I NEVER smoke any mold. Lee says to in their destructions, but you don't need to smoke any mold that's made right.
iraiam, your problem is with burrs that hang onto bullets, preventing them from releasing from the cavity.
Bullet design has a lot to do with whether it will fall free from a cavity. There has to be some taper to a flat pointed bullet, and square lube grooves are another culprit.
Some molds just have to be used to get broken in. The longer you cast, the better they work.
The more people I meet, the more I love my dog
They're going to get their butts kicked over there this election. How come people can't spell and use words correctly?