holy shit nobody takes time to read the comments above. yes it was possible and on many an occasion used as such, people were able to shoot water cooled machine guns from the hip, that were similar power to this firearm look at audie murphy, guy was tiny.. didnt stop him
krisiskiller101Featured By OwnerApr 19, 2014Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow... over reacting, much? Don't go fucking insane. And also, Audie Murphy had more of an incentive, as he wasn't alone. In fact, he was described as being loyal to his squad... this guy who you picture, he's fucking alone! The threat of your men dying is worse than that of you dying in some people. People have snapped enemy bones like twigs and flattened bodybuilders like they were nothing because they were angry. Stop fucking overreacting about me saying something. Christ.
wow so sensitive.. i wasnt upset, i was just amazed how many times that question has been asked on this same picture chill out. audie murphy was alone when he fired an mg42 from the hip, after his friend was shot by germans faking surrender, i think your referring to when he fired the mounted browning on the burning tank to cover his men perhaps
Have you read the book Forgotten voices of the Great war? If not I highly suggest you do, there's a particular account of a No. 2 of a lewis gunner team saying that his mate could sling and fire that thing from the hip and still hit fellows 50 feet away accurately, it just amazes me!
man i should check that out, i think guys in vietnam did that alot with the m60 as well, which was so heavy to slog they nicknamed it the pig. i heard some guy say it feels heavy at first but your body adjusts to it and im sure shooting from the hip feels almost natural after some time, plus you look like rambo just hopefully without the speech impediment
I haven't seen anyone shoot a Lewis like that, but then again...desperate times call for desperate measures. When you're in the middle of a battle, hang the rules and do whatever the hell it takes to survive.
i think it would be something in between that like ``take that ya soddin jerry wankers!`` btw this vid this guy shooting it, it doesnt look that heavy and he holds it like a rifle: [link] im sure fpsrussia wouldnt have a problem either