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Lopi Republic 1250

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Lopi Republic 1250
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 positioned in the corner with minimum recommended clearance and has the outside air option installed. I have never had an issue lighting it or had smoke come out the anywhere but the 16 foot high chimney. I use well seasoned wood and light it with small pieces of fire starters. Once light I apply the optional screen to the front for ten or fifteen minutes while the wood gets going well. I then close the door and use the damper as needed. If the temp in the cabin is fifteen degrees when I arrive it takes the stove about ninety minutes to warm the area to sixty as everything in the cabin needs to warm up too. If the outside temp is five degrees or higher I have to open windows even with the stove burning at only 5 or 6 hundred degrees which is optimal. I have used it many times at twenty degrees below 0 or more and the stove does very well never having the room colder than 75 when coldest. They are absolutely dreaming about the 8 hour burn time though. This stove will keep you busy so I use my direct vent propane wall heater at night so I can sleep.

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Reviewed and rated by Joyce Buwa on January 30, 2017

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Reviewed and rated by Phil on November 27, 2015

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Reviewed and rated by Alfred on October 09, 2015

I bought a Lopi so long. Ago I do’n remember the year. The sove above average. We. Love it
Essphealy how clean it burn

ALFRED.

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