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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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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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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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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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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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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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Pacific Energy Alderlea T4 Classic
Review and ratings contributed by Roger on Dec 23, 2017

This is the second winter I have used this stove. I really like the looks. However, there are several problems. Fist the cook surface is very small. Not many pans will fit. It is hard to keep it from smoking. Every time you open the door, you will get smoke. The book say that you have to let ...

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Jotul F 400 Castine
Review and ratings contributed by Mike S on Dec 10, 2017

The reviews on this stove baffle me because the majority of complaints seem to relate directly to poor drafting as opposed to poor stove performance. This is my 14th year with this stove and I put 3-4 cords per winter through it without a single problem. It is incredibly efficient - I start each ...

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Hearthstone Bennington
Review and ratings contributed by Hearthstone on Dec 07, 2017

I have had this stove foe 10 years. The only problem is that the side loading door is hard to latch. I simply load it from the front. I like this stove very much. It pretty much heats my 2200 square foot home. I have seen good reviews and bad reviews but for myself it is wonderful. I grew up using ...

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Avalon Pendleton
Review and ratings contributed by KBS on Dec 06, 2017

Blower just stopped working 3 years of light use after purchase and installation. Much less room heat. Suggestions on a good heat activated fan that is effective when placed on hearth in front of the fireplace insert will be greatly appreciated.

Replacement blower is too expensive.

Thank you

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Jotul F 400 Castine
Review and ratings contributed by Kevin on Nov 26, 2017

I do not write reviews normally, however I feel that there is no way all of these positive reviews are legitimate. I have used a few wood stoves for approximately 30 years and never had any problems since purchasing the Jotul F400. I sincerely wish we had kept out previous Upland stove but my wife ...

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Drolet Classic Model DB03080
Review and ratings contributed by Norman on Nov 10, 2017

I researched the best wood stove to buy for a year. Every time I keep coming back to this stove. I am so glad I did. This stove is a work horse. I have not had any smoke or fumes in the house, I just open the vent wide open and crack the door and no problem. I put the stove in my fireplace and vent ...

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Jotul F 400 Castine
Review and ratings contributed by LoieJ on Nov 08, 2017

We have heated with wood for 40 years, since 2010 with the Jotul f 400. We heat a well insulated 1700 square foot house. We are very happy with this stove. We love the glass to see the fire, which we didn't have with our box of a stove before. Now we are having a serious problem with the door ...

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Jotul F 100 Nordic QT
Review and ratings contributed by Woodtoburn on Oct 23, 2017

I would not recommend this stove to a seasoned pro or a novice beginner woodstove person. The stove does not draft properly due to insufficient make up air. There is no way to manage inbound air draft, hence using the door is the only option when starting a fire and bringing it to full burn. ...

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Osburn 1100
Review and ratings contributed by S. McN. on Oct 11, 2017

Firebox too small. Struggles to heat 850 sq. ft. cottage.

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Osburn 1100
Review and ratings contributed by S. McN. on Oct 11, 2017

Firebox too small. Struggles to heat 850 sq.ft.

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Lopi Republic 1250
Review and ratings contributed by J. HUNTER on Apr 26, 2017

This Lopi Republic 1250 stove will heat our 1150 sf house but does take a while. The fire box is small so the wood needs to be small pieces. If the fire is started properly, per instructions, we don't get smoke into the room. However, when re-loading, I have to open a window or door to increase the ...

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Harman Oakleaf
Review and ratings contributed by Alaskatest on Apr 11, 2017

Bought this stove in 2014. Learned how to use it, theirs a learning curve. Plus you really should have a good draw. One issue is the lever to shut it down can at times pop back, creating a dangerous over burn that causes damage to the stove, yet a fire hazard when sleeping. After only 2 winter ...

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Jotul F 100 Nordic QT
Review and ratings contributed by Howard from Colorado on Mar 26, 2017

This stove is amazing! It is much easier to keep the glass clean than my Vermont Castings model which I used to love, it burns incredibly efficiently, is so controllable, and most amazing to me is that with a few hot coals it will burn one log at a time. I have about 15 feet of total pipe and it ...

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Avalon Olympic
Review and ratings contributed by Warm in Oregon on Mar 23, 2017

Great wood stove. I've had it for over 10 years, and I heat my house with it all winter. My wife and I get home around 6 pm and I can build a fire we can start cooking dinner on in about an hour. It's usually still 75 when we get up in the morning for work. If you can't make this stove heat up, ...

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Jotul Rangeley F 50 TL
Review and ratings contributed by Michel Lefebvre on Mar 11, 2017

Owner since 2014. and no regret at all. I like his Wintergrill option too. I still continue to thing that I have made the best choice for keeping my basement warm, being used as secondary and for backup. Jotul deserve my high score, not only for their F50TL high performance, but also because ...

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Blaze King Princess Ultra PEJ1006
Review and ratings contributed by vaughn stricklin on Mar 06, 2017

have used stove for 3 winters. overall its a good stove but here are the cons. no ash pan, getting ashes out is areal mess.i burn hickory.on a cold 10 degree night 8 hours is the burn time. after 3 days of burning you cant get enough wood in to get 8 hours. you constantly need to take out hot coals ...

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Dutchwest Cast Iron Large 2461
Review and ratings contributed by Chom on Feb 11, 2017

I've used my DW for about 4 seasons, replacing an older non-air tight stove. I couldn't be more disappointed. The creosote is ridiculous. I try to run it with the damper open as often as possible to keep it hot enough to avoid the cooler exhaust. Using well seasoned hardwood. Never had an issue ...

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Jotul F 3 CB
Review and ratings contributed by Ian M on Feb 09, 2017

My Jotul woodstove has been a mess of toxic fumes since it was installed a couple of years ago. What a waste of money. We have burned at least 2 cords of wood so it is not a "newness" problem or any nonsense like that. We burn clean, dry maple. There is adequate draft and the pipe is ...

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Dutchwest Cast Iron Small 2460
Review and ratings contributed by Bruce lightening on Feb 08, 2017

Dutchwest builds junk.two winters service and it is falling apart.seals fall out of everywhere.special size of asbestos rope.glass cracked.no parts.service is atrocious.rude customer service.do not buy .I regret daily.can't wait to replace

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Lopi Endeavor
Review and ratings contributed by JOE on Feb 04, 2017

piece of junk had a new stove I bought for $5oo at end of season it was smaller and heated twice as good as this $2,000 piece of junk burns lots of wood and gives off very little heat I've been had DO NOT BUY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Jotul F 100 Nordic QT
Review and ratings contributed by Virgie Babsie on Jan 30, 2017

Have nothing against this stove. The money I invested in this was worth is. It is user friendly, with quality, and most of all the it is absolutely effective. There’s no day that I could remember that it fail me. It continues to serve me, amaze me and please me in so many ways. I am so thankful ...

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Jotul F 3 CB
Review and ratings contributed by Jacq Tups on Jan 30, 2017

I bought this stove 3 months ago and up until now I cannot get over my regret in purchasing such. At first, it was working fine but after a few try it gets bad already. The insides of the stove cracked horribly that I thought it will break apart any time right now. Trust me, I followed the ...

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Jotul F500 Oslo
Review and ratings contributed by Ethel Buds on Jan 30, 2017

For some reason, this stove kept failing me. Since the day I bought it, it just keeps giving me problems. First, it is hard to get started. I followed the instructions strictly in the manual but still it won’t work effectively. I got so frustrated with it that I kept it in my attic for quite some ...

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