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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): 500 | House Size (Sq feet): 1800
Bought in 2001 , Price Paid: 513
Location : , NJ , USA
Purchased from: Fireplace Retail Store -

Likes: Nice looking stove. Once the stove gets going it throws off some good heat for it's size.

Dislikes: Small fire box. Hard to establish good draft. Cheap Handle. You need plenty of SMALL Splits of wood. You are lucky if you get 2-3 hours on a load of wood on slow burn but watch for cresote.

Comments: If you are looking for a functional stove that can maintain a fire overnight, look elsewhere. If you are looking for a nice decoration that you can have a fire in once in a while, this is your stove.

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