I recently batch weighed 500 x 100gr Sierra's in 7mm-08 and found them to range to be between 100.3gr and 99.8gr with the split (roughly) 3% 100.3gr, 5% 100.2gr, 15% 100.1gr 65% 100.0gr, 10% 99.9gr and 3% 99.8gr (I know that's 101% - but close enough).
Normally I would load all the 100.3, then the 100.2 and so on which (with all other factors being equal) would give me a slight increase in the POI as I shoot the lighter bullets?
Q1. Is this correct thing to do - or do I load all the 100.00gr until they are finished?
Q2. Roughly (with 45gr Varget) what would be the expected difference in POI over the 0.5gr variation at 100 & 200 yards please? I'm guessing not a great deal - so not worth bothering about with a hunting load (too many other possible variances?).
Just (Friday pm) bored & wondering.