Gear Expert Author:  Cal Leibovitz

    About Cal Leibovitz

    I was born and raised a city boy. Despite that, I started shooting at 5 years old. That started a lifelong passion. I have been working in the firearm industry since 2005. I decided that it’s true, do what you love, and never work a day in your life. As a result of my passion for the industry, I spend my time writing about the gear I love, when I can’t be outside shooting with it.

    Here are my most recent posts

  • A Rimfire Tale…..

    Sep 4, 2019 • News, ReviewsNo Comments

    The first firearm I ever shot was a single-action .22 rimfire revolver. Though I was only five, it hooked me. I have been a gun guy ever since. While my tastes have meandered through various categories; tacticool, cowboy, military classics, and others, I...

  • 2018 SHOT Show Experience

    Mar 2, 2018 • NewsNo Comments

    SHOT Show 2018 has come. SHOT 2018 has gone. SHOT 2018 is still resonating. There were lots of new releases to look at. There were also some existing products that have been out a few years, which were overlooked. Unfortunately, much of what I saw is now on...

  • 13C Gun Reviews: Nikon Black Force 1000 1-4X24 IL Speed Force Optic

    Aug 1, 2017 • Reviews, VideosNo Comments

    A great video review of the Nikon Black Force 1000 1-4X24 Il Speedforce Optic by 13C Gun Reviews is featured today, and for good reason. We are looking at the Illuminated Speed Force Reticle with 30mm Tube,  Type 3 hard coat anodized 6061 T6 Aluminum...

  • AVS-CMR8 by Leatherwood/Hi-Lux: The Lightest 1-8x

    Dec 6, 2016 • NewsNo Comments

    Whether you are competing or training, you want to be able to squeeze every ounce of performance out of your rifle. Finding an optic that allows you to do so, without needing take out a micro loan, can be a challenge. 1-4x and 1-6x scopes are common choices...

  • The Night Vision and Thermal of SHOT 2016

    Feb 10, 2016 • NewsNo Comments

    This week we take a look at a GearExpert exclusive take on my favorite night vision and thermal units to come out of SHOT 2016!   Well, here we are again. SHOT Show 2016 has ended and the lust for all the new exiting gear just won’t go away. If you are...