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Review of Vermont Castings --- encore defiant -- Freestanding Stove burning Wood/Coal

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Review of Vermont Castings --- encore defiant -- Freestanding Stove burning Wood/Coal
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): 800 | House Size (Sq feet): 2000
Bought in 1993 , Price Paid: 1700
Location : Albany, NY 12201, USA
Purchased from: Fireplace Retail Store - Alternative Energy syste

Likes: Very efficient, good use of wood fuel. Controllable in high wind area.

Dislikes: somewhat difficult to clean chiminey when installed with a rear exit pipe, then vertical pipe.

Comments:

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