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  1. wkpoor

    wkpoor Minister of Fire

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    Thanks Jeff for conducting the test and by doing so I've learned a little more about cat stoves. You pointed out the lack of smoke which for the non cats thats a real good thing. I too have noticed they take off fast and put off very little if any smoke. I pulled the trigger on another Elm and for awhile was going with the cat version. But Steve talked me out of it. So for now since I'm getting an easy 10-12 hrs on a load I'm happy with that.

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  2. jeff_t

    jeff_t Minister of Fire

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    Sweet. You putting one upstairs then? I'd like to look at one in my living room. I think. They look neat in a picture.
  3. wkpoor

    wkpoor Minister of Fire

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    Thats the plan to put it on the first floor. With how warm its been getting I might not have enough winter left to give it a full test.
  4. BrowningBAR

    BrowningBAR Minister of Fire

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    I did look into the Elm after we talked. The lack of a UL listing was a deal breaker when it came to insurance.
  5. wkpoor

    wkpoor Minister of Fire

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    I found out the other day the original Elms were listed and did have tags. Steve said after the time span from when they quit building them to now they may want another test but you get them from UL and they cost about 2 bucks each. I guess without the tag I'll just need plenty of clearance but that will be the case anyway. My insurance knows I have a stove in the house. As to what kind and how much I use it they have never asked and I have never volunteered the info.

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