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Review of HearthStone --- Morgan -- Fireplace Inserted Stove burning Wood only

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Review of HearthStone --- Morgan -- Fireplace Inserted Stove burning Wood only
Installation Type: Wood/Coal - into existing Fireplace
Date Reviewed: 2006-12-11 23:47:17

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):
Bought in 2006 , Price Paid:
Location : Toronto, ON , Canada
Purchased from: Fireplace Retail Store -

Likes: Large glass door

Dislikes: Air control lever doesn't properly control air supply into stove - Impossible to have a slow, long burn.
Poorly configured air channel around back of stove results in fan blowing very little hot air.
Fan is noisy.
Rheostat to control fan speed has a short life span.
Soapstone inside insert doesn't radiate any additional heat.
Cotter pin holding handle in place loosens when stove heats up.

Comments: This is a poorly designed and executed product. Hearthstone freestanding stoves may be quality products, but this insert is a dud. So far, my dealer has been unable to get Hearthstone to acknowledge any of these problems.

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