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#1 Got Uzi

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Posted 07 June 2019 - 03:03 PM

With the purchase of the Marlin-Rockwell a few months ago, and the urge to buy a Thompson has taken hold, Ive decided to let my Colt DEWAT Digger go. Heres the ad on Sturm.

http://www.sturmgewe...o-digger-dewat/
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Posted 07 June 2019 - 04:41 PM

John,

I thought you were going to let the ink dry on the form 4 before putting it up for sale.

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Posted 07 June 2019 - 07:13 PM

Still at the dealer. Decided to sell it since I have the Marlin
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Posted 07 June 2019 - 10:08 PM

With the purchase of the Marlin-Rockwell a few months ago, and the urge to buy a Thompson has taken hold, Ive decided to let my Colt DEWAT Digger go. Heres the ad on Sturm.

http://www.sturmgewe...o-digger-dewat/

 

Pictures would really help a lot with your sale.  They are already not a high demand guns, and you say the outside is rough, and it's a DEWAT, so you want to show as much as possible to get attention to it to help you sell it and get the most for it.  

 

Good luck with the sale!


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Posted 08 June 2019 - 02:06 PM

I recall that the gun came of an auction with many fair condition DEWATs, but have forgotten the auction and dates. Please post info if you know it. TIA
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Posted 08 June 2019 - 08:38 PM

It came out of an auction in Florida last November. As stated the outside is rough but the internals are beautiful.
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Posted 10 June 2019 - 12:29 PM

The Centurion Auction in FL. Many of the dewats were very nice... IE pps43 and marlin digger. The 1914 Hodgkins was decent and all matching with matching mount. They are still out there on the Web.

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Posted 11 June 2019 - 10:09 AM

Different gun, so my comments are irelevant.....

Edited by Black River Militaria CII, 11 June 2019 - 11:57 AM.

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Posted 11 June 2019 - 11:49 AM

Here are a couple pictures of the receiver and the overall of the gun. This gun will be a fun project for someone as well

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Posted 11 June 2019 - 12:02 PM

Many thanks UZI, exactly what is needed. So, different gun from the one I thought it might be.
Basic questions......Does the action function assuming all parts are there? If not, what's missing?
Is barrel clear from muzzle end to welded chamber breech? Or?
Can't see the bolt in the pics so is it in the receiver, damaged or not?
TIA for answers, observations, etc.....
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Posted 11 June 2019 - 12:29 PM

Barrel is clea-plug is approx 1/4 I gotta long going into the chamber
Functions correctly
No parts missing other than one small screw inside
All the springs are right and tight as well

Has the VERY mild chamber plug and 2 little beads of weld that would pop off with a hammer and punch which “hold” the barrel to the receiver.
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Posted 07 July 2019 - 07:02 PM

saw one at a museum a few days ago I like it


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Posted 18 July 2019 - 04:00 PM

Ok so its not a Thompson but it is a very early Colt machine gun. Needs a lot of love but it will be a fun restoration project.

https://m.proxibid.c...ll|1|0|45761331



Yes I know I posted this on the wrong section....

 

 

Is this the same gun?


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#14 Got Uzi

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Posted 18 July 2019 - 09:27 PM

Yes same gun.
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Posted 10 August 2019 - 07:36 PM

I would love one of these DEWAT guns


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