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Review of Vermont Castings --- Aspen -- Freestanding Stove burning Wood only

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Review of Vermont Castings --- Aspen -- Freestanding Stove burning Wood only
Installation Type: Wood/Coal - into masonry 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): 1120 (Baseme | House Size (Sq feet): 2107
Bought in 2000 , Price Paid: $599.00
Location : Whiting, NJ , US
Purchased from: Fireplace Retail Store - Fireplaces Unlimitded

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Likes: I like the stove, good looking and I hope it will surve our need. I have it the basement of our log cabin to take out the cold when we need it. I did have an old Vermont Casting unit in use, I just didn't like it. So we replaced it with this unit.

Dislikes: I have burned wood in stoves for the past 15 years so I know what to do. But I have problem with getting a draft started with this stove. I think it is the design of the stove. I know it's not the chimney because I had a stove in that place for 5 years. The dealer told me I that I'm doing somthing wrong, so I have to wait for them to send a service tech. out to look at the problem. If he has the same problem THE STOVE WILL BEING GOING BACK.

Comments: When I get a draft going the stove puts out. I hope the Dealer can solve the problem, but I think the problem is the stove.

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