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Harman Oakleaf
Review and ratings contributed by rappsody2000 on May 05, 2015

First week front glass broke. Had to replace all the firebricks, one costing over $200. End of season started billowing black smoke. Have had nothing but problems, don't waste your money!

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Jotul F 602 CB
Review and ratings contributed by Nancy on Apr 17, 2015

The old 602s that I have go twelve hours. How is this an upgrade if it only goes three hours?

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Vermont Castings Aspen 1920
Review and ratings contributed by Very. Disappointed on Apr 13, 2015

Have had this stove for 3 season, topped has now cracked twice, does not draw well , need to constantly maintain the fire. I use very well seasoned wood and still needs a lot of TLC. Would not recommend this stove. Vermont castings is not what it used to be.

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Lopi Liberty
Review and ratings contributed by tony on Apr 01, 2015

its 9 years old and still works great.

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Lopi Liberty
Review and ratings contributed by budwiser on Mar 24, 2015

we had this stove for 3 years now it works ok but it has some flaws in it like if you use the fan it pushes the air into to the draft and makes it burn faster also there is no flame disperser in the flue damper so if you are not careful you can get a creosote fire and the draft is to small ....as ...

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Quadra-Fire 4300 Millennium
Review and ratings contributed by kriss on Mar 23, 2015

hi all. I bought a Quadrature 4300 last July and had it installed same month. Used for a few months, loved having a fireplace but --- in February, noticed a strange appearance about it and guess what!! RUSTING all over the top, the back, the front door and the feet. Not the sides, that is a ...

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Pacific Energy Alderlea T4 Classic
Review and ratings contributed by Pure Joy on Mar 15, 2015

I have owned my stove for 6 years but this is the first winter I have lived in the house a 1500 sq ft 2 story built on a windy hill in a windy province. It works like a charm and keeps the whole house warm and I have experienced -14c with high winds. The house is a recent build with icyene foam ...

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Jotul F 100 Nordic QT
Review and ratings contributed by DHARRISON on Mar 15, 2015

Moved in to a home with this stove and had many problems with draft and smoke in the house. We thought it was our wood or other issue. Found out that there was an obstruction in the chimney and now it works like a champ.

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Jotul F 3 CB
Review and ratings contributed by Jo Blackman on Mar 11, 2015

After 2 years the inside back and side walls are badly cracked despite only using air dried wood I have 2 other stoves using the same wood and with similar use which do not show any wear and tear. I would be very surprised if this stove is made of quality cast iron - looks more like made in ...

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Jotul F 602 CB
Review and ratings contributed by RWagner on Mar 08, 2015

I purchased a CB stove in 1976 for our den. This is without a doubt the best looking wood burning stove I have seen. We also cut and split our own wood so we can cut it to any width we want. Ideally the split log should be around 14inches with a small diameter also the ash tray, an accessory is ...

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Avalon Olympic
Review and ratings contributed by COLD on Mar 07, 2015

We bought our avalon stove in Aug of 2015 and we have NOT been happy with it, we can not get any longer then 3hr of burn time. We burn oak and it does not get higher then 68 in house, we do have 2500 sq foot house and we can not heat the room the stove is in. Our old stove would run us out of ...

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Pacific Energry True North TN19
Review and ratings contributed by Mike on Feb 24, 2015

Amazing stove. I own a very old mobile home and our winters are -30f and the true north keeps us very comfortable. I'd highly recommend it.

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Lopi Leyden
Review and ratings contributed by Bellbrook on Feb 20, 2015

We've had this stove since 2008. After a year was having trouble getting it hoT and notice loss of efficiency. Had a great dealer, Tophat wisconsin , who came out and replaced the deteriorated combustion chamber. Same thing the next year and the dealer had the factory rep go thru my stove. Again ...

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Lopi Liberty
Review and ratings contributed by Paul Kenyon on Feb 19, 2015

We've had our Lopi Liberty since 1996. From the start is seemed to be not performing as well as the smaller but different type wood burning stove it replaced. (This one is designed to warm the air moving past it, the old one was designed to warm solid objects in the room by radiation, a method that ...

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Avalon Olympic
Review and ratings contributed by Richard on Feb 18, 2015

where can I get instructions for changing the tubes and

upper fire brick harness?

Purchased used - Stove has run great 18 years. The tubes (burned away) and upper brick harness is warped. Needs replacement.

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Dutchwest Cast Iron Small 2460
Review and ratings contributed by Warm-n-Toasty on Feb 16, 2015

I bought a used, pre-China model 2460 several months ago for $350. I replaced the inner web underneath the damper ($21), the back plate in the stove ($46), and worn stove rope in door and under the top ($20). I got it up and running yesterday, 2-15-15, just before the ice storm hit. So far it is ...

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Blaze King Princess Ultra PEJ1006
Review and ratings contributed by Bernie Reilly on Feb 08, 2015

Great stove, but for whatever reason after a year of good service suddenly the lever for the door lock hates to rotate, it takes most of my strenght to unlock and then relock it, pesky. I would call the local distributor but he proved to be such a massive flake I don't want the aggravation. - ...

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Jotul F 3 CB
Review and ratings contributed by Bob N on Feb 08, 2015

My new Jotul F 3 CB is terrible. I bought it because I have the same stove about 12 years ago. The new one does not heat my house whatsoever and I burn thrrough woodd very quickly. I cannot seem to get through to Jotul. Any ideas?

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Lopi Liberty
Review and ratings contributed by Dan on Feb 01, 2015

I have been using my Liberty for 16 years and have not replaced one component to date. I burn wood 7 months out of the year and couldn't be happier with this product.

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Jotul F 100 Nordic QT
Review and ratings contributed by TIPS: Control the air flow in this stove. on Jan 31, 2015

Here are some tips on getting a fire going in the F100: To start a fire, make sure the damper is fully open. Roll and crush a single page of newspaper -- twist in the middle so it's the full width of the firebox. Add a couple sticks of thin kindling and a couple pieces of thicker, then a couple ...

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Jotul F 100 Nordic QT
Review and ratings contributed by Happy in Seattle on Jan 31, 2015

We love this little stove. It replaced a gas insert last fall, so was set out from the wall by a 20" horizontal stovepipe because of the existing wooden mantel -- we were afraid it might affect the draw but there was no problem. Our house is a 1700 sf rambler, and the stove is in the living ...

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Blaze King King Classic KEJ 1107
Review and ratings contributed by Tommy on Jan 30, 2015

i have a 1800 square foot home! and guys yes it truly lives up and says what its going to d it does. i love heating with wood nothing better than wood heat. i did alot of research before i bought this stove because i had to money and i wanted to get the best of the best that was out there. i truley ...

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Regency F2400 Classic
Review and ratings contributed by Ed on Jan 27, 2015

Best stove that i have purchased out of four. Agree with most of the positive comments above. The only thing i don't like is the noise level of the fan on high. So far very pleased though. Maybe my chimney set up favors this stove? Not sure but works well.

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Lopi Republic 1250
Review and ratings contributed by Tim on Jan 21, 2015

I purchased this stove in 2011 for use in my small 240 sq ft cabin. the cabin has nine foot walls with a 100 square foot loft. the peak of the roof is nearly 14 feet high so there is plenty of cubic feet to heat. This stove does the job just fine in my northern Minnesota location. the stove is ...

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Dutchwest Cast Iron Large 2461
Review and ratings contributed by Doc on Jan 20, 2015

This is the 6th DW 2461 I have had and at one time had 2 in the same 4500 sq' home in the mountains of western Maryland. One previous review is negative but all I will say is, it has worked fine for me. Choice of firewood is paramount and changing the catalytic converter every other year is a ...

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Lopi Republic 1750
Review and ratings contributed by Lopi Republic 1750 on Jan 16, 2015

Would I recommend the Lopi Republic 1750? Yes. But there are questions your dealers need to ask before a customer buys your wood stove. One: what type of chimney do you have? Two: is the chimney inside your home or outside? Three: what size chimney/flue do you have? Four: does your chimney ...

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Blaze King Princess Ultra PEJ1006
Review and ratings contributed by turboman13@aol.com on Jan 16, 2015

I Have Owned A Blaze King Princes Since 1985 and its Still Going Strong I have Never Had Any Repairs Done On it Blaze King Wood Stoves ROCK.

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Regency F2400 Classic
Review and ratings contributed by Laurie on Jan 12, 2015

I hate this wood stove. I have ran wood stoves my whole life bought this last year because of new tech. and have nothing but troubles with it. will not stay burning all night i load at 11pm and reload at 3am then again at 8am damper pushed in all the way can not get house about 68. don't waste ...

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Blaze King King Classic KEJ 1107
Review and ratings contributed by John on Jan 11, 2015

Great wood stove for constant heat source with long burn times without filling.if you fill it it will get too hot! Fill half full for tolerable heat. Mine heats a 2,000 square. Foot house no problem. Use dry seasoned hardwood for Best results ! No sap ! I have 6" new chimney. No ...

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Quadra-Fire 4300 Millennium
Review and ratings contributed by Mugwumps on Jan 09, 2015

We replaced a 30 year old Frontier step top with the Quadrafire 4300. This is our fourth season using this stove. To say we are displeased with the 4300 would be an understatement. Unfortunately, we found that all the sales hype regarding this stove was just that, hype. We realize this is a dealer ...

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Jotul F 602 CB
Review and ratings contributed by Ak mamma 3 on Jan 05, 2015

After much research we decided to go with the Jotul F 602 CB. This is our first winter with it and we couldn't be happier. Granted we have had a mild winter so far, for Alaska anyway, but this stove is so efficient it heats our 950 square ft home no problem. We put up 9 cords of seasoned birch and ...

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Jotul F 3 CB
Review and ratings contributed by jfd386 on Jan 04, 2015

Worst purchase of my life! Does not heat my 1300 sqft home. Ashes always fall on floor when inserting fresh log. Ashes on tray continue to pack into door edge and needs to be cleaned out constantly to close door.

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Jotul F 400 Castine
Review and ratings contributed by Allen on Dec 31, 2014

I upgraded in 2010 from a 1979 Vermont Casting Resolute with thermostatic air inlet damper because I wanted cleaner burns, a larger window and the beautiful cream color. Re-used old triple-wall pipe, straight shot up, 15' run to cap. Out of the crate, I broke one leg at a bolt slot while tipping ...

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Lopi Answer
Review and ratings contributed by Ron Cook on Dec 31, 2014

We purchased our Answer insert ~10 years ago. Overall, we are very pleased with the performance of our Answer. The answer provides 90% of the BTUs to heat our home in upstate NY. Even when the temperature is hovering around zero the answer keeps the first floor temperature at 70 upstairs at 62. By ...

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Pacific Energy Alderlea T4 Classic
Review and ratings contributed by marypearse on Dec 24, 2014

I have used wood stoves for much of my life and the ease of use is only moderate and very messy. Next stove I buy will have the ability to be loaded from the top. Though I use mainly locust or oak it seems slow to heat up. I had problems from the beginning. First closing or opening the door was ...

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Harman Oakleaf
Review and ratings contributed by Moravian Falls, NC on Dec 20, 2014

Awesome quality and efficiency. Long burn times with just a few pieces of wood. I can get an 8hr burn with the firebox just half full. This stove will stay at high consistent temperatures for a long period of time. Burning red and white oak. I found that keeping the ash compartment full makes ...

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Jotul F 100 Nordic QT
Review and ratings contributed by Foster on Dec 13, 2014

We too are having big probs with this stove. Just installed about 6 weeks ago from our local dealer and let's just say our family has breathed in so much smoke it's starting to make me worry. It's near impossible to get a fire going (wont catch/no draw), and if the stove is slightly cold in the ...

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Blaze King Princess Ultra PEJ1006
Review and ratings contributed by Shawn george on Dec 03, 2014

I purchased a b/k princess and fired it up first of november. My furnace was switched off at that time. By the way I live in michigan, a very damp cold here. So far we have had temps from low 30's to single digits. This stove is absolutely unbelievable! Load it at 5 am with a few chunks of wood ...

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Lopi Leyden
Review and ratings contributed by Patrick on Dec 01, 2014

Like others I've had the top loading door replaced due to cracks and there is a second one on that replacement now! I need to replace the firebrick and thats expensive. WHY can't I order the parts and have them shipped to my home? I live two cities away from the nearest dealer and the cost to do ...

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Dutchwest Cast Iron Large 2461
Review and ratings contributed by posy on Nov 29, 2014

My son used his for 5 years and loved it. It kept their home warm. Now I have it in my garage and need to get rid of it. I know nothing about wood burners I'm not sure what a catalytic converter is. Not sure what price to ask for, it only 5 or 6 yrs old, no problems with it, comes will all pipes. ...

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