Manufacturing from Existing Items

Written by Jarad on March 20, 2023

All manufactured items should be acquired through the manufacturing process. FastBound tracks which items are manufactured, which will allow you to create your reports required by the ATF and IRS.

If you are manufacturing from an existing item you would begin here.
If you are manufacturing a new item from scratch, you would use the Manufacturing New Items process.

To manufacture items from existing items, you must have the required fields below.

Dispose Date is required and cannot be a future date.
Dispose Date cannot be before the Item’s Acquire Date.
Dispose Type is required and should be specific to manufacturing.
— Manufacturing Disposition Types are separate from regular Disposition Types.


To manufacture items from existing items

  • Click on Manufacture from the main menu

  • Then, click ‘From Existing Items’

  • On the Pending Manufacture From Existing Items list page, click the ‘Create Manufacturing Disposition’ button

  • Enter the Dispose Date and the Manufacturing Dispose Type
    – These are required to continue
    – PO Number, Invoice Number, and Note are all optional

  • Click ‘Create Manufacturing Disposition’

After clicking the “Create Manufacturing Disposition” button, your Disposition will be saved and added to the Pending Manufacture From Existing Items list page, your account owner contact will be selected, and the add Items panel will be available.

  • Enter a Serial or Item number and click the “Search” button

  • Select the Item and click the “Include Selected Items” button

  • Click the “Continue” button after you have at least one item on the Pending Manufacturing Disposition

After clicking the “Continue” button, you will be directed to the Details page for the New Item that you are Manufacturing.

The table at the bottom will show the details for the existing Item that you have selected and they will show the changes you make in the selections.

Select the details for the new Item

All of the fields on the left are required.

  • Manufacturer

  • Country of Manufacturer

  • Importer

  • Model

  • Caliber

  • Type

All of the fields on the Right are optional.

  • Barrel Length (inches)

  • Overall Length (inches)

  • Condition

  • Cost

  • Price

  • Manufacturer Part Number

  • Manufacturer UPC

  • Location

  • Item Note

  • Review and check the checkboxes to continue

  • Click the “Dispose Items & Create Acquisition” button to continue

Clicking the “Dispose Items & Create Acquisition” button will log the starting Item out and create a Pending New Item Acquisition for the new Manufactured Item.

  • Choose an “Acquire Type”

  • Click the “Save” button

  • Click the “Acquire” button to log your new Item into your A&D record