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Broke124 12-06-2011 04:12 PM

MBUS..gen 2?
 
What is the difference between the gen 1 and gen 2 MBUS and which do you guys prefer?

"...rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm." /G\

Snakedriver 12-06-2011 04:23 PM

I think the Gen. 2 rear sights have a lower profile for better scope clearance.

I went with the G2 model rear MBUS for my AR. It seems good.

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Broke124 12-06-2011 04:39 PM

Thanks

"...rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm." /G\

JonM 12-06-2011 05:23 PM

The gen2 rear also has a large and small peepsight like the a2 rear sight. The gen1 only has 1 peep sight

mjkeat 12-06-2011 06:07 PM

The 2s are lower profile and IMO look better. I still havent picked any up but really want to.

My gen 1s have two different size holes.

Snakedriver 12-06-2011 06:17 PM

While I think the Gen. 1 MBUS had both large and small apertures, apparently they weren't on the same plane. The Gen. 2's say that they are now same plane apertures.

mjkeat 12-06-2011 06:20 PM

Gotcha, thanks for clearing that up.

FCross7 12-06-2011 07:13 PM

I'll look when I get home, but I'm pretty sure the rear I have only has 1 aperture. That's one of the reasons I switched them out for troys.

-Fred

JonM 12-08-2011 10:31 PM

my gen1 rear only has one hole. i ordered a gen2. its possible magpul stopped making the gen1 with 2 holes


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