Frequently Asked Questions
DO I NEED A FEDERAL FIREARMS LICENSE?
No, but without an FFL you are only able to sell certain accessories. If you are going to use Make Ready Arm to sell firearms you will need an FFL. Additionally, certain firearms distributors will require that you have an FFL and a physical retail location to open an account.
ARE THERE ANY FEES I SHOULD KNOW ABOUT?
You pay one low monthly, quarterly, bi annually, or annual fee, plus any add-ons you’ve installed. There are no contracts and you can cancel your account at any time.
CAN I SELL MY OWN PRODUCTS?
Yes! In addition to live sync inventory from your distributors, your Make Ready Arm E commerce store includes your own in-store inventory. You can add any products you stock as local inventory.
CAN I SET MY OWN PRICING?
Yes. We’ve made it easy for you. Set you own margins by product category or by individual product.
DOES IT WORK ON TABLETS AND SMARTPHONES?
Yes! Your E Commerce storefront is designed to look great and work on desktops, tablets and smartphones. We also offer custom themes designed to your specification.
DOES IT INCLUDE A MERCHANT ACCOUNT?
Yes. Due to many noteable online payment solutions such as PayPal and Stripe won’t processes transactions for firearms or ammunition, Make Ready Arm has worked to bring you a firearms friendly processing solution with the lowest processing rate possible.
IS IT SAFE?
Your E commerce web store and dealer interface use SSL encryption and we use advanced security protocols to look at each transaction before it is processed to prevent fraud and reduce chargebacks.
DO I NEED A DISTRIBUTOR ACCOUNT?
Yes, If you want to use our Drop ship addon, you need an account with one of the many distributors we offer. Sports South, Zanders, RSR Group, to name a few.
Does Make Ready Arm establish accounts with distributors?
No. Make Ready Arm does not get involved in the dealer-to-distributor relationship. You as the dealer are responsible for developing, building and maintaining relationships with each distributor.
How does Make Ready Arm know the pricing that I have with my distributor?
We enter your distributor account credentials into the back-end of the platform so that pricing and fulfillment is processed specific for that account
Do you offer discounted shipping from the distributor to the dealer store?
Shipping rates are negotiated between the distributor and the dealer.
How do I receive products from the Distributor?
Products ship directly to your store where the customer can then pick up their order. Allowing for spot purchases as well. With our “Drop Ship Addon” you can ship orders direct to your customer.
WHO IS MAKE READY ARM FOR?
Make Ready Arm’s mission is to create a secure, firearms friendly platform for merchants with FFLs (Federal Firearms Licensees) though it can be used by non-FFL in the shooting sports and outdoor communities. A place where you can launch your own E-commerce marketplace, process transactions and seamlessly connect to industry distributors offering thousands of products WITH LIVE UPDATE CAPABILITIES. Ensuring that your business is providing your customers with the largest selection from top brands in the industry at the highest efficiency. Our process is the most efficient in the industry. Establish your unique brand with a custom domain name and E-commerce store. You gain instant access to professional themes, with complete control over design and feel. This gives your customers access to the top brands in the firearms industry 24/7. Inventory that you do not have to invest funds in to stock.