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Avalon Olympic

Review: Avalon Olympic

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Best appliance I bought for my home
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, don't blame the stove; learn how to build a fire. And season your firewood. I use mostly oak and madrone.

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Avalon Olympic
Reviewed and rated by Mahir Rosales on January 30, 2017

What I love about this stove is that it has a large capacity. You can actually have big pieces of wood into it. It can heat up the room in a matter of minutes if you assist it constantly. But if...

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Avalon Olympic
Reviewed and rated by Disappointed on February 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...

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Avalon Olympic
Reviewed and rated by Todd on December 29, 2015

This stove is crap. I barely heats the room it is in to 65 degrees. Yes it will burn for 12 hours and keep the room, not the house at a consistent 59 degrees. I would never consider buying one...

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Reviewed and rated by Vermont JonB on September 29, 2015

Our stove came with our house which we bought 13 years ago. Since then it has been our primary heat source. We burn about 3 cord of Vermont northern hardwoods (red maple, sugar maple, white ash,...

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Avalon Olympic
Reviewed and rated by marty k on August 17, 2015

travis industries refuses to fix the saging baffle problem.its a shame for the price I paid for this stove for them to replace this with stainless would be very little cost to them.

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Avalon Olympic
Reviewed and rated by COLD on March 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...

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Avalon Olympic
Reviewed and rated by Richard on February 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...

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Avalon Olympic
Reviewed and rated by Phil on November 25, 2014

We have an approx. 2000 sq. foot home. Does not heat our home like the Fisher did. It is much more efficient burn wise-fire much better controlled, when shut down completely will last 10-12 hours...

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Avalon Olympic
Reviewed and rated by wildwoodsgirl on November 23, 2014

Burn time is often about wood, not the stove.

If you’re only getting 2 hours burn time, are you using soft wood, like willow, eastern pine varieties, cottonwood? Those burn...

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Avalon Olympic
Reviewed and rated by sal on October 24, 2014

I purchased a ten year old Avalon Olympic two years ago. The stove had been poorly maintained with missing and damaged secondary combustion tubes, broken firebricks, a damaged door gasket and...

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Avalon Olympic
Reviewed and rated by David Mintz on October 11, 2014

We cant use that much, very disappointed. The smoke rolls out when reloading, no way to smother the stove down, down drafts on windy days ( when I need the stove) prevent opening the door. Maybe...

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Avalon Olympic
Reviewed and rated by matt from new york on September 19, 2014

can any one tell me how to stop smoke from spilling out when the door is opened.i do use the by pass damper.

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Reviewed and rated by sanctions@aol.com on August 31, 2014

It is a good stove, we have had it since 1998. I agree so far as the baffels and replacing them. Fortunately have only had to do it twice. Then again we burn some locust which is very hot.

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Avalon Olympic
Reviewed and rated by marty on August 31, 2014

poor baffel design .must be replaced every few years depending on how much and hot you burn.cost is about 50.00 if you do it your self.its a bear.

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Avalon Olympic
Reviewed and rated by rsensei99 on January 03, 2014

Had this since 2002 and couldn’t be happier. This stove burns 24/7 for three weeks and then needs to be emptied of ash. Even wet fresh wood still burns but when fed quality Oak it really...

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Avalon Olympic
Reviewed and rated by SGI Gal on November 23, 2013

We have had this stove for 13 years. It is amazing! We use this to heat our 1500 sq ft. home with 14 foot ceilings and have no issues doing so. When running this stove, we do not need our...

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Avalon Olympic
Reviewed and rated by Jimmy in KY on November 22, 2013

This is my third season of heating my home with this Olympic fireplace insert,,it has more then paid for itself,,great stove so far very durable,,I can get 8 to 10 hours burn time depending on...

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Avalon Olympic
Reviewed and rated by Circusrooster on November 06, 2013

Just read some negative reviews and I’m baffled. I purchased my home and it came with an Avalon Olympic. Whoever says it can only burn for 2 hours is nuts. I heat my 1600sf home with about...

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Avalon Olympic
Reviewed and rated by Adam on October 09, 2012

I have had avalon products and enjoyed them just fired up my avalon Olympic insert and its great . Love the large cubic. Firebox and overall appearance

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