It's not off my long term list. But it is still too early to tell if it would fit my needs. Ideally I would like to do three of the same stove. So, if the Progress has a problem holding a full load and burning at a certain temp, I'm not sure if that is for me. But, the occasional report that it can burn for 24 hours is promising. Also, with three stoves start-up time is important, and soapstone is slower to heat up. If you are only dealing with one stove, it really isn't that much of a difference, but when three stoves are involved, that is extra time spent waiting for heat each time. The difference from the 30 and Defiant when compared to the Heritage is pretty big when it comes to throwing heat and warming the room.