Carson & Dunlop or Inspection Depot Illistrated home CD

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Carson & Dunlop or Inspection Depot Illistrated home CD

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David Macy

Home Safe Home Inspections, LLC
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Posted: Nov 29, 2005 11:27 AM       Post Subject:
If you where to choose from the 2 which one would you buy and why?

Dave
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Nick Gromicko
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Posted: Nov 30, 2005 10:38 AM       Post Subject:
Without a FREAKIN DOUBT.... Inspection Depot!

Inspection Depot is much better, in color, and current (no outdated codes).

And best of all... Inspection Depot doesn't take their own customers to court for using their products like their ads depict.
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David Macy

Home Safe Home Inspections, LLC
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Posted: Nov 30, 2005 11:28 AM       Post Subject:
As soon as I buy the inspection depot CD there will be an index at NACHI.

I called the Carson Dunlop to inquire about purchasing the CD seperatley because I already have the illistarated home reference book and no one has returned my email or call.

Russell Ray seems to think the Illistrated home CD is a must from his thread in the message forum.

Nachi is great for free stuff but for christmas I would like to see the inspection depot, preston guide & code check reference books be available to nachi members. This may increase membership.

Thanks for your response

Dave
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joetedesco
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Posted: Nov 30, 2005 12:00 PM       Post Subject:

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Inspection Depot CD is what I use. The electrical module has a few minor errors of artwork in the images, but is prepared very well.

Carson Dunlap CD for electrical only uses real pictures.

I used them both during a recent class and the end was very pleasant, evaluations were over 4.5 on a 5.0 scale.

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Dennis J Kerr
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Posted: Nov 30, 2005 9:14 PM       Post Subject:

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Not to change the subject between companies, but I'm wondering how you feel about Inspection Depot software and HomeGauge? I'm just starting out and am working with both. Pointing more towards HomeGauge. Your thoughts.......
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Ron Lind

Wisconsin Certified Home Inspections, LLC
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Posted: Dec 1, 2005 7:33 PM       Post Subject:
I have been very satisfied with HomeGauge myself......
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Paul Hinsperger

Hinsperger Inspection Services Ltd
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Posted: Dec 1, 2005 7:50 PM       Post Subject:
I understand NACHI's history with Carson Dunlop but on a straight product to product basis I would go with Carson Dunlop. The color of Inspection depots doesn't do much for me. If you are going to print them out you might even consider printing them in grey scale to conserve color ink. I also find looking through the tip the day that many slide are far too simplistic even homeoewners.

Just my opinion
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