I don't disagree that models should get criticism.
I disagree with the the way it was done.
I am a modeller and would like to see some future releases from AMK (we would all I think)
But I think that placing a lot of devaluing information based only on pictures from the internet and without any of us having the real kit can be very damaging to a company and people who gave a lot of effort to release the kit. And I don't mean only on discouraging them, but also it can lead to great financial impact. They made mistakes along that path, yes, but still no one can deny that a lot of effort is needed to bring out the kit.
Failure of this project might lead to complete stop of the company, which probably was in problems even before this kit. I can not support those who contribute to that by throwing assumptions based on barely usable pictures.
From that perspective I don't think it is fair to demolish the kit before it is even release cause, to be honest, all those lines and pictures are not the very best (read: awful) method to determine the facts, especially when you have pro and con pictures of the same thing.
Don't get me wrong, I am not saying that we should buy faulty model only because someone invested a lot of money and effort in it, and especially I don't mean that such model shouldn't be criticized.
Everyone will get the chance to decide weather to buy this kit or not. Soon some reviews based on the real kit will emerge and help us to decide.
I can understand those who like to check and discuss such issues and participate in discussion like normal people. I understand that to some comparing the kit to the real thing is almost a hobby for itself. Even I am sometimes like that, with some kits, and some issues. But I don't think that they are the problem. Problem are some members, here and especially on facebook, who in my opinion, do not have very honest intentions. Some of those are simply trolls, while other probably do that for a living. Because, when I see what kind of pictures are drawn and what kind of facts these pictures should prove, there is no doubt in my mind. And after they see that there is no more room for trolling over on point, they quickly find another point (hips, vents, spine, panels etc etc - is it really possible that everything on this kit is off...).