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Review of Vermont Castings --- Dutchwest Large Model 264 -- Freestanding Stove burning Wood only

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Review of Vermont Castings --- Dutchwest Large Model 264 -- Freestanding Stove burning Wood only
Installation Type: Wood/Coal - into existing Fireplace
Date Reviewed: prior to Nov. 2004*)

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 1999 , Price Paid: $1069
Location : Woodbridge, VA 22191, USA
Purchased from: Fireplace Retail Store - Woodburners Two

Likes: Unit is attractive & easy to load. It has really made up for the lack of warmth from our heat-pump.

Dislikes: It seems nearly impossible to hold a fire overnight without getting a lot of cresote on the glass, even after filling with oak before going to bed. It seemed to take forever for the dealer to install-even though we purchased the stove in May.

Comments: We have really enjoyed the stove & look forward to the winter-last winter wasn't much of a test.

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