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Best Practice for Changing to a New ATF Bound Book

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Please check with your IOI and/or legal counsel before beginning this process to get the guidance you need for procedures in your region. The procedures below were confirmed by two Regional and National ATF offices. Do remember that 2021R-05F is in legal limbo and that may change these practices. We are not providing legal advice, […]

Top Quality in your Electronic Bound Book

Posted in Industry News

We have been actively involved in the firearms compliance arena for 16 years. We have seen a lot of strange things during that time and heard a lot of strange beliefs regarding ATF record-keeping.  Here are a few tips from our President, Ron Ketterling to help you with your electronic bound book compliance. 1. Be […]

ATF Rule 2021R-05F – Where Does It Stand?

Posted in ATF Compliance, Industry News, Legal

ATF Rule 2021R-05F – “Frame or Receiver” The Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) filed a lawsuit on August 11, 2022, challenging the ATF’s new Rule 2021R-05F. The FPC is challenging the rule on the basis that it would create new terms thus enacting new regulations for the agency to enforce. The FPC’s believes non-frames and non-receivers […]

A Fire Control Unit – What Does ATF Rule 2021R-05F State?

Posted in ATF A&D Bound Book, ATF Compliance, Legal

Misidentifications can have serious ramifications. They are usually found during ATF audits. As your expert in the highly regulated firearms industry, we are here to help you.

Zero Tolerance

ATF Zero Tolerance Policy

Posted in ATF A&D Bound Book, ATF Compliance, Legal

What can you do to stay on the right side of Zero? The first thing to understand is that zero tolerance is a real thing. Second, zero ATF violations is an attainable goal. Third, adopt a positive attitude towards compliance. Fourth, recognize that compliance starts before the firearms reach your dock door and continues until […]

Managing Rising Manufacturing Costs

Posted in Inventory Control, Manufacturing

Above all, times of rising costs are the perfect time to review your normal operating procedures.  “Normal” does not mean right or best – it is just what you are used to doing.  Normal is easy and excellent is harder – until it becomes normal.

5 Ways to Protect Your Bound Book From a Natural Disaster?

Posted in ATF Compliance, Legal

The ATF Publication 3317.7 states, “Disaster preparedness is the process that an FFL takes to prepare for, minimize the effects of, and recover from an event that causes any disruption to its business.” Add-on for Easy Bound Book®

Posted in ATF Compliance, Easy Bound Book ERP, Easy Bound Book ERP + Manufacturing, Inventory Control

Our customer reached out to ask if we could create a program to integrate the Easy Bound Book® ERP software they were using and the website many of their customers were using to purchase firearms. Our answer, YES!

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