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Blaze King Princess Ultra PEJ1006
Review and ratings contributed by Shane daughton on Dec 05, 2016

Not impressed. Have had stove for six years. Has a crack already. Called dealer, say I over heated it. I operated it just like instructions told me. I do not think they are going to help me out. In fact they are brushing me off.

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Regency F2400 Classic
Review and ratings contributed by Chris on Dec 04, 2016

I replaced my old Pacific Energy with a new Regency F3100,what a big and expensive mistake! Had it installed by guardian chimney services in Campbell River B.C. Nothing but problems from the get go.The door would never seal which caused over firing far as I can tell. The inside corroded and the ...

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Harman Oakleaf
Review and ratings contributed by Grabel on Dec 04, 2016

It took me one winter to learn how to use the stove but when i did i got a super effeciant burn with no smoke from the chiminy. First of all one must have a red bed of coles before venting from the bottom of the stove. LEAVE THE AIR INTAKE FULLY OPEN AT ALL TIMES. NEVER CLOSE IT DOWN.....This stove ...

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Lopi Leyden
Review and ratings contributed by dmackler27 on Dec 04, 2016

had vermont casting then bought leyden what a mistake

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Pacific Energry True North TN19
Review and ratings contributed by Mornic on Dec 04, 2016

Grew up with wood heat and wanted it also in our 2400square foot two-story house, built in 1991, Okanagan, B.C. . Old windows that have broken seals, an unfinished basement and a set of stairs that divides the house make our brand new install a little iffy, as I was wondering if the heat would ...

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Harman Oakleaf
Review and ratings contributed by IH8Donkeys on Nov 13, 2016

I had high hopes for this stove, love the way it's made far superior to the competition however operating it is a chore, this was purchased as a main heat source in the winter time burning 24X7 for 4 months. Every year for the past 6 years the rear brick breaks (179.00) and every other year I have ...

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Lopi Republic 1250
Review and ratings contributed by Jason on Nov 13, 2016

I have only had this stove a few months. First thing i want to say is this little stove will absolutely do an 8 hour burn. And that is without going out of the way to stack the box full. I have gotten burn times of 12 hours with this stove with the firebox only being 50% full and the damper turned ...

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Regency F2400 Classic
Review and ratings contributed by man on Nov 04, 2016

This is my second Regency F2400. We bought the first one 9yrs ago. Sold the house. Bought another about a year ago. Never had any problems. We are in 900 sq ft and when its -30 C out it keeps the place warm. We need to damper it from becoming to hot inside. This stove is great. Only con is ...

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Lopi Leyden
Review and ratings contributed by Kirk11 on Nov 03, 2016

I spoke too soon and would change my rating if I could. After the combustor fell apart I called the dealer. A new combustor with tax and shipping costs $420. Competitors combustors were a 3rd of that cost. Several dealers quoted the same price and stated they didn't set the price. Sent a ...

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Vermont Castings Aspen 1920
Review and ratings contributed by imagtek on Oct 31, 2016

I bought this stove dirt cheap from people who couldn't figure out how to use it, so they ditched it near-new for a couple hundred bucks. Big mistake. Many of these stoves come with a manufacturing defect that is obvious, simple to correct, and fixes the problems. This stove comes with a ...

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Lopi Leyden
Review and ratings contributed by Kirk11 on Oct 30, 2016

Bought this stove in 2008. I keep it running all winter long. Now in 2016 is the first time I've had any issues. Need to replace the combustor. People need to understand that these stoves need to be cleaned (firebricks removed) twice a year if you use it all winter. You can't just throw logs in ...

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Lopi Liberty
Review and ratings contributed by Maggie on Oct 28, 2016

We've had a wood stove since 1984. 3 years ago we bought a Lopi Cape Cod. Twice now the stove pipe and the elbow has exploded off and into the room. I contacted the dealer, they have yet to come out to figure out the problem, Richs in Lynnwood. I contacted Travis Industries and they said to ...

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Vermont Castings Aspen 1920
Review and ratings contributed by Wyck on Oct 24, 2016

Despite the bad reviews I made the grave mistake of buying this stove because my wife and I liked the look of it and as we have a lifelong experience with wood burners we thought we would cope all right. How wrong we were. If you follow the instructions and close the door straight after lighting it ...

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Blaze King Princess Ultra PEJ1006
Review and ratings contributed by skmykulak on Oct 15, 2016

Bought the damn thing according to reviews. The first stove rusted out in under one year. I mean like really rusted out. The warranty...forget it.Blaze King told me that it was an environmental issue...like I was using it under water. Likely cause was Blaze King using recyled metal. They wouldn't ...

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Lopi Answer
Review and ratings contributed by Little John on Oct 12, 2016

It's not the best but I have an older Lopi Answer. The local dealer in Clark Lake, Michigan pretty much sucks so for that reason I'd never buy another Lopi stove. If Lopi made parts available online I might feel differently but the local dealer never even calls back about parts I inquired about. ...

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Blaze King King Classic KEJ 1107
Review and ratings contributed by Howaniecz on Oct 10, 2016

We bought a king about 8 years ago and had a problem and didn't know it to this last winter. After we took it apart trying to change the catalyst we found the damper bypass door did not fit over the opening. It was a manufacturers defect! There was at least a 1/4 inch space on three sides letting ...

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Lopi Republic 1750
Review and ratings contributed by Cynthia Wester on Oct 09, 2016

Only had this stove half year. Very disappointed. Dealer said it would heat my large area and it does not. Maybe get 6 hours burn time at best. Even with superb wood The Lopi 1750 will never outperform the old cast iron no name brand I had for 25 years. Now I'm stuck with the Lopi

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Jotul F500 Oslo
Review and ratings contributed by Overpopulation on Sep 16, 2016

If you enjoy burning more cords than necessary, then go ahead and buy this stove. I have multiple experiences and in one instance my cord usage was half of the neighbors, another instance I replaced an Oslo with a Woodstock Progress and burned 3 cords less. The Progress came to VT with me and in a ...

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Pacific Energry True North TN19
Review and ratings contributed by JoeBobWhite on Aug 27, 2016

We live in NW Arkansas out in the "sticks" and this an at times be our only heat. It has done well for the past 2 yers and holds up niely. We like it, load it completely up at 9ish and in the morning, reload and go at around 6. It was expensive but I guess it does the job we got it for.

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Blaze King King Classic KEJ 1107
Review and ratings contributed by ROBIN on Aug 25, 2016

Well we got A BLAZE KING PRINCESS MODEL I WAS VERY HAPPY WITH IT THE FIRST 4 YRS THEN THE CAT BEGAN TO CRUMBLE APART GOT A NEW ONE THEY PRO RATED IT, NOW ON THE INSIDE THE STEEL EDGE IS BROKEN WHERE THE DAMPER CLOSES AND ITS FALLING APART ITS ONLY 7 WINTERS OLD I CONTACTED A DEALER HE IS GOING TO ...

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Lopi Republic 1750
Review and ratings contributed by Mick on Jun 28, 2016

I find that this fire is not worth the money it costs. It has very poor draft & if your wood has a small amount of moisture in it will cause the flue & chimney to clog up with creosote .

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Blaze King Princess Ultra PEJ1006
Review and ratings contributed by goofygpa on Jun 13, 2016

I have owned the Princess model for 5 years now and prior to the Princess went through 5 other brands of free standing stoves. The amount of heat per cord of wood, (birch, white ash, maple) is far more than any other brand stoves. I live on an island in northern Minnesota where -20* f is not ...

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Lopi Leyden
Review and ratings contributed by laboperator on Apr 16, 2016

I bought this stove, I was happy for the first two years, after that it has cost me more money to repair it and to keep it running. This year so far I have paid $400.00 dollars out in service calls, (4 Visits) and $300.00 in parts. I really don't think it is worth keeping. I bought the stove to ...

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Jotul Rangeley F 50 TL
Review and ratings contributed by jotul8 on Apr 14, 2016

I just had this stove installed today and burned it. The stove takes a bit of work to get going, but once it gets up to 400 degrees it works impressively. I like the large size of the firebox. This is a huge improvement over my 30 year old Jotul # 8, which I also really liked. The stove won't ...

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Regency F2400 Classic
Review and ratings contributed by Steve on Apr 10, 2016

Worst stove I have ever owned, heat tubes and baffles only last about 3 years, takes months to get new ones through warranty, handle is cheaply made and does not last, would not cover this under warranty, overall quality is not as good as other stoves

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Pacific Energry True North TN19
Review and ratings contributed by Paul Rose on Apr 10, 2016

All I can tell you is that I will never have another one. Neither will most people I know. Its very hard to start and smokes (not always) during lighting. Its design ensures that almost all the heat comes out of the glass and almost no heat from any of the sides. In fact you can touch the sides ...

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Pacific Energry True North TN19
Review and ratings contributed by Kyle on Apr 03, 2016

As long as your wood is seasoned well.. this stove is great. Older stoves will ignite semi-seasoned wood a lot easier. It throws a lot of heat.. and hard wood will keep coals until morning when its loaded up and if the damper is off. Sometimes its hard to start unlike older stoves, and can get ...

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Lopi Endeavor
Review and ratings contributed by Salinwa on Mar 22, 2016

We bought this stove from a local store in 1999 in case the Y2K thing turned out to be an issue. I am SO glad we bought it. It has served us very well all these years and now we are selling the house it's in and it's going with the house. I WISH we were keeping it but I hope to get another one like ...

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Vermont Castings Aspen 1920
Review and ratings contributed by Jan on Mar 10, 2016

I have heated my home with the Aspen for five years and I find it to be a good little stove. It does what it's supposed to do, nothing more, nothing less. Mine is coupled with an Eco-fan which sits on top and gently blows warm air down the hall to the bedrooms. I also use a stove-top thermometer ...

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Quadra-Fire 2100 Millennium
Review and ratings contributed by Pharoah on Mar 09, 2016

I have the quadrafire for about 7 yrs now and my only regret is not having spent the additional $500 for the ash drawer. I bought a caframo fan that just sits on the wood stove to distribute the hot air more evenly than my ceiling fan and I am snuggly warm even at -30 degrees. just have to load ...

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Jotul F 3 CB
Review and ratings contributed by John Schultz on Mar 08, 2016

I am new to wood burning stoves. Purchased a home in New Mexico that had a water boiler with radiant heaters and a Jotul F3 CB stove. Boiler failed in an ice storm and later just due to age. Both times the heat provided by the Jotul saved the day. Efficient... Low wood use in relation to heat ...

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Avalon Pendleton
Review and ratings contributed by Donna on Mar 03, 2016

I bought this "small" stove a few years ago to heat my 925 sqft home. Every winter, I have to open windows or it gets too warm. I have used the blower at -20, but otherwise just use it as radiant heat. This stove is obviously well built and efficient and heats so well that I need to ...

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Dutchwest Cast Iron Large 2461
Review and ratings contributed by Cchristie on Feb 27, 2016

Owned this stove for five years and it ran great until now where it backpuffs overfires and runs excessively hot to where a damper in the pipe became necessary. Even after replacing all gaskets and modifying the air manifold it is still not running properly. I no longer trust this stove and must ...

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Blaze King King Classic KEJ 1107
Review and ratings contributed by Zola Henry on Feb 24, 2016

I got the double walled black pipes the installers didn't like the stove pipes didn't like the way they where suppose to be installed when they did install them smoke was coming out of the joining pipes they where ruined by the installers and had to get the single walled pipes now I am still ...

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Avalon Olympic
Review and ratings contributed by Disappointed on Feb 22, 2016

Have had for thirteen years and have had multiple problems with smoke, the blower -- which broke within the year-- and not enough heat given. The fire box is too little. I would never advise buying this stove. A waste of money

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Pacific Energry True North TN19
Review and ratings contributed by sage farm on Feb 21, 2016

I have heated exclusively with wood for the last 40 years and the true north is by far the best stove I have ever had.This stove does everything extremely well. It is easy to light a fire, it will hold a fire, and the secondary burn system works great.

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Lopi Republic 1750
Review and ratings contributed by brianprovo on Feb 18, 2016

I have this stove in a cabin and a LOPI Endeavor w/ a blower in my home. Both are fantastic! Long burn times. I haven't used my furnace in years and have been very satisfied.

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Pacific Energry True North TN19
Review and ratings contributed by WILLIEBEAR on Feb 09, 2016

STAY AWAY FROM THESE STOVES AS THEY ARE NOT SAFE AND ARE ALWAYS HAVING ISSUES AND THE WORST IS THE MANUFACTORY PERSONS DO NOTHING TO HELP SOLVE THEM . BUY IT YOU STUCK WITH IT BIG WASTE OF MONEY

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Lopi Liberty
Review and ratings contributed by RICHARD BENNETT on Feb 08, 2016

I purchase this stove less than 3 years ago and the glass on this "top of the line stove" cracked top to bottom. There was no wood touching it at all. I contacted Lopi and they basically said that's too bad and now I have to purchase a replacement glass for $200 plus tax and install ...

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Lopi Liberty
Review and ratings contributed by RICHARD B on Feb 08, 2016

I purchase this stove less than 3 years ago and the glass on this "top of the line stove" cracked top to bottom. There was no wood touching it at all. I contacted Lopi and they basically said that's too bad and now I have to purchase a replacement glass for $200 plus tax and install ...

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