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Beware of Fake Books

Discussion in 'Code Training *Sponsor: BuildingCodeCollege.com' started by Glenn, Aug 28, 2019.

  1. Glenn

    Glenn Corporate Supporter
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    Here's a little "code training" thread about buying code books. Be careful when you find a deal online.

     
  2. TheCommish

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    Has ICC licensed others to print the books
     
  3. Glenn

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    No. I've talked to ICC about this. It's just straight copyright infringement.
     
  4. Glenn

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    Here's a follow up video with more clues to spot a fake and something else I discovered about the quality of the product.
     
  5. Rick18071

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    How do you tell if you got a fake ICC CD? Got a CD on ebay with all of the 2015 ICC codes cheep. Don't know if used or not but it looked new.
     
  6. fatboy

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    I haven't seen a CD from ICC with all the Codes on it in like....never. The last on I saw/had was the 1997 UBC.

    ICC Codes are always downloads of pdf's.

    Maybe I am missing something?
     
  7. Rick18071

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    I wouldn't know. Never bought anything from ICC. Always used Amazon and ebay to get used books because my state is always a couple editions behind.
     
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  8. Glenn

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    Yeah it's ridiculous how cheap they can get. 2000 IBC's are going for $0.50 right now from some sellers.
     
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    I have a set here with the 2003 codes on it. A whole bunch of CD's in a fancy binder with ICC trademarks all over it. Somebody before me must have found it somewhere..
     
  10. JPohling

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    I read the title quickly and thought you misspelled boobs
     
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