Re: ADMIN: Re: Kit instructions or lack thereof

Kurt Laughlin <fleeta@...>

A fine point, I guess, but wouldn't criticizing a deliberate decision by a manufacturer not to include instructions be tantamount to criticizing one of their PRACTICES, and thus forbidden? Likewise, wouldn't discussions of the PRACTICE of releasing models in inaccurate paint & lettering schemes, or the PRACTICE of not updating molds to add details also be prohibited? (I have seen a number of messages complaining about these last two - phrased explicitly as a comment on the company's marketing decisions - pass by unremarked.)


----- Original Message -----
From: Mike Brock

Hmmm. The STMFC is not the place to comment about business practices of
manufacturers. Note the group rule:

"Criticism of a manufacturer's business
practices is, however, not within the scope of the group."

However, comments...praising or criticizing...about a manufacturer's product
are entirely in scope. This includes the instructions regarding building a

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