item 3 Magpul MBUS Pro Sight – Front (MAG275) ... Write a review. Tight fit on the rail, no movement whatsoever. I’m building my first AR 15 and am looking for solid sights at the right price. We like the spring-driven flip up system. You’re basically looking at getting both the front and rear sights for under $100. Today, we’re going to look at some reliable BUIS to use when you’re in a pickle. The MBUS Front Sight is adjustable for elevation and fits most 1913 Picatinny-railed hand guards, but is specifically tailored to the AR15/M16 platform. © PreparedGunOwners.com 2019, All Rights Reserved. Doc lives to mountaineer, rock climb, trail run, hunt, race mountain bikes, ski, hunt, and fish. Zeroing is a non-issue with these. As I mentioned these made it fine through the previously mentioned instructor level rifle training class, but that’s the total extent to which I’ve gotten to “beat” on these BUIS, so I couldn’t speak to their long-term durability  …. However, I recently came across a “drop test” performed by a guy named Andrew Tuohy from “Kitup” on military.com. If you don't see the item you are looking for, keep checking back, we are constantly expanding our inventory. Recently I have had a chance to check out the Magpul Back-Up Sights also know as MBUS. 69 product ratings. If you searching to check on Magpul Mbus Sights Dont Fit On Picatinny And Magpul Metal Sights Review price. Yes, Kimber Has One, Springfield Announces Optics Ready Single Stack Pistol, Why You May Want To Consider A Particular Walther Pistol For…, Looking for a metal-framed P320? Sale Magpul Mbus Sights Zeroing And Magpul Moe Ar Stock Review cookbook Magpul Industries MBUS Pro Flip Up Sights Dimensions Compared to the MBUS, the Pro’s windage knob is smaller but thicker, and definitely easier to turn. 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Jan 5, 2011 | $1 - $100, American Made, Magpul, Product Review, Rail Attachments, Sights / Optics | 1 comment. Thanks for the review. It’s a very nice sight – a word of caution, however – there is a remote possibility that a latched, spring-loaded sight can pop up under stress and damage the bottom of an expensive scope. That’s practically nothing. Prepping is about being ready for anything that comes your way; whether that’s a natural disaster or manmade. Additionally, SurvivalCache.com participates in various other affiliate programs, and we may get a commission through purchases made through our links. Both front and rear have same height over bore as standard A2 iron sights. Click here for the Magpul Mbus Gen 2 Front Sights from Brownells. Don't get me wrong. Caleb Lee is the #1 best-selling author of "Concealed Carry 101" and founder of PreparedGunOwners.com. - Duration: 4:47. There is less to snag on brush or slings or anything else. But still there was the melting issue. We ended the rifle day of training with a 300 point qualification rifle course from various distances from 25 yards all the way up close to CQB drills at 5 yards with the AR-15, from multiple fighting positions like prone, kneeling, standing, and shoot & move — all with time limits. I especially liked the simple form of the rear sight compared to the polymer one with the reference wings flanking the peep hole. I have used the magpul sights and mags for ten years now. Red Dot Shooters 36,342 views. They’re slim profiled, lightweight, polymer, and look good. It’s tough as nails and will certainly stand the test of time and environmental elements. This copyrighted material may not be republished without express permission. So, You Think That Banning ‘High Capacity’ Magazines Will Help? Doc honed his survival skills through professional courses, training, and plenty of real-world situations, both intentional and not. Check out the team below and read more about us here. Or maybe you just don’t like spend more money than you have to (who does right?). Supply has been badly diminished, and bottlenecks in manufacturing and distribution will continue cause shortages for months yet to come." Does not have button for engaging sight but flips up manually fairly easy. For the money, you can’t go wrong. Looking for a metal-framed P320? Your article couldn’t have come at a better time. The metal design of the MBUS Pro did raise the weight a little with the difference between the rear sight about the weight of a single .223 round, and the difference between fronts sights about half that. Starting off, I have this paired with the MBUS Pro front sight. Definitely worth the money. Probably the best review of Mbus sights I’ve read so far. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. Until he said it, I didn’t realize how much Magpul gear I had on my rifle … but … I guess my answer best summed up why. Very important because ounces = pounds real fast on a rifle. Here’s what he found (in a nutshell): “In order to test whether certain popular BUIS would still be serviceable after taking a hard hit, I attached three different types of BUIS – Troy Industries, Magpul Industries and Diamondhead USA – to an AR-15 rifle chambered in .300 AAC Blackout weighing 7 pounds and dropped the rifle upside down from a height of 5 feet onto a concrete surface. Thanks for the articlel. Polymer versions come with steel crossbolt for reliable attachment to the Picatinny receiver rail. Since 2010, the mission of SurvivalCache.com is to provide the most in-depth discussions about survival prepping. The rear adjusts for windage and the front adjusts for elevation. Doc Montana holds PhD’s in both Science Education and Computer Science and currently teaches at a University in the northern United States. SurvivalCache.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking reviews to Amazon. Point of impact shift was approximately 3 MOA. Magpul MBUS front sight has adjustments for elevation and works on most 1913 picatinny rail Handguards but modeled mainly for AR-15/M16 Applications. Further, should an issue arise, and the end of the world is still a few weeks away, Magpul, an American company making products in America, will stand behind these sights just as they do all their equipment. The ammunition used was Remington Premier Match .300 AAC Blackout 125 gr OTM. Magpul MBUS OD Green Polymer AR-15 Gen 2 Front Flip Up Sight. The big advanta… Really in depth review article. Read more of Doc's articles. Sharpshooters demanded more and thus began the revolution and evolution of iron sights. The Magpul MBUS sights also have the exact same height-over-bore that the Military A2 sights have, so getting them sighted in will be no problem for a shooter. Rail space was another concern. The MBUS Front Sight is adjustable for elevation and fits most 1913 Picatinny-railed hand guards, but is specifically tailored to the AR15/M16 platform. This, unfortunately, gives them the best budget AR15 sights title, even though it is not the case on a number of factors. They are relatively inexpensive for what they are. Today almost every rifle has a thermoplastic, polymer or fiberglass version, but perhaps not a wood stock one. Just how good are Magpul's rear Back-Up Sights (MBUS) and do you need to replace them or not on your AR-15? I like both very much. I had my reservations about polymer sights but your write might have just pushed me to buy a set. As further evidence of the anticipated popularity of the MBUS Pro sights, overseas counterfeiters launched their knock-off product line prior to Magpul’s actual shipping the sight to distributors. ‘Magpul Industries MBUS Pro Back-Up Rear Sight, Black’ is the best product with great ultra-high performance Magpul industries MBUS that provide you adjustable elevation Tested then publish : It’s the trustable and most durable product that comes in the industry after several testing periods that shows its highest durability You are absolutely correct ! Even though the Gen2 MBUS was arguably the most popular branded backup “iron” sight in history, it had its limits. Works perfectly with the fixed A2 front sight on my upper. There are many BUIS options flying around in the rarefied air of high quality (Troy Battle Sights), and the MBUS Pros fit right in. The Gen2 MBUS sights arrived in 2011 further pushing the design and public acceptance of critical gun components made of polymer. The rear MBUS Pro, like it’s predecessor, is a standard AR height so it perfectly co-witnesses with the A2 front sight post as well as many red dot and holographic sights. Longer range shots demanded more than a rough aiming, and thus began the revolution and evolution of iron sights. Not a fan of their ctr or moe stocks or grips. Shop Magpul Industries MBUS Pro Offset Front Sight | Up to 18% Off 4.8 Star Rating on 44 Reviews for Magpul Industries MBUS Pro Offset Front Sight Best Rated + Free Shipping over $49. Court Gives Smack Down To California Magazine Ban. What’s even more impressive, is that both the Troy and Diamonhead sights typically cost in that $200+ range that I was talking about earlier. Also like its polymer partner, the Pro has same-plane dual apertures for close and far shots. Reviews & Ratings for Magpul Industries MBUS Rear Flip-Up Back Up Sight Gen 2. Nothing is off limits and nothing is off the table. None of the manufacturers will guarantee their product on railed gas blocks. Calling them iron sights would be misleading especially when it was discovered that some polymer front sights melted when attached directly to gas blocks and other gun parts that got a little toasty during sustained fire. When it comes to toughness, not many brands can beat Magpul. The MBUS Pro Flip Up Sights have been created to ensure you always have a reliable set of sights ready for use. Both versions are low profile and high-quality made. As such the MBus Gen 2 Front and Rear Sights are no exception to the rule. Troy and Diamondheads are great sights. Let’s talk about the benefits of the polymer, spring-loaded design of these things: They’re lightweight – from what I can gather, they weigh 1.3 oz each (front and rear). As an early adopter of the Pro sights, I got one of the right-leaning sights. Magpuls products are the very best you can buy. The flip-up function is set up to work when the electronics on your red dot fail, or you have to take the … Makes sense too! Pros: Low profile folds flat, … Sale Magpul Mbus Sights Melting And Magpul Moe Akm Handguard Review PDF AL. I can’t think of anything more you might want out of BUIS. The MBUS (Magpul® Back-Up Sight) is a low-cost, color injection molded, folding back-up sight. For those that have asked, these ARE real, 1st generation Magpul MBUS Pro sights. Read our Magpul Furniture Review (Click Here). Click here for the Magpul Mbus Gen 2 Rear Sights from Brownells. 5. It did not break or shift POI by anything more than 1MOA. Ok, so the big pink elephant in the room with the Magpul sights is that they’re made of polymer. Function over form and price to boot. I’ve had one of the Magpuls as a rear BUIS for a number of years. The MBUS was not huge by any measure, but other options did free up an extra rail slot. But as evidence for our collective quest for something better, an  interesting phenomenon took place reminiscent of Apple Computer’s new product announcements in that between Magpul’s press release about the forthcoming MBUS Pro sights and their actual shipping to dealers six months later, I found myself in more than a few conversations about what the sights would offer over the usual (and quite fine, I might add) selection of BUIS already on the store shelves. We are proud to offer a wide variety of parts from Magpul. The MBUS (Magpul® Back-Up Sight) is a low-cost, color injection molded, folding back-up sight. In other words, Magpul had generated quite a buzz for a common product that they did not yet sell and we were talking about it. Many offset iron sights do flip up, but leaving them up doesn’t hurt your ability to use your scope. 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