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Review of Harman --- Oakwood -- Freestanding Stove burning Wood only

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Review of Harman --- Oakwood -- Freestanding Stove burning Wood only
Installation Type: Wood/Coal - into existing Fireplace
Date Reviewed: 2007-12-08 08:59:08

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): 500 | House Size (Sq feet): 3500
Bought in 2005 , Price Paid: 1475
Location : Erie, PA 16501, USA
Purchased from: Fireplace Retail Store - Weaver WoodCrafters

Likes: Top Loading
Excellent burn times
Heat Output
Beauty
Quality
Ease of use
Griddle cooking & drop in grill
Excellent heat control

Dislikes: Ash pan could be better, maybe bigger, owner's manual is weak. I hope this stove performs as well in ten years as it has the first 3 years of use. I'm hoping it will not have the high maintenance and expense issues like a cat stove!

Comments: I've been burning wood now for almost 25 years, have owned numerous stoves (the quest for the perfect stove) and this is the best I've ever owned. This stove puts out the heat of a Jotul Firelight but with twice the burn time. I'm very impressed with the efficiency of the stove (has to be getting close to 90% with the afterburner)Can't go wrong!

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