I like to hear from some of the lead weight pouring gurus.

I just started pouring my own weights. I am trying to figure out why some come out with cracks or not full.

I thought it was cause the mold was not hot enough at first. Don't think it now cause it also happens when mold is hot.

Lead need to be hotter? I can adjust temp. I don't have on highest temp. In the middle of heat setting.

Seems to be cooling in mold faster than lead pours in. Though if I just pour lead with on pin in it it will come looking good.

Think pin is drooping temp of lead that fast? I put pins in WD40 in between pours to keep them lubricated. Again doesn't happen all the time. Just wondering if it's something I'm doing wrong.

Doesn't happen all the time either.

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