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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): | House Size (Sq feet):
Bought in 1999 , Price Paid:
Location : Elmer, NJ 8318, USA
Purchased from: Fireplace Retail Store -

Likes: The stove is very well made.

Dislikes: The stove is impossible to clean over the top firebricks. Ash accumulates in this area on its way to the vent. Also the glass will not keep clean. After having a Vermont Castings Resolute stove for 20 years I bought the Aspen and was very disappointed. In fact I am going to sell it this fall an get another brand. I have burned wood from my 27 acre woodlot for over 20 years so, I think I know stoves and understand how they work.


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