looked "somewhat" good. wrinkles, dirt ect., just to see, and I haven't noticed any difference in accuracy on paper or in the field. how about you?
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Man you got a lot of Balls !
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I do not. Several years ago I started shooting anything that looked "somewhat" good. wrinkles, dirt ect., just to see, and I haven't noticed any difference in accuracy on paper or in the field. how about you?
Pretty much do the same, cast, visual inspection, package and shoot for my 54 as well as my neighbors'. As long as I don't notice any frosting they shoot just fine! The deer don't know the difference!
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Without weighing you will get minute of deer accuracy.With weighing you'll get nice clovers.They all work.If it isn't within 2 grains,I remelt.
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I weigh every cast ball, and if I shoot factory balls I weigh them.

Factory balls being swaged probably don't have air pockets, but there is enough weight difference between lightest to heaviest to separate into groups, the heavy and light ones get melted.

A big part of shooting well is mental, I shoot my best when I have eliminated any factors that can affect accuracy.
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