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Review of Napoleon --- 1400 -- Freestanding Stove burning Wood only

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Review of Napoleon --- 1400 -- Freestanding Stove burning Wood only
Installation Type: Wood/Coal - into masonry chimney
Date Reviewed: prior to Nov. 2004*)

Satisfaction Ratings from 5 stars (best) to 1 star (worst)
Satisfaction with unit = ✰✰✰✰✰
Satisfaction with dealer = ✰✰✰
Satisfaction with manufacturer = ✰✰✰✰✰

Other Information about the Home and Stove
Room Size (Sq ft): 400 | House Size (Sq feet): 1000
Bought in 2001 , Price Paid: 1150
Location : Harrison, MI 48625, US
Purchased from: Fireplace Retail Store - Hearth of the Home - harrison MI

Likes: Very easy to use. no catalyst to maintain. wonderful view through the glass door of a finely tuned fire. Well made. Good factory support with answering questions/ finding obscure parts.

Dislikes: Still haven't been able to maintain a consistently hot fire throughout the 3-5 hours of one burn. Temp seems to get hot for the first 1-2 hours then cool down. This may be common with all stoves or be because of my masonry chimney installation.

Comments: I bought this stove because I read other reviews on this site. It's the only stove that had all positive reviews. I am very satisfied with the purchase.

* Dates that reviews were submitted were not recorded prior to Nov. 2004