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new enviro boston 1700 coming home

Post in 'The Hearth Room - Wood Stoves and Fireplaces' started by pharmsaler, Sep 15, 2011.

  1. pharmsaler

    pharmsaler Member

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    I have read every article, every piece of feedback, every comment on here about the Enviro fireplaces. I have looked at almost every other brand out there as well.

    I finally placed my order on Monday for the Enviro Boston 1700 and the dealer called tonight and said that my stove is in already. I'm going tomorrow to pick up my new stove, now all I need is some cold weather soon.....

    I will post pictures and share my experience with you all.

    Thanks to all that have helped me out with some silly questions and their experiences thus far

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  2. pyronut

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    Congrats!!! Keep us updated.
  3. kingquad

    kingquad Minister of Fire

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    If your wood is dry, your gonna love it. Post some picks for us. I've only seen the brochure pics. It's a great insert.
  4. mhrischuk

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    Great choice and a good looking insert!
  5. Stump_Branch

    Stump_Branch Minister of Fire

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    Yes pictures, i kept trying to see one but no one had one in stock. They look great though.
  6. raybonz

    raybonz Minister of Fire

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    Congrats I look forward to the pics!

    Ray
  7. pharmsaler

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    Future home of Enviro Boston 1700

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    Still on crate

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  9. Swedishchef

    Swedishchef Minister of Fire

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    that is a nice looking machine!
    Andrew
  10. raybonz

    raybonz Minister of Fire

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    Beautiful insert!

    Ray
  11. kingquad

    kingquad Minister of Fire

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    That is going to look awesome when it's installed. You'll be a warm and happy man this winter. Cheers
  12. Stump_Branch

    Stump_Branch Minister of Fire

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    How big is this firebox in that pretty monster?
  13. kingquad

    kingquad Minister of Fire

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    2.5 cuft
  14. pharmsaler

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    She's a 2.5 cubic footer


    I am planning on burning all pressed wood, that way I have no mess of wood coming in and out of the house...and....the wife wont yell at me any more
  15. kingquad

    kingquad Minister of Fire

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    I burned some last year. You'll never get near the burn times you'll get from real wood. Also, loading the firebox up full of those things will send your stove nuclear. Ask me how I know.
  16. pharmsaler

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    2 more days and counting until the install is complete. The electrician came over and has prepped the hearth by drilling a 1" hole in the left front of the firebox down and on an angle to where the original blower fans were for the heatilator that is in the base of the hearth. I was concerned because I thought this was going to be the most challenging part, nope he was in and out in less than an hour. Charged me $35 and said will be back to re-install the plug end for the fans on Friday. ( we will have to cut the plug off the fireplace in order to feed it down the hole and a new plug end will be installed then)

    Damn weather guy said it will be like 70 degrees through the weekend, When I want it to get cold it wont!!!!!
  17. jatoxico

    jatoxico Minister of Fire

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    Good luck with the new insert! The Boston was on my short list too.
  18. pharmsaler

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    Installers just left, everything went better than expected!! it took about 2 hours to get the heatform cut out, then after that, maybe an hour to drop the liner, attache the liner, reinstall the surround. there you have it, installed!!!!!


    I will upload pics soon
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    Good, cuz we will refuse to believe you until we see the pics! :)
  20. raybonz

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    Congrats and what Brownie said!

    Ray
  21. pharmsaler

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    Here it is, bad thing is installer asked me not to burn for 2-3 days so all his hi-temp caulk will set up appropriately.

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    Bummer, she looks great. Oh well, I guess that will give you time to get a hearth extension.
  23. tfdchief

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    Wow, that is absolutely gorgeous.
  24. rdust

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    If it burns near as good as it looks you'll be in business!

    I suspect it'll see some cord wood at some point in it's future. :)
  25. raybonz

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    That looks like it has been there for decades! Very nice look to it!!!

    Ray

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