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Review of HearthStone --- Bennington -- Freestanding Stove burning Wood only

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Review of HearthStone --- Bennington -- 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): 600 | House Size (Sq feet): 3000
Bought in 2001 , Price Paid: 1700
Location : Catskill, ny 12414,
Purchased from: Mail Order/Internet Retailer - Lehman

Likes: Double wall cast iron.

Dislikes: All gaskets came loose after first 2 fires.

Comments: Stove gives off very little heat. Manufacturer web site rates from 40000 to 80000 btu. No way. Inserted inside stove was card stating 26000 btu.
Burns for 4 to 5 hours max.

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