This is classic Dean - [ QUOTE ]
"6 July Ė Overview. The training was attended to 2 shooters. At the last minute, several shooters canceled due to other commitments. The date of this shoot was released late and didnít live much time for shooters to arrange for time off etc.
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People with "other commitments" don't cancel at the last minute - they don't register for it because they have other commitments - and Dean advertised this course for many months, all over the net, so saying that the attendance was poor because of last minute notice is pure BS - but then, how does Dean explain giving a course that only two people came to???
I had exchanged a number of e-mails with "Dr. John", back when he was with the Chey-Tac group, and his opinion when I spoke to him was that Dean was a "problem" to the group.
Warren Jennsen, who was one of the Chey-Tac group claimed that he was a West Point educated "Ordinance Engineer", and it turned out that he was a fraud - he degree was in "Public Relations"... the bunch were smoke and mirrors.
They dropped Dean like a hot rock, shortly after the Fort
Bragg incident, where he took a .408 to "demonstrate" to the military and shot 6" groups at 100 yds, and couldn't keep his shots on the "target frame" at 1,000, and when called on it, the threatened to take people out and beat them up - a "real grown up" approach to military sales.
Later Dean went to Black Water to be an instructor, and got dumped... he couldn't keep his shots on the movers, and blamed the M-24 rifle, saying that the M-24 was a bad design and couldn't keep shots inside of 2" at 100 yds
(shot with an M-24 at 405 yards):
Dean hyped the 408 Chey-Tac for 4 or 5 years as the best thing since smokeless powder... after they dumped him, he trashed Chey-Tac for the past year or two on his website, saying that the .338 Lap and the 50 BMG were by far better cartridges - now his website is down and gone...
Dean has no ethics and would sell swamp land to a church.
And Dean has no real world credentials. He has continually ducked open competitions and all shooting challenges - his "references" come from a small circle of acquaintances.