I got them for the close range final punches and sniping - but now that it might be fixed for the PPC's close damage I will most likely switch.
Working on a LRM boat with some capacity at close
I never had a problem with the head armor area with any mechs at all, it barely ever gets shot at all from my experience and both other's comments. About
Probably not a good idea to have little armour on the legs or head! Drop a ton of AMS ammo, scratch some armour off of the arms and then max the head
2 ML are the most damage for tonnage. You want to squeeze in atleast 4 tons of AC20 ammo (if you go that route) and right now I'd also recommend AMS.