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Old 12-06-2011, 03:12 PM   #1
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What is the difference between the gen 1 and gen 2 MBUS and which do you guys prefer?

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Old 12-06-2011, 03:23 PM   #2
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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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The gen2 rear also has a large and small peepsight like the a2 rear sight. The gen1 only has 1 peep sight

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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.

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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.

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Gotcha, thanks for clearing that up.

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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.

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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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