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

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Review of Vermont Castings --- Dutchwest Federal Large -- Freestanding Stove burning Wood only
Installation Type: Wood/Coal - Freestanding into metal Chimney
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): 1400 | House Size (Sq feet): 2500
Bought in 2000 , Price Paid: 300
Location : North Conway, NH 3860, USA
Purchased from: Other Store Type (Furniture/etc) - Bought used over Interne

Likes: Heats quickly, side loading, holds heat well

Dislikes: Firebox WAY too small. Catalytic converter has to be run over 1200 -1400 degrees to stay clean and not cause stove to smoke. The door is too small.

Comments: This is an older model, probably originally bought in 1988, but still is cranking out the heat and is fairly attractive to look at.

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