: manufacturers--to perform some due diligence
: in their research. It's not like dimensions
: and hull lines for these subjects are hard
: to come by. I'm sure they've heard of
: Anatomy of the Ship and such...
And they can get them for free given how good the Chinese are at pirating. Hell, they could even get free archival research - a bunch of us have been roundly rebuked and ignored. It costs too much money, see, when the ships sell well anyway.
Why spend the money on research and the time on accuracy when your fellow builders could care less? Pride? Please.