Guide To Smokeless Powder

Smokeless powder may be the most important component for any shooter who is reloading ammo and it’s probably the most complicated as well. With different characteristics and a ton of variables, gunpowder needs to be fully understood before you attempt to reload ammunition.

This guide will take you through the basics of reloading powder, show how all smokeless powder is not the same and demonstrate how the different characteristics of powder can make your reloads more effective depending upon your intended purpose.

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Know Your Knots

Knowing a range of knots is a great way to get yourself out of a tricky situation while exploring the great outdoors! Camping, Hiking, Sailing or even Fishing. Whatever your pastime, they all involve knots and rope, some even use it as a way of showing your worth! But do you know how to tie some of the most important knots involved in your pastimes? From square knots to improved clinched knots, this graphic from PTWinchester shows you exactly how to tie them as well as some other important knots that you might find useful!
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Bass Pro Acquires Cabela’s

Fishing and hunting equipment chain Cabela’s Inc said it agreed to be bought by Bass Pro Shops in a deal valued at $5.5 billion that will help the privately held company nearly double its store count in North America.

The offer of $65.50 per share is a 19.2 percent premium to Cabela’s close on Friday.

Shares of Cabela’s jumped nearly 15 percent to $63.00 in early trading, their highest in more than a year. Up to Friday close, they had risen 17 percent since the company said in December it was exploring strategic alternatives.

Cabela’s has struggled with declining sales of apparel and footwear and has reported same-store sales growth in only one quarter in more than three years.

The retailer had been under pressure from activist hedge fund Elliott Associates L.P, which disclosed an 11.1 percent stake in October last year, to pursue strategic alternatives.

Reuters reported on Sunday that a consortium of Bass Pro Shops, Goldman Sachs Group Inc’s private equity arm and Capital One Financial Corp was in the lead to buy the company.

The combined company will own 184 stores in the United States and Canada.

Cabela’s also agreed to sell its credit card business called “World’s Foremost Bank” to Capital One Financial Corp , which will forge a 10-year partnership with Bass Pro Shops to issue credit cards to Cabela’s customers.

Capital One spokeswoman Pam Girardo said terms of the transaction would not be disclosed.

Bass Pro Shops founder and CEO Johnny Morris will continue as CEO and majority shareholder of the combined company, which will remain private.

Bass Pro Shops will finance the deal through preferred equity financing commitments of $1.8 billion from Goldman Sachs and $600 milllion Pamplona Capital Management.

Springfield, Missouri-based Bass Pro Shops has long been in the running to acquire Cabela’s.

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co advised Bass Pro Shops and Guggenheim Securities advised Cabela’s.

Via: http://www.oann.com/cabelas-to-be-bought-by-bass-pro-shops-for-5-5-billion-2/