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Review: Jotul F500 Oslo

Bookmark and Share Reviewed December 24, 2011 by tt3210@gmail.com

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Jotul F500 Oslo damper control problem as well
I just experienced the same problem that I think medbill411 and Keystonedig reported in reviews on this site. We love this stove Jotul Oslo F500CB purchased in July 2009. This evening, Christmas eve, the damper control would no longer reduce the volume of air for combustion. The stove was pretty full when this started and burning vigorously. Fortunately, I didn't have a more serious problem this evening since the stove has now burned down. I'll check whether the damper can be reseated as Keystonedig indicate was done when this happened with their stove. However, if this can't be fixed, I have a real problem since I don't have a conventional furnace, only the wood stove to heat our home. I've emailed our wood stove dealer but because of the holiday, I likely won't be able to discuss with them until Monday.

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Reviewed and rated by Serge Vivier on December 08, 2013

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Reviewed and rated by Loriandmarcus on November 21, 2013

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Reviewed and rated by tdaristide on November 04, 2013

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Reviewed and rated by marcin on September 26, 2013

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Reviewed and rated by MARK on September 26, 2013

Great gear! Very hot for all winter!

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Reviewed and rated by delta on September 26, 2013

very good!

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Reviewed and rated by Living Rural on February 09, 2013

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Reviewed and rated by boogaloo007 on February 02, 2013

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Reviewed and rated by jimmycriket on February 02, 2013
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Reviewed and rated by blazer55 on February 01, 2013
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Reviewed and rated by GW on January 08, 2013

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Reviewed and rated by CG on November 10, 2012

I have had this stove for four years. Installed in my basement of my ranch house and my average tempature in the upstairs is 70 degrees. I haven’t experienced any problems with the damper....

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Reviewed and rated by medbill411@gmail.com on December 17, 2011

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Reviewed and rated by Keystonedig@gmail.com on December 13, 2011

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