Originally Posted by 45_Auto
Regardless of their technique, SOMETHING was throwing them backwards. Do you believe that there is a certain "technique" for the target to use that will keep it from absorbing the same amount of recoil from the impact of the bullet?
This argument needs to end.
I know you believe it but it's simply not true.
The physics tell us otherwise, experiments confirm the math and real life confirms the experiments.
Watch this video
The guy gets shot, point-blank, in the chest, by a 7.62x51 (basically a .308), while standing on one foot
Arguing that bullets knock people down is like arguing that the earth is flat and the moon is made of cheese.
It's simply not true. Arguing that it is true has long ago crossed into the realm of silliness.
Still happily answering to the call-sign Peetza.
The problem, as you so eloquently put it, is choice.
He is no fool who gives what he can not keep to gain what he can not lose.
-Jim Eliott, paraphrasing Philip Henry.