Is Hi-Skor 800X an obsolete powder? [Archive] - Glock Talk


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07-31-2010, 19:36
I was told today that IMR was no longer producing 800X. Can someone confirm that. I am a novice reloader so I am not always up on current news regarding reloading. If this is old news please just post a link. Thanks.

07-31-2010, 22:19
Can't find anything about this. Shotgunners are the #1 burners of 800-x, and for them, it's metering is not that bad of an issue. I don't see it going away anytime soon, but with the great consolidation underway, you never know.

08-01-2010, 06:14
I just bought some a month ago. Not sure that it would be discontinued, but I'm not sure.

I suspect I'm going to try #7 and #9 next - unless they come out with a #8. :supergrin:

08-01-2010, 11:38
I sent an email to asking them about it. I will post their reply when I get it.


Well I got an answer back faster than I expected.

This is the Spam & Virus Firewall at

I'm sorry to inform you that the message below could not be delivered.
When delivery was attempted, the following error was returned.

<>: host[] said: 550 5.7.1
Unable to relay for (in reply to RCPT TO command)

Hmmmm, maybe a phone call on Monday is needed.

08-01-2010, 19:08
I was told this info by a gun-show dealer of reloading products. I know info you get from gun-shows can be extremely tainted, but I haven't seen 800x for sale at any of my reload supply haunts either.

08-01-2010, 21:02
Powder Valley has it in 1#, 4# and 8# jugs.

But I haven't seen it on the shelves in any stores around here.

08-02-2010, 08:37
I bought mine off the shelf of Jay's sporting goods, Clare, MI. Their prices are a tad high, but I was there already, so it made up for shipping costs.