I just got my hands on two MG42s so I figured I would do a review.
First I would like to metion the quality and detail in this gun:
Now lets go over the many different ways this gun can be held by a minifigure.
First the standard grip hold:
The barrel hold:
The barrel tip hold:
The stock hold:
All in all this is an excellent weapon. It even has a built in slot for the brickarms ammo chain! It is both usable as the MG42 it is meant to be and as a sci-fi repeater rifle of sorts.
Made with great detail it is no wonder it is one of the most wanted brickarms prototypes.
With 4 different ways to equip the weapons, no brickarms collection is complete without one of these beauties.
Finally, a quick shot just to show how great this weapon looks with a machete bayonet: