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Old 07-21-2011, 02:57 PM   #21
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What rear sight is that and how'd it work with the A2 iron front? I'm looking at using the Magpul Gen 2 rear flip-up on my flat top when I get it.

BTW, nice shooting!

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What rear sight is that and how'd it work with the A2 iron front? I'm looking at using the Magpul Gen 2 rear flip-up on my flat top when I get it.

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Thanks man.

It's a gen2 MBUS, and it worked well, I guess. But since I'm novice in every sense, I wouldn't know the difference. I'm guessing they pair well, it's a pretty popular sight.
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Old 07-21-2011, 05:13 PM   #23
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The Magpul MBUS flip-up works fine with the F-marked A2 FSB. In fact I removed my old rear sight, slapped on a new MBUS Gen 2 and did not have to touch the old zero.

The only problem I can foresee is using it on an upper that has the commercial height (not-F marked) FSB. You might have to buy a taller front sight post. This applies to DPMS, Bushmaster, ArmaLite and other uppers.

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The Magpul MBUS flip-up works fine with the F-marked A2 FSB. In fact I removed my old rear sight, slapped on a new MBUS Gen 2 and did not have to touch the old zero.
Sweet, that's the way I'm going to go then.

Question, though these are the space age polymer Promag Gen 2's you are using? Or, are there also steel/alum ones too?
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Sweet, that's the way I'm going to go then.

Question, though these are the space age polymer Promag Gen 2's you are using? Or, are there also steel/alum ones too?
I don't think Magpul has a steel or aluminum BUIS but of course Troy, MI and many others do. The MBUS is plenty tough though and the only caveat I can think of is using their front sight on a railed gas block (too hot).
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I don't think Magpul has a steel or aluminum BUIS but of course Troy, MI and many others do. The MBUS is plenty tough though and the only caveat I can think of is using their front sight on a railed gas block (too hot).
Well, that's what I thought, but I've doing my research and I've got so many different options in my head right now. The Magpul Gen 2 MBUS is the leading candidate right now. Thanks for your help!!!
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Yeah, you really can't go wrong with the MBUS and it's 1/2 the price of other options. Magpul always gives you a lot for your money. I've never been disappointed with their products, including their DVDs.

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Put another couple hundred rounds through today. 120rnds of xm193 brass, and 80 wolf military classic. No hiccups, ran well all day. I really need to take a rifle class. I could use some instruction on my stance and hold, while offhand.

From a bench using the magazine as a stand. 50 yards, Mbus sights. xm193



25 yards offhand, relatively rapid fire. mixed ammo



50 yards, offhand, eotech, wolf mc


I'm pretty happy with the results. If I had more than an hour, I might really take my time to see what I can do. I've got to get to the 100yd range soon, just for grins.

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