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  1. ConRon

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    Im about to buy a wood stove and Im trying to choose between a Englander (from Home Depot) or a Lopi Republic 1250. Any opinions are welcome. Do not want to buy the cheaper one and regret it later. Area is about 800 sq. ft. Thanks
     

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  2. EatenByLimestone

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    In my opinion, buyers remorse is a horrible thing.

    http://www.lopistoves.com/images/images_Numbered/Medium/104346.jpg

    If you go for the Lopi, you will have a chubby golden retriever puppy eating your socks.... One more reason for half of a pair of socks to disappear. And I can tell you from experience, I have one laying on my feet now, golden retrievers don't stay that small.

    Englanders are good stoves, I'm sure Lopis are too. Pick the one that makes you happiest.

    Matt
     
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    I have owned both; finances aside I would buy the Lopi if at all possible. The Englander isn't a bad stove, but the Lopi in my opinion is a great stove. That said if money is tight the Englander isn't a bad buy at all.
     
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