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Review of RSF Energy --- Opel 2 -- Fireplace Inserted Stove burning Wood only

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Review of RSF Energy --- Opel 2 -- Fireplace Inserted Stove burning Wood only
Installation Type: Wood/Coal - Freestanding into metal Chimney
Date Reviewed: 2011-11-04 00:11:09

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): 400 | House Size (Sq feet): 2000
Bought in 2010 , Price Paid: ?
Location : Brooklyn, WI 53521, United States
Purchased from: Fireplace Retail Store -

Likes: Seems to burn very cleanly with dry wood. First time my wife used it she burned black locust and had hot coals 24 hrs after she lit it. Normal burn time on good hard wood 8 hours. This unit works very well with no fan, it is designed to move about 200cfm naturally, therefore you can use no fan and run it very quietly. I heat a restored 1860 farm house with the unit on one end and no back up heat source (plug in electric if I have to). Use about 1 face cord a week, in southern wisconsin.

Dislikes: Doesn't burn as long as a Blaze King. I don't have any experience with other units so I cannot compare.

Comments: RSF techs are very helpful.

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