I agree on the time limitations. In fact, i orxered two molds, a 570 and 575. At least i thought i did. Turns out that i ordere two 575 and that's the perfect size for my tw 58s so i already have a new 575.
Naturally I'll still try to fix it just because!
ok, not really anywhere near "disaster" but it got your attention. :)
A while back in a casting discussion (can't find it to link) the question of mold lube came up. I have always used the bullet lube solution and it worked well but, being curious like the cat i have to try new things and...
Watch the weather. Two years ago when it was so hot and dry the areas above timberline were brown and dry. The elk were in the wetter valleys at 7500 to 8000. This year could be de jevu all over again.
If you are going to use a ball puller, be certain that it has a caliber specific collar. No collar easily results in the screw running off to the side and damaging the bore.
The easiest way is with the CO2 method. Next up is the powder dribble.
I have done the powder dribble more times...