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Vogelzang Deluxe Boxwood BX42E

Review: Vogelzang Deluxe Boxwood BX42E

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Vogelzang Deluxe Boxwood BX42E
I LOVE these stoves! I had an old farmhouse with two stove chimneys and a fireplace. The small stove in the 10x20 foot kitchen could raise the room temp from 50F to 80F in two hours. We modified the living room fireplace to take another small stove That room was 16x36 and the stove kept my parrots toasty for 17 winters. After Hurricane Katrina, I could no longer afford oil, so I ditched the useless oil furnace that ran the forced hot air system (which did nothing). It was not easy to find the giant BX42E, but I finally found one and plugged it into the basement chimney. It was wonderful! I could cram it full of wood at night, and the next night there would still be plenty of hot coals ready to burn. These stoves are awesome - to fit a huge piece of wood in, you can just pull off the top. Seventeen years and not a single problem - no stove fires, no chimney fires. They were especially great for the constant (rural) power outages - one lasting for nine days. I now live in a house with steam radiators and an oil furnace, and I miss my stoves so much. Six cords of hardwood at a max price to $1200 kept that drafty house very comfortable.

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Reviewed and rated by MJ on September 21, 2015

Good stove for the money. Don’t heat your house with it unless you are an experienced fire bender. Awesome for garage/shop.

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Reviewed and rated by Anokagrassland on November 16, 2014

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Reviewed and rated by Aaron on February 11, 2014

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Reviewed and rated by ribin21 on December 27, 2010

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Reviewed and rated by ribin21 on December 27, 2010

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Reviewed and rated by Tom Oehser on December 05, 2010

A great value if you’re handy and willing to improve the seals in a couple of places. I used furnace cement on the top of the sliding piece below the door and under that sliding piece at...

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Reviewed and rated by Vince on November 22, 2010

This is the best stove for the money IF you know how to use it. Don’t overload it because it is not airtight and you will overfire it. If it does overfire don’t worry, just keep...

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Reviewed and rated by JOEBLOW234 on October 25, 2010

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Reviewed and rated by Anokagrassland on October 05, 2010

I’ve used one to heat my home for the last 6 winters. The only problem I’ve ever had with it was the first time we fired it. The literature said there might be a “slight...

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Reviewed and rated by ricky haywood on March 29, 2010

i bought this stove 4 or 5 years ago for my cabin. two weeks ago i had a cabin fire caused by this boxwood stove me and my girlfriend barely got out alive. this stove is glued together around...

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Reviewed and rated by James S on January 06, 2010

I’ve had this stove for about two weeks. It is not even close to air tight, and as such needs to be used with caution, and under supervision. I certainly would not put this stove (at...

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Reviewed and rated by estimatordg on January 04, 2010

I have had my stove for two years to heat a cabin as the primary heat source. Coupled with the optional heat reclaimer it does a decent job. However there are a few issues. The door is only...

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Reviewed and rated by steve on December 26, 2009

This stove is a perfect example of you get what you pay for. It goes through wood fast and constantly smella like because the junk sealer used on the joints burns off. However, it does put out...

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Reviewed and rated by slee on October 17, 2009

Great stove for the money. If you have had $1500 dollar stoves in the past then you won’t like this one. However it heats up my 1200 sq ft upstairs without blinking an eye here in south,...

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Reviewed and rated by atprn on February 11, 2009

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Reviewed and rated by Dendz on December 07, 2008

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