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Lopi Republic 1250
Review and ratings contributed by Eric on Jun 08, 2020

I bought the 1250 in Dec 2019. I’ve never had a problem with smoke in the house when lighting. I had an outside air installed when they put in stove. It takes a bit to heat up but this stove easily heats my 1500 sf home. I burnt 1 cord or so in 4 months. Struggles a bit when temps near 0 and ...

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Quadra-Fire 4300 Millennium
Review and ratings contributed by Danny on May 05, 2020

I replaced an old Jotel stove with this QF 4300. I admit, it took a lot of trial and error learning how to operate it correctly. But, I burned less than half of the wood I would burn in the jotel. Thank God we purchased the blower with it. It wouldn't heat much without the blower. 5 stars.

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Vogelzang Deluxe Boxwood BX42E
Review and ratings contributed by fidservant on Mar 20, 2020

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 ...

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Drolet Classic Model DB03080
Review and ratings contributed by Dawn on Jan 07, 2020

Been running various wood stoves for 20 years and have never came across such an absolutely horrid stove. Entirely too air tight they need constant monitoring and frigging with the draught and door to not only light but keep going. The fire box is way to shallow (about one and a half inches deep) ...

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Jotul F 602 CB
Review and ratings contributed by Todd on Dec 29, 2019

Great little stove. Easily heats 600sq ft log cabin in N Wisconsin. With good dry hardwood I can have coals for reloading after 8-9 hours.

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Blaze King Princess Ultra PEJ1006
Review and ratings contributed by alaskawoodburner on Dec 22, 2019

Well, I read the reviews and har to believe so much disapointment. After 14 yrs of burning wood here in Alaska with a Napolean I switched to a Blaze King Princess. Wow, can't believe I waited so long. Not sure about the complaints, but mine is amazing. I burn spruce and it still does ...

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Quadra-Fire 2100 Millennium
Review and ratings contributed by Beth H on Dec 22, 2019

This little stove is awesome. It puts off a lot of heat, is easy to start and efficient. We just changed out the brick lining and it only cost us $60.00 and an hour or so. If your wood is properly seasoned and you know how to burn, this stove will be great. We just replaced our second stove with ...

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Dutchwest Cast Iron Small 2460
Review and ratings contributed by davr678@att.net on Dec 19, 2019

Had this stove new since 2001. I have changed the catalytic converter every 3 years on average. If I get well dried wood the converter lasts longer. Sometimes the wool isn't seasoned enough. That is due to the wood cutter. I have changed the gaskets. I take the top off each year clean or replace ...

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Lopi Republic 1250
Review and ratings contributed by North Woods on Dec 11, 2019

I put this stove in a new 1150 square foot house with full basement and attached garage in fall 2019. 6 inches wetblown cellulose in walls and 20 inches dry blown in attic. Lots of double glazed glass windows on main level (10, 4’x5’ sliding windows) Basement walls (one half wall exposed) with ...

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Regency F2400 Classic
Review and ratings contributed by yvon couvrette on Dec 06, 2019

This is my 6th stove, the wost stove I ever had. The marketing team advertise it as if it was kind of space shuttle technology, in my opinion it perform like a 1970 Lada. It is very heavy and very heavy built so propably good as boat anchor or anvil. There is Nothing I like about this stove. It got ...

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Lopi Republic 1250
Review and ratings contributed by Nancy Lee on Nov 19, 2019

I have been heating my 800 + sq ft home for the last 5 years with Lopi Republic 1250. I see others have had a problem with smoke when first lighting the stove. I was told by the dealer from which I purchased the stove to warm the chimney and crack open a window before doing so to create a draft. I ...

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Osburn 1100
Review and ratings contributed by David in OR on Nov 05, 2019

This insert was a replacement. The firebox is the size of a large glove box. It requires very small pieces that burn up quickly. The top firebox aerator tubes and angle iron came loose and fell into the firebox. The blower will not turn on until the insert is glowing hot due to a temp. control ...

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Jotul F500 Oslo
Review and ratings contributed by Big E on Oct 30, 2019

I have been struggling with this stove for years. I wanted a stove with a remote fresh air source since my home is extremely tight. It just does not get adequate combustion air, you must crack the ash door to maintain the fire. Cleaning involves disassembling the stove and vacuuming the air ports ...

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Vermont Castings Aspen 1920
Review and ratings contributed by Crystal on Oct 26, 2019

2 years ago I bought a 900sq ft house which has 2 electric wall heaters. Electric bill was unacceptable. Southern BC winters. I wanted to put a stove in the first year, but needed to save up. Now most 3 years later I was able to do so. Was GIVEN an Aspen 1920 manufactured in 1998, with the green ...

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Lopi Endeavor
Review and ratings contributed by Spw on Oct 22, 2019

I have owned this stove for 15 years. I heat a 24 x 32 foot cape house 1 1/2 story in Maine. Best stove I have owned, glass stays clear of creosote do to the air flow system, any creosote that does form from a damp down situation burns off quickly when air intake is opened up. We have done every ...

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Jotul F 3 CB
Review and ratings contributed by Bufatutu on Oct 16, 2019

I live on the north side of NH's White Mountains, where the cold comes early, gets really nasty, and stays late. I use the wood stove every day from mid-October to early May. Over the years, between my two homes(the other even further north in northern Canada), I've had two Vermont Castings ...

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Lopi Endeavor
Review and ratings contributed by Sheila on Oct 03, 2019

This stove heats our two story house very well . The only problem is the bottom air control , after few uses it started to squeak then awful grating noise . Then one night it stuck completely . The smell in the house was horrible no idea what was going on with it . We had just had the stove ...

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Avalon Pendleton
Review and ratings contributed by Bridget O on Oct 01, 2019

Excellent stove! We've had ours for 11 years and it's going stong.We use it every day for more than 6 months a year. During the warranty period, we had a problem that was fixed under the warranty and the replaced the fire brick at the same time as it was damaged during the repair. No other ...

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Lopi Leyden
Review and ratings contributed by Dan the wood man on Sep 20, 2019

We purchased the Leyden stove because of its EPA rating. It replaced a Vermont Castings Resolute which we had successfully used as our main heat source for over 30 years. After one burning season the Leyden literally fell apart. The Dealer sent out a repairman and we were back in business ... sort ...

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Pacific Energry True North TN19
Review and ratings contributed by eskimomonkey2 on Sep 02, 2019

I have heated my home with the tn-19 stove for four years. Stove is about 6 years old. It has heated my home well. We have a single story bungalow with a full basement where the wood stove is. This year I have to replace all the fire bricks, the two top brick layers, the baffles, and the top ...

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Vermont Castings Aspen 1920
Review and ratings contributed by Wyck on Aug 26, 2019

After three seasons of huge disappointment with this terrible stove, and since the glass cracked when it was not being used and without anyone touching it, I have now decided to throw it out and replace it with a decent Jotyl 602.

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Quadra-Fire 4300 Millennium
Review and ratings contributed by Dan on Aug 23, 2019

I have had the same 4300 step top Quadrafire for 16 years. The only reason it would run poorly is if you don't know what your doing... Open the door to burn you will over-fire it... green / wet wood will never give heat of burn correctly... Normal maint. required with this much use, I heat 2500 Sq. ...

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Avalon Olympic
Review and ratings contributed by Scott on Aug 13, 2019

We had this installed in 2003 and I’m cannot wait to get rid of this thing. It’s no wonder they stopped making it from what I understand. We rarely ever got a all night burn 7-8 hrs on low and would barely keep a family room warm. The o my way this thing can heat properly is if you have it ...

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Lopi Republic 1250
Review and ratings contributed by Mike Silva on Mar 20, 2019

In the six years I have used the stove the door hinge pins had to be replaced along with the door seal. When starting it is often hard to get a draw without smoke entering the room. I have had several wood stoves and this one is below average.

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Jotul F 100 Nordic QT
Review and ratings contributed by BikeMike on Feb 26, 2019

I reviewed this stove in 2013 and said this: "I love this stove. We have had it for about five years and it is our primary source of heat in our 850 sq ft house in Victoria, BC Canada. Lights easily, draws well and stays clean. Our damper is always wide open--I think that helps to avoid ...

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Jotul F 400 Castine
Review and ratings contributed by MacDuff on Jan 24, 2019

I’ve been using wood stoves for 50 years and have to say I am very disappointed by this one. It eats up wood and needs to be run full throttle to realize much heat. But even when shut down it goes through wood way too fast. No way to run it through the night. The box is actually much smaller ...

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Lopi Leyden
Review and ratings contributed by Keekeebirds on Jan 15, 2019

I forgot to mention in my previous review just minutes ago that we purchased the Lopi Leyden wood stove in 2013 and we have just learned that it was pulled off the market in 2012. We were never made aware of this when we purchased it and apparently that's why nobody including Travis Industries ...

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Lopi Leyden
Review and ratings contributed by Keekeebirds on Jan 15, 2019

I am going to agree with most of the other poor reviews. This stove is a very expensive piece of junk! We have burned with wood stoves all of our lives and we are in our 50's now. In 2013 we bought the Lopi Leyden wood stove and, like a lot of other people, the first-year it worked great. After ...

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Regency F2400 Classic
Review and ratings contributed by paul gordon on Jan 03, 2019

I have a 5 year old home so fully insulated. this 2400 regency- when it is over minus 10 outside- I cannot get it more than 60 degrees inside. very disappointed wish I had bought a pacific energy or napoleon. I paid 2000 the blower motor went- and the rona store in parry ...

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Jotul F500 Oslo
Review and ratings contributed by Brucerx on Dec 17, 2018

Have been using for 12 years and would agree with many of the criticisms: small ash pan and less than dynamic heat output compared to my previous Napoleon. Dirtiest stove I've ever owned, don't ever open front door! One plus is 24 inch capability

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Quadra-Fire 2100 Millennium
Review and ratings contributed by pbfallon on Dec 07, 2018

Have had the QF for 18 years. Never had any problems. I just replaced the door gasket..first one since I've had the stove. I burn Madrone mostly so no creasote build up. Or very little. I would buy this again.

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Jotul F500 Oslo
Review and ratings contributed by Todd Tissot on Nov 24, 2018

Widespread flaking of enamel, starting about 2 years after purchase, not provoked by water on unit, or anything else I can identify. Unit arrived with sticking of flue control, service technician subsequently found internal componentscwere bent. I think the company may have a poor quality control ...

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Pacific Energry True North TN19
Review and ratings contributed by redeyehawk on Oct 25, 2018

Have had my TN19 since 2011. Very few stoves this shape (why is that?). It loads north south (why would anyone want to load so the logs can tumble out onto the floor? Great stove . . . please continue to make 'em . . . and Thank You. Have had no issues with the damper, it controls the draft well, ...

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Lopi Endeavor
Review and ratings contributed by Bob on Oct 23, 2018

I live in rural Maine in a very well insulated renovated cape. I have 750 sq ft downstairs and 750 upstairs. I start the stove hot and let it cool down to just inside the low end of the "optimum" range on the thermometer which is where I run it. I heat primarily with heat pumps and use ...

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Jotul F 602 CB
Review and ratings contributed by JK on Oct 19, 2018

Probable the worst stove I've encountered in my life. It looks much better than it works. I'm guessing before it was required to have a secondary burn system this stove was decent. The secondary burn set up seems like after thought. They made a small firebox even smaller. I get the stove isn't big ...

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Jotul F 100 Nordic QT
Review and ratings contributed by Doubtlessclaims on Jun 24, 2018

Heater 'professionally' installed in May 2018 in Perth Western Australia This is a terrible heater, our biggest regret is not researching this more intensely. It emits constant smoke, which our supplier assures us it's just the paint curing (we are now in week 4 of constant heavy use and i can tell ...

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Quadra-Fire 4300 Millennium
Review and ratings contributed by Brad on May 28, 2018

Bought the step 4300 in 1999. Start it in October and let it go out in March. We use this the supplement the heat on a 2000 SQ. Foot split level house in Minnesota. This will roast us out of the house if we use one year dried oak on a ten degree day. We have to mix the wood and starve it for ...

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Vermont Castings Aspen 1920
Review and ratings contributed by Pissed off Al on May 17, 2018

Retards giving this a thumbs down. I got one for a real good price then after i bought it, read reviews and was so disappointed. Got it home and lit it up and am so happy. Get a good bed of coals going and this thing rocks. You may have to keep door open 1/16 of an inch for a bit but ignore the ...

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Blaze King King Classic KEJ 1107
Review and ratings contributed by Happy camper on May 01, 2018

Add a Blaze King King stove since 2006 the sing Burns Excellent Heats well one time I got 42 hours out of one load on believable

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