The Magpul Generation 2 MS3 Single QD Sling Allows For A Tremendous Amount Of Flexibility. This Sling Allows To To Rapidly Configure It Between A Single Point Or A Two-Point Sling. Additionally, The Rear Attachment Points Utilizes A Heavy Duty QD Sling Swivel, Allowing You To Quickly Attach To Your Carbine. The Front Attachment Point Uses A Magpul ParaClip To Allow You To Clip Into Any Compatible Sling Loop.
The Generation 2 Upgrade
There are a few key upgrades to the 2nd generation of the MS3 sling from Magpul. One of these upgrades in a longer webbing length. The increased length allows for greater versatility for users. The longer webbing will allow this sling to be better utilized by larger users, or by users carrying a lot of equipment, such as a plate carrier, coms, mag pouches, etc.
In addition to the webbing, the hardware has also been upgraded the Gen 2 MS3 sling. The MS3 sling now utilized hardware made in house, by Magpul. The hardware is lightweight, durable and made from hardened steel, as well as a high strength polymer. The new hardware is lower profile and allows for easy and rapid adjustment. The adjustment slide can be used with a single hand.
QD Sling Swivel
The MS3 sling uses both a QD sling swivel, as well as a Magpul ParaClip. Most users will find it beneficial to utilize the QD sling swivel as their rear mounting point. Several AR-15 carbines, as well as other rifles have QD sling sockets integrated into their rear end plates, butt stocks, or receivers. The QD swivel available on this sling will work perfectly with any of those applications.
The front portion of the sling utilizes a ParaClip. This clip can be used in conjunction with a front mounted Magpul RSA, or other compatible snap hook style sling loop mounting point. The mounting point will have to have an inner diameter of at least 3/8”. A sling loop with a diameter of 9/16” or larger will allow the ParaClip to attain full rain of motion. The Magpul RSA posses all of these requirements. The ParaClip shackle is easy to use and allows for rapid transition between single point and two-point configurations of your sling. For added confident, the ParaClip has an integrated cross-bolt lock. This gives you the ability to lock the ParaClip closed during times when you want extra security. The ParaClip was made to be extremely durable. It is formed from case hardened steel and finished with a nitrocarburizing process. The ensures that the ParaClip is extremely resistant to both wear, as well as corrosion.