Review of Jotul --- F400 Castine -- Freestanding Stove burning Wood only Wood Stove and Fireplace Review Section - thousands of ratings and reviews on wood, pellet and gas stoves and fireplaces

Review of Jotul --- F400 Castine -- Freestanding Stove burning Wood only
Installation Type: Wood/Coal - into masonry chimney
Date Reviewed: prior to Nov. 2004*)

Satisfaction Ratings from 5 stars (best) to 1 star (worst)
Satisfaction with unit = ✰✰✰✰✰
Satisfaction with dealer = ✰✰✰✰
Satisfaction with manufacturer =

Other Information about the Home and Stove
Room Size (Sq ft): 350 | House Size (Sq feet): 1400
Bought in 2000 , Price Paid: 1550 (enamel)
Location : , CT , USA
Purchased from: Fireplace Retail Store - Preston Trading Post

Likes: Current oil price today $1.46 gal. Outside temp. 17 deg. Inside my living room giving me the opportunity to pass on this information to you or whomever about this fantastic Jotul F400-Castine a very warm 86 deg.

Dislikes: Ash pan seems a little small being I have to empty it every 2 days when burning continuous. Probably normal for most stoves? Glass doors get very black when burning slow, but become crystal clear when I fire it between 500 and 650 degrees on top of stove,not pipe. Every other week end I let stove cool to room temp. and clean glass with RUTLAND glass cleaner with silicone. This is a beautiful casting and would match any living room like a fine piece of furniture. Needless to say we love our F400-Castine. It was a great investment. To the oilman we won't see you to soon!


* Dates that reviews were submitted were not recorded prior to Nov. 2004