Category Archives: Software

Do Pawn Shops Have an FFL?

No. The only time a pawn shop needs an FFL is if they take in guns or sell guns. If they do not deal in guns or accept guns as a hold, then they do not need an FFL. Per … Continue reading


How Many Guns Can You Put on a 4473?

In the United States, some firearm purchasers are put off from buying firearms due to the complex requirements set down by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF.) One of those complexities is form 4473, which is a Firearms … Continue reading


ATF Ruling 2022-1 Form 4473 Electronic Storage

On August 17, 2022, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATF) have signed and released a new ATF ruling for United States Firearms Dealers, ATF Ruling 2022-1 regarding Electronic Storage of Forms 4473. Electronic storage of Forms 4473 … Continue reading


NSSF SHOT Show 2023 Las Vegas Jan 17-20

SHOT Show 2023 is Tuesday, January 17 through Friday, January 20 at the Sands Expo Convention Center. The Exhibit Halls and Supplier Showcase for firearms, tactical products and shooting sports open at 8:30 AM and close 5:30 PM Tuesday through Thursday … Continue reading


Common FFL Scams to Watch Out For

Sadly, there are already a lot of hoops to jump through when you are buying or selling a firearm. There are also many opportunities for scammers to hinder the process further. There are scams on both sides of the fence … Continue reading


How to Get an FFL Without a Business

Can you get a Federal Firearms License (FFL) without a business? The question is not uncommon, but the answer is somewhat complex. The short answer is yes, you can get an FFL without a business, but the question is somewhat … Continue reading


Is an FFL Needed for a Muzzleloader?

A muzzleloader, as the name implies, is a gun that is loaded through the muzzle rather than through a chamber. Examples of muzzleloaders include powder guns, Parrot rifles, ordnance rifles, 7-pounder mountain guns, etc. These guns began in the mid-1800’s … Continue reading


Bill C-71 in Canada

Former Bill C-71 received Royal Assent in Canada on June 21, 2019. You can read the full details at Former Bill C-71 – What you need to know. FastBound meets the requirements of this bill. Since 2010, FastBound’s leading FFL software has processed over one … Continue reading


FFL Meaning: What is it?

A Federal Firearms License (FFL) is a license given by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) that allows individuals to do business involving the manufacturing, importation, and interstate/intrastate sales of firearms and ammunition. Since the passage of … Continue reading


Are you using a Password Manager?

While FastBound has never had a security breach, you have undoubtedly heard of sites that have. As of July 2018, Troy Hunt’s Have I Been Pwned (HIBP) site has collected more than 11.7 billion compromised (aka pwned) accounts compiled from 588 website breaches and … Continue reading


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