Started by Big Insect, 04 December 2018, 03:53:04 PM
Quote from: Big Insect on 05 December 2018, 01:34:58 PM... will include their hull, co-axial and roof mtd hmgs...
Quote from: Orcs on 05 December 2018, 09:07:30 PMMy other query with the vehicle mounted Mgs is that they are no where near as effective as normal infantry MGs. surely in a tank where the gunner is nice and safe from normal bullets and shrapnel he would be able to aim better than his infantry counterpart laying / sitting in the relative open. Perhaps the lack of visibility in a tank can account for this. but what about the MGs on Half tracks? They are at 1/40 unless you dismount them when they become 3/60?
Quote from: Dr Dave on 05 December 2018, 09:13:24 PMroof mtd hmgs are often solely for AA use. you have to leave the turret of a honey to use the 30 cal! also, if the commander is doing that, then he's not guiding the fire and selecting targets for the gunner / other crew members. I'd ignore roof mtd AA mgs.
Quote from: Ithoriel on 05 December 2018, 10:20:14 PMI don't think the German LMG would dismount as anything other than one more bit of kit in a standard infantry platoon.I'm not aware of them being formed into machine gun platoons.Happy to get evidence I'm wrong, of course.No idea of Western Allied doctrine, I'm still largely deployed on the Eastern Front
Quote from: Steve J on 06 December 2018, 07:58:15 AMPersonally, I think pretty much of all of the BKCII stats work as they are. There are exceptions of course, as the recent discussion on BEF CS Support tanks has shown. So I think those 'errors' that are known need fixing and then, famous last words, everything should be fine...
Quote from: Steve J on 06 December 2018, 07:58:15 AMFor the problems of aiming bow mounted guns in British tanks, the following is very informative:http://tankarchives.blogspot.com/2018/11/bow-machine-guns.html