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Review of Blaze King --- Princess -- Freestanding Stove burning Wood only

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Review of Blaze King --- Princess -- 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): 20 x 12 | House Size (Sq feet): 1700
Bought in 2000 , Price Paid: 1500
Location : North Pole, AK 99705, USA
Purchased from: Home Center/Hardware - Spenards Building Supply

Likes: None

Dislikes: The catalyst housing warped and welds gave way. The door seal is poor even after new gasket and adjustments.

Comments: Blaze King claims you can maintain a hot fire in the box for extended periods of time. The stove was used in Alaska and burned very frequently for 6-7 months at a stretch. The stove is easy to overfire. The Blaze King is of poor quality for extensive use. I do not recommend the Blaze King for extremely cold climates. It is a stove for intermintent use.

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