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At, The Firearm Blog GunFest 2021 Magpul Industries announced the release of a slate of new products. One of those new products is Magpul’s next-gen iron sights—the MBUS 3. The new polymer sights are a sleeker and lighter than their predecessor the MBUS 2s.

The new MBUS 3 iron sights by Magpul sit at just 0.44” high when folded and 1.15” at its widest point. The new MBUS 3 takes design language and aesthetics from the popular MBUS Pro sights. The MBUS 3 sights are made from impact resistance polymer and feature ambidextrous push button deployment for both front and rear sight. The sights also feature tool-less elevation adjustments with dual width enhanced front sights similar to the MBUS Pro front sight.

Below, is the product description from Magpul on the new MBUS 3 iron sights

Product Description

The next evolution in our MBUS (Magpul Back-Up Sight) line, the MBUS 3 incorporates the best features, strengths and value of our original MBUS and MBUS Pro Sights in a feature-packed back-up sight system.

Significantly reduced in size from the MBUS, it sits at just 0.44” high when folded and 1.15” at its widest point. Its aesthetics are derived from the MBUS Pro, but the MBUS 3 Front Sight is constructed of our impact-resistant polymer, making it lightweight and extremely durable. Featuring the same spring-loaded technology as its predecessor, they can be deployed with an ambidextrous push-button. The MBUS 3 sits at standard AR-height when deployed.

The MBUS 3 Front Sight includes tool-less elevation adjustments and a dual width enhanced front sight similar to the MBUS Pro.

MBUS 3 Sights will be available in Black, Flat Dark Earth, Stealth Gray, and OD Green.

Made in the USA.

The new MBUS 3 iron sights are on Magpul’s website but, not available yet. The new sights are at a competitive price point for iron sights. The new MBUS 3 iron sights sell together for $99.90 MSRP. Separately, the front sight retails for $39.95 for the front and $59.99 for the rear sight, respectively.

What do you think of Magpul’s new MBUS 3 iron sights? Let us know in the comments below.

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