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Review of Napoleon --- 1100 pedistal -- Freestanding Stove burning Wood only

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Review of Napoleon --- 1100 pedistal -- Freestanding Stove burning Wood only
Installation Type: Wood/Coal - Freestanding into metal Chimney
Date Reviewed: 2010-01-20 19:44:49

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): 300 | House Size (Sq feet): 1400
Bought in 2009 , Price Paid: 1455
Location : Owen Sound, On , Canada
Purchased from: Select Store Type -

Likes: Great looking stove, Efficient burn, can be placed very close to combustibles. Air wash on glass does an adequate job of keeping it clean.

Dislikes: The overall efficiency is not translated into heat output. The stove is a compromise between heat output and low clearance to combustibles. Seems you can\'t have both. Top with its extra metal cladding does not get hot enough to cook on.

Comments: I run this stove 24-7 from October to April. Sadly I am putting too much wood into it for the heat I am getting out of it. I am unable to heat my 1400 sq foot house as was suggested by the manufacturer. Now looking for a replacement.

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