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Post in 'The Hearth Room - Wood Stoves and Fireplaces' started by cb550chopper, Nov 28, 2012.

  1. HotCoals

    HotCoals Minister of Fire

    Oct 27, 2010
    Get the king and the wood if all is good!
    Check the stove for cracks!
    Then but a new cat just to be sure!

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  2. cb550chopper

    cb550chopper New Member

    Nov 26, 2012
    how about a fisher papa bear i can get one of those for 200 bucks thats been completely restored new paint and bricks all ready to go
  3. daleeper

    daleeper Minister of Fire

    Dec 18, 2006
    NC MO
    Well did you get that BK stove yet?

    If you haven't gone to see it, check the top side of the firebox for warping at the bypass opening, as they are known to warp. Also check the cat, but at the price you are looking at, you can put a new cat in and still be good if everything else is good.

    Whether it will heat your house from the basement is a whole other issue. If you have good air flow, and the house is insulated well, it should. If you have trouble with getting the warm air upstairs, then you'll wish the stove was upstairs.

    Good luck, let us know what you have done.

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