Review of Jotul --- F400 Castine -- Freestanding Stove burning Wood only
Installation Type: Wood/Coal - Freestanding into metal Chimney
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): 1000
Bought in 2009 , Price Paid: 1699
Location : , RI ,
Purchased from: Fireplace Retail Store -
Well built, nice looking.
Very sensitive to chimney height 15\' not enough, wood moisture content and wood size (prefers small splits).
I have 15\' of straight chimney and that is marginal; get smoke rollover when door is open and log placement is critical due to minimal draft. Burns excellent when wood is below 20 % moisture content and smaller splits are placed to ensure air gap between logs.
* Dates that reviews were submitted were not recorded prior to Nov. 2004