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Review of Country Flame --- O2 -- Fireplace Inserted Stove burning Wood only

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Review of Country Flame --- O2 -- Fireplace Inserted Stove burning Wood only
Installation Type: Wood/Coal - into existing Fireplace
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): | House Size (Sq feet): 1100
Bought in 2004 , Price Paid: 2800
Location : Huntsville, AR 72740, CSA
Purchased from: Fireplace Retail Store - Spavinaw Stove

Likes: Excellent heat source and efficient, attractive installation into zero clearance Superior/Lennox fireplace. Required no panels to cover space between unit and original firebox due to design of this unit being specifically built for zero clearance fireplaces. Two blowers on each side of the O2 Insert blend well with the design of fireplace and run smoothly and quietly. Their website is at: www.countryflame.com

Dislikes: Unit is heavy @ 422 lbs. Heat output can easily get too hot for room if you're not experienced with building fires. Unit could be rated for a larger sq. ft. house instead of 1000 - 2000 as currently advertised. Door glass gets sooty easily although it cleans easily by dipping a damp rag into ashes and rubbing soot off after glass has cooled. This task takes requires only about five minutes.

Comments: I recommend this stove and brand name to anyone and the dealer, Spavinaw Stove in Gentry, AR was a responsible dealer, knowledgeable about the mfg., easy to work with and they made sure the installation was performed correctly.

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