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Avalon Olympic

Avalon Olympic

At just 2.6 grams of emissions per hour, the Olympic is one of the cleanest-burning large wood stoves ever approved by the EPA. Its large firebox can handle logs up to 24" long, providing up to 12 hours of continuous burn time.

The Olympic also features a single control to adjust heat output and a by-pass damper to prevent smoke puff-backs while starting and reloading. In addition to several leg styles, an optional pedestal base with or without an extra large ashpan is available. For an added convenience, the Olympic features a spacious cook top surface.

1,500-2,500 square feet heating capacity

3.1 cubic foot firebox

Emissions at 2.6 grams/hr.

Weighs 510 pounds

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Reviewed and rated by Warm in Oregon on March 23, 2017

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

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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 you just leave it and allow it to burn the woods on its own, it would take hours to really heat up.
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Avalon Olympic
Reviewed and rated by Disappointed on February 22, 2016

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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 advise buying this stove. A waste of money
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Avalon Olympic
Reviewed and rated by Todd on December 29, 2015

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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 of these again. The $330 plastic fan is a joke on a wood stove as well, it melted the fan.
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Avalon Olympic free standing stove
Reviewed and rated by Vermont JonB on September 29, 2015

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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, beech, red oak, yellow birch; some poplar and paper birch fall and spring), always dried for at least a year. Dried means stacked under cover with good air drainage. I cut most of the wood about 18" to ...
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Avalon Olympic
Reviewed and rated by marty k on August 17, 2015

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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

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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 living room but had no way to control the heat. New stove uses alot more wood than old stove.
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Avalon Olympic
Reviewed and rated by Richard on February 18, 2015

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

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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 at times. Wood does not fit well, I would definitely choose a side loader next time, baffles get in the way. Quality made I believe. Just doesn't heat the house like the old one & loading is difficult. I ...
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Avalon Olympic
Reviewed and rated by wildwoodsgirl on November 23, 2014

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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 quickly. Get some hardwood and use the soft for kindling or in warmer months. Seasoning wood, cut to length, split and stacked for air flow for a year for soft woods, and 2-3 yrs for hardwood, matters, too. If you season it ...
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Avalon Olympic
Reviewed and rated by sal on October 24, 2014

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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 scratches on the exterior. My local Avalon dealer supplied me with the replacement parts and paint as well as a leg kit, and it's been purring along ever since. Holds a fire for 10-12 hours (coals in ...
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Avalon Olympic
Reviewed and rated by David Mintz on October 11, 2014

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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 a bad install. Wish we could use it to, my electric heat pump is expensive. The family room with stove is only 12 x 20. Wish I had a free standing, this insert sucks heat up the chimney and smokes up the ...
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Avalon Olympic
Reviewed and rated by matt from new york on September 19, 2014

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

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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

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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

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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 shine. We had a Kent tile Fire stove that was good but spewed lots of smoke - with a flame in this stove there is amazingly small amount of plume.
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Avalon Olympic
Reviewed and rated by SGI Gal on November 23, 2013

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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 furnace at all. It heats all the way to the back bedrooms and we don't even need the blower to do so. It is easy to start fires using a little paper, kindling and a few good pieces of hard wood. I can get ...
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Avalon Olympic
Reviewed and rated by Jimmy in KY on November 22, 2013

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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 the wood,,unless it very cold out Ill run it hotter then of course it eats more 18 is the max pieces I run in a day I reckon
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Avalon Olympic
Reviewed and rated by Circusrooster on November 06, 2013

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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 12-17 logs per day. If I fill it up I get up to 10 hours. Never run my heat just use the stove. Learn how to use it people
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Avalon Olympic
Reviewed and rated by Adam on October 09, 2012

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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 CT
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