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Lopi Republic 1250
Review and ratings contributed by Mike Silva on Mar 20, 2019

In the six years I have used the stove the door hinge pins had to be replaced along with the door seal. When starting it is often hard to get a draw without smoke entering the room. I have had several wood stoves and this one is below average.

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Napoleon Franco Belge Normandie
Review and ratings contributed by Jeffrey81 on Mar 12, 2019

I'm seeing a lot of soot. It feels like its dampening the heat output. Can anyone tell me why I have so much soot?

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Bixby Energy Maxfire
Review and ratings contributed by Steve on Mar 02, 2019

I've had this stove several years now, and have only had to replace the igniters and convection fan bearings. Never buy the ceramic igniters they are junk. It is a very efficient stove, and I really like the self cleaning pot, the air wash glass, and the one button corn ignition. I also like ...

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Jotul F 100 Nordic QT
Review and ratings contributed by BikeMike on Feb 26, 2019

I reviewed this stove in 2013 and said this: "I love this stove. We have had it for about five years and it is our primary source of heat in our 850 sq ft house in Victoria, BC Canada. Lights easily, draws well and stays clean. Our damper is always wide open--I think that helps to avoid ...

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Amaizablaze Cheyenne Model 7100
Review and ratings contributed by Leta on Jan 25, 2019

Yes, this furnace requires lots of work but we have found that we greatly enjoy making our own heat. It's so clean compared to wood stoves we owned in the past. We had the option of buying a more complex , modern corn furnace but it fell through. I have realized that wasn't a bad thing because we ...

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Jotul F 400 Castine
Review and ratings contributed by MacDuff on Jan 24, 2019

I’ve been using wood stoves for 50 years and have to say I am very disappointed by this one. It eats up wood and needs to be run full throttle to realize much heat. But even when shut down it goes through wood way too fast. No way to run it through the night. The box is actually much smaller ...

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Lopi Leyden
Review and ratings contributed by Keekeebirds on Jan 15, 2019

I forgot to mention in my previous review just minutes ago that we purchased the Lopi Leyden wood stove in 2013 and we have just learned that it was pulled off the market in 2012. We were never made aware of this when we purchased it and apparently that's why nobody including Travis Industries ...

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Lopi Leyden
Review and ratings contributed by Keekeebirds on Jan 15, 2019

I am going to agree with most of the other poor reviews. This stove is a very expensive piece of junk! We have burned with wood stoves all of our lives and we are in our 50's now. In 2013 we bought the Lopi Leyden wood stove and, like a lot of other people, the first-year it worked great. After ...

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Avalon Astoria
Review and ratings contributed by Willie Fistagash on Jan 03, 2019

This is a great quality stove. Heats very well. Those who complain about the window getting brown need to adjust the heat settings. Run it on high for about an hour and it will become crystal clear. People complaining about the ignitor burning out need to use better quality pellets. Minimum ...

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Regency F2400 Classic
Review and ratings contributed by paul gordon on Jan 03, 2019

I have a 5 year old home so fully insulated. this 2400 regency- when it is over minus 10 outside- I cannot get it more than 60 degrees inside. very disappointed wish I had bought a pacific energy or napoleon. I paid 2000 the blower motor went- and the rona store in parry ...

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Jotul F500 Oslo
Review and ratings contributed by Brucerx on Dec 17, 2018

Have been using for 12 years and would agree with many of the criticisms: small ash pan and less than dynamic heat output compared to my previous Napoleon. Dirtiest stove I've ever owned, don't ever open front door! One plus is 24 inch capability

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Quadra-Fire 2100 Millennium
Review and ratings contributed by pbfallon on Dec 07, 2018

Have had the QF for 18 years. Never had any problems. I just replaced the door gasket..first one since I've had the stove. I burn Madrone mostly so no creasote build up. Or very little. I would buy this again.

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Jotul F500 Oslo
Review and ratings contributed by Todd Tissot on Nov 24, 2018

Widespread flaking of enamel, starting about 2 years after purchase, not provoked by water on unit, or anything else I can identify. Unit arrived with sticking of flue control, service technician subsequently found internal componentscwere bent. I think the company may have a poor quality control ...

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Quadra-Fire Mt Vernon AE
Review and ratings contributed by Larry Higgins on Nov 04, 2018

Won’t start, won’t run worth af, put hundreds into it. Basically, a piece of shit. And this review Is bullshit cause it defaults to “5” as soon as you hit submit. Just send me the “engineer” that designed it.

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Quadra-Fire Sante Fe
Review and ratings contributed by whit on Oct 27, 2018

I've had this stove since 2009, burning 3 tons a year. Replaced the door gasket a couple of years ago, and the auger motor, which had been straining audibly for a couple of years, this year. Should have done that earlier. It runs much better with the new one, which is OEM but a different make than ...

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Pacific Energry True North TN19
Review and ratings contributed by redeyehawk on Oct 25, 2018

Have had my TN19 since 2011. Very few stoves this shape (why is that?). It loads north south (why would anyone want to load so the logs can tumble out onto the floor? Great stove . . . please continue to make 'em . . . and Thank You. Have had no issues with the damper, it controls the draft well, ...

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Lopi Endeavor
Review and ratings contributed by Bob on Oct 23, 2018

I live in rural Maine in a very well insulated renovated cape. I have 750 sq ft downstairs and 750 upstairs. I start the stove hot and let it cool down to just inside the low end of the "optimum" range on the thermometer which is where I run it. I heat primarily with heat pumps and use ...

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Jotul F 602 CB
Review and ratings contributed by JK on Oct 19, 2018

Probable the worst stove I've encountered in my life. It looks much better than it works. I'm guessing before it was required to have a secondary burn system this stove was decent. The secondary burn set up seems like after thought. They made a small firebox even smaller. I get the stove isn't big ...

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Harman Accentra
Review and ratings contributed by Sullivanclan on Oct 07, 2018

We purchased the freestanding model and had it installed by the local company three years ago for our two stories 1,400 ft home in Colorado. We are super happy with it. In our milder Western climate, we burn a pallet each winter. I clean it well once a year. No problems thus far, great automatic ...

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Quadra-Fire Sante Fe
Review and ratings contributed by Dave on Oct 03, 2018

Had a Quadra Fire Santa Fe ($2500)since 2008. Been running 2.5 tons a year through it. So far a control box ($300+) An exhaust blower($200) and a convection blower ($200) have failed and needed replacement. My $1100 England stove in my workshop has needed one auger motor($125) since 2008. Don't buy ...

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Harman Accentra
Review and ratings contributed by ctl on Sep 15, 2018

I reviewed this stove on Feb. 19, 2016. It was regarding the warping and cracking of the cast center medallion after only 3 seasons of use. We just had a technician from the stove shop from whom we bought the stove come to do a thorough cleaning. (9/13/2018) After only 2 1/2 seasons of use, the ...

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Harman P68
Review and ratings contributed by Ms. Cory Willets Haigh Phillips cawh55@gmail.com on Jul 28, 2018

I am a Female... now 63 yrs old. I have owned, operated & maintained my 1999 P60 (60K BTUs w/ MANUAL ignition) pellet stove -EVERY Year since 2001 -BY Myself!!! I Bought it for $2400. This P60 is soooo reliable!!! I LOVE Harman's QUALITY!!! I live alone in N.NH. I need a RELIABLE source of ...

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New Michigan Woody Biomass Harvesting Guide
Review and ratings contributed by the milkman on Jul 08, 2018

american energy customer service stinks . any part that breaks down. a fairly new part. is the customers fault and they give a hard time about replacing expensive parts . they rarely answer the phone i would not buy anything from them there a big rip off..

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Jotul F 100 Nordic QT
Review and ratings contributed by Doubtlessclaims on Jun 24, 2018

Heater 'professionally' installed in May 2018 in Perth Western Australia This is a terrible heater, our biggest regret is not researching this more intensely. It emits constant smoke, which our supplier assures us it's just the paint curing (we are now in week 4 of constant heavy use and i can tell ...

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Harman XXV
Review and ratings contributed by Dennis on Jun 17, 2018

Had this stove for almost 8 years. I hear my house with it in Ct all winter long. The main issue I did wrong with it originally was to turn the sensitivity all the way up. This caused the secondary fans to come on very quickly, increasing the noise and using more pellets. Once I dialed it down, the ...

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Quadra-Fire 4300 Millennium
Review and ratings contributed by Brad on May 28, 2018

Bought the step 4300 in 1999. Start it in October and let it go out in March. We use this the supplement the heat on a 2000 SQ. Foot split level house in Minnesota. This will roast us out of the house if we use one year dried oak on a ten degree day. We have to mix the wood and starve it for ...

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Vermont Castings Aspen 1920
Review and ratings contributed by Pissed off Al on May 17, 2018

Retards giving this a thumbs down. I got one for a real good price then after i bought it, read reviews and was so disappointed. Got it home and lit it up and am so happy. Get a good bed of coals going and this thing rocks. You may have to keep door open 1/16 of an inch for a bit but ignore the ...

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Blaze King King Classic KEJ 1107
Review and ratings contributed by Happy camper on May 01, 2018

Add a Blaze King King stove since 2006 the sing Burns Excellent Heats well one time I got 42 hours out of one load on believable

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Quadra-Fire 4300 Millennium
Review and ratings contributed by skygazer on Apr 10, 2018

I've burned wood for over 6 decades. It is a skill, not a given. You buy the stove, but must develop the skill, it's on you!... These negative reviews, I'm sure they are doing something wrong. Yes, you can overfire a stove in a heartbeat. Burn time depends on wood size, moisture, and quality. My ...

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Lopi Endeavor
Review and ratings contributed by Garry Jones on Mar 25, 2018

Bought the stove in 2003 and the blower went after 2 years well after 400.00 for new blower and 5 years later second blower is going bad any hints on how to extend the use of blower

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Lopi Leyden
Review and ratings contributed by Michael Kent on Mar 19, 2018

My second round of having to replace piece 1 and 2, also piece 7 which holds piece 2 in. Made of metal. We were told this was an efficient stove (it is), and that other than normal door and top insulation, this is a long lasting stove. This is a very money starved pit. always having to replace ...

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Jotul F500 Oslo
Review and ratings contributed by Confused ron on Mar 11, 2018

Basically this stove sucks. Growing up with coal and wood stoves, heating with various cheap to moderate priced stoves for 40 years, I decided to get a high priced efficiency stove. Man was it ever a high priced mistake. Regardless of how big of a fire is burning, it goes through as much wood as ...

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Breckwell P2000FS
Review and ratings contributed by WAMmacp on Feb 20, 2018

I have been using this stove since 2003. Once I figured out how to use it, it has worked great. Not a mechanical problem in the first 13 years. Had to replace convection blower 2years ago and the auger motor this year. Can't complain after 15 years!! Love it!

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Lopi Leyden
Review and ratings contributed by StuckinNJ on Feb 18, 2018

It’s pretty. It heats well. It ends there. This thing is a $3000+ POS!!!! The combuster assembly in rear burned out every year and needed replacing. The company was great until year 7 then they wanted to bill me for parts. It costs more in annual replacement parts than it would to heat my home w ...

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Dutchwest Cast Iron Small 2460
Review and ratings contributed by Robert holcombe on Feb 17, 2018

Very pleased. It came with the house. The roof had a bad leak while it was on the market for 3 years. The stove had significant rust and I removed a lot of metal due to scaling. With that said I used it all winter for primary heat. And I got it HOT many nights. I'm completely satisfied. I expect it ...

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Kuma Oil Classic
Review and ratings contributed by Jody on Feb 17, 2018

I too have woken up in the morning freezing and had to use a rag and strain oil into bottle or turkey baster, I have cursed my stove for yrs until i got a monitor type with no problems, I am writing this because I have to go clean my moms stove now because it is doing the same thing, very messy and ...

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Lopi Leyden
Review and ratings contributed by Jennifer on Feb 04, 2018

I have the Avalon Arbor version of this stove that I bought in 2009. It is beautiful, burns well, and burns efficiently. But constant maintenance. Have to replace the combustor every other season, which is a $400, six hour project. If you want an efficient stove, you're dealing with a ...

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Regency F1100 Classic
Review and ratings contributed by Okhons on Jan 29, 2018

I purchased this stove from a local company in San Antonio because they were one of the few business that would install the stove. I needed someone who knew what they were doing when cutting into my roof. I only have a heating element furnace and winter months can be very expensive. This is a very ...

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Jotul F500 Oslo
Review and ratings contributed by Jackson R on Jan 25, 2018

I have been using this stove since 2006 and it has been my best stove since burning for the last 38 years. One way I get longer burning hours is to remove the grate and I build my fires on a 2" bed of ash. This adds a few more hours of use and I keep the stove around 400 degrees. I average ...

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Avalon Pendleton
Review and ratings contributed by Ren Ching on Jan 20, 2018

I don't hae much to compare too since this is the only wood burning appliance I've lived with long term. That said, it has provided excellent heat to my small drafty 100+ year old brick row house in Washington DC. it definitely works best with dense, seasoned wood like oak, cherry, etc. It has ...

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Quadra-Fire Mt Vernon AE
Review and ratings contributed by Lab Lover on Jan 10, 2018

Bought this AE in early 2017. Full use started in November, 8 months later. "Dealer" is a one-man shop; service response from him is HORRIBLE. Worse. Called Quadra Fire direct and complained about their dealer's lack of service, stove quit working completely after thermostat started ...

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Napoleon Franco Belge Normandie
Review and ratings contributed by Joe K. on Jan 08, 2018

Please provide replacement parts website for this stove!

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Lopi Republic 1250
Review and ratings contributed by Jeff on Jan 08, 2018

I purchased this stove maybe 10 years ago . It heats my 1000 squares easily. Now retired I use it 24 hrs a day I love it , no matter how cold it gets I am always comfortable

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Harman XXV
Review and ratings contributed by Cold in Vermont on Jan 07, 2018

I have had this stove for 5 years and it's BTU output has never come close to advertised. My much cheaper Enviro rated at 35,000 btu's blows this Harman away. Very Expensive Pretty looking stove - but very inefficient (much of the heat goes out the chimney); not functional, very small ash pan which ...

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Dutchwest Cast Iron Large 2461
Review and ratings contributed by kavin on Jan 07, 2018

I bought this stove used about 10 years ago.The stove was stored in the persons garage and was all rust.I tore stove apart and cleaned and wire brushed the entire stove.painted and stove polished and did first burn outside on deck.i left the interior damper wide open and installed one in the ...

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Quadra-Fire Castile
Review and ratings contributed by David Gunderman on Dec 30, 2017

I bought one of these stoves this is the biggest pieces of junk I ever owned I had it about 10 years I've yet to get to run a whole season Don't buy this Junk you will hate your self There a money Pit

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Quadra-Fire Castile
Review and ratings contributed by Mary on Dec 29, 2017

I have had this stove about ten years. I have always found it difficult to clean, and finicky to operate. I just had it professionally cleaned (and serviced) two days ago, for $200. The result? I am listening to whistling noise from the fan. On top of that, on higher settings the flame has been too ...

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Quadra-Fire Mt Vernon AE
Review and ratings contributed by Bill Bankard on Dec 27, 2017

I bought our Mt Vernon stove Feb of 2003 and have burned pellets mixed with pea coal every year in Maryland. The heat pump is the backup to the pellet stove. I have had to replace the following : Control board (upgraded), Combustion and Blower motor bearings (upgraded to better bearings) , Door ...

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Harman XXV
Review and ratings contributed by Brian R on Dec 27, 2017

Hi There, I have had this stove going on 6 years now, I live in NH and burn about 4 to 5 tons a season. I see a lot of comments on here about the squealing noise. This is how you need to fix that noise, take the 2 back covers off with the stove off and unplugged. Locate the auger and the motor on ...

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