The Retail Computer Group LLC


As a Firearms retailer, your challenge is to deliver the expertise and personalized service of a specialty merchant along with the operational sophistication of a big-box retailer.


TRCG  offers an Electronic Bound Book. Our Bound Book has been built from the ground up to keep pace with you and your business. Utilizing sound SQL programming procedures, we can quickly adapt and update the Bound Book as you take CounterPoint SQL well into the future. As part of every ATF Bound Book system we deliver, TRCG bundles its ATF Bound Book update service. This annual fee ensures your ATF Bound Book stays compliant with changing ATF regulations as well.



Firearm Point of Sale

• All Your Bound Book Needs Integrated

Our CounterPoint ATF Bound Book is fully integrated into CounterPoint for

seamless use with full security control.




• All Acquisitions and Dispositions Tracked By the Bound Book

All CounterPoint inventory transactions flagged as bound book entries are tracked as acquisitions or dispositions in the Bound Book. Non CounterPoint acquisitions or dispositions such as customer repairs are also tracked in the Bound Book.



• Detailed Bound Book Entries All In One Place

All firearm attributes are captured at the time of a transaction and written into the Bound Book for historical purposes. Changes to firearm attributes in CounterPoint do not affect historical Bound Book entries.

• Keyword Lookups of Any Bound Book Entry

Powerful keyword lookups of Bound Book information make finding an entry a breeze. Keyword lookups support partial serial numbers, acquisition names as well as disposition names.



•Powerful Bound Book Reporting

Utilizing CounterPoint’s Custom Report Filter capabilities allows you to search and report on any combination of Bound Book data. Using powerful SQL commands such as ”Contains” allows you to report on and find partial serial number transaction information.



• Reports Are Simple and Easy to Read

By using industry standard Crystal Reports for all reporting, users can customize any Bound Book report data to fit their business needs.

• Simplified Firearm Item Maintenance

Using custom CounterPoint ATF Bound Book fields added to the item maintenance screen, one can easily add and flag firearms as Bound Book eligible entries when transactions occur.


A single check box is used to indicate an item

   is a Bound Book entry.

All firearm attributes are validated lookups

   ensuring consistency across all items entered

   as firearms in CounterPoint SQL.

All firearm attributes are definable and

   maintainable by the user.

All firearm attributes are “required” ensuring

   no Bound Book entry is missing a critical piece

   of information.

Validated attributes ensures proper reporting

   when running Bound Book reports.

• Point of Sale Transactions Seamlessly Integrate Into the Bound Book

Sales and returns as well as trade-ins update the ATF Bound Book. You can optionally run customer repairs through Point-of-Sale or through the Repair In / Repair Out screen from your repair shop counter.



• Automatic Bound Book Transaction Validation

ATF Bound Book sales and returns are validated at time of ticket completion. Users are prompted to verify a buyer’s current address and information at time of sale.




• Maximizing system lifespan

Our systems use solid state electronics and industrial power supplies to provide quiet, trouble-free operations. The average time to service is nearly five years, ensuring many sales seasons of uninterrupted service.

Firearms and NCR CounterPoint

NCR CounterPoint offers a complete technology solution—software, hardware, eCommerce, and technical services—that can help you meet these competing demands and drive growth and profitability in your business.


From inventory management to point-of-sale to eCommerce to customer loyalty, NCR CounterPoint retail solution offers everything you need to delight your customers and efficiently manage your store. You’ll have the tools to ensure firearms your customers demand are always in stock, provide a speedy, accurate checkout, and operate an online store with minimal setup and maintenance.


CounterPoint delivers all of these capabilities and much more in a package that’s easy to implement and affordable for retailers of any size. Join the hundreds of Firearms Dealers that rely on CounterPoint today and advance your retail operations to a new level.







CounterPoint’s approach to technology is

simple—everything you need to run

your Sporting Goods business from

one source.


CounterPoint works for sporting goods retailers of all sizes. No matter how big your business gets, CounterPoint delivers consistent performance across your entire organization.


Manage your inventory investment and out-of-stock conditions so you can maximize your profitability.





CounterPoint lets you get to the heart

of your data so you can view it, export

it, and manipulate it just about any way

you want.


Streamlined point-of-sale means faster tickets with fewer errors. On-the-fly data entry lets you add records from anywhere in CounterPoint, and data-driven lookups help you find those records in a flash.