Review of Lopi:Travis Industries --- Rockport -- Freestanding Stove burning Wood only

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Review of Lopi:Travis Industries --- Rockport -- Freestanding Stove burning Wood only
Installation Type: Wood/Coal - Freestanding into metal Chimney
Date Reviewed: 2018-09-22 02:25:46

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): 400 | House Size (Sq feet): 1899
Bought in 2016 , Price Paid: 3200
Location : Arlington , Wa 98223, Usa
Purchased from: Direct From Manufacturer - All seasons spa and stove

Likes: Beautiful stove amazing heater
Easy to operate
Usually predictable
Fan moves a ton of air
Needs only non combustible surface to sit on
8-10 hour burns on softwood
Temperature controlled fan will shut off when unit gets to about 200 degrees

Dislikes: Can’t fit soot eater in bypass door area
E/w loading only hard to fit a full load in
Unprotected combustor
Door seems to be a weak link
Ash pan is not sealed from stove
Ash can get behind ash drawer causing pan not to seal
Fan is loud even on low
Latch is a pain to adjust

Comments: Dealer. While a great guy and super friendly and helpful he contracts installs out. Issue have to be dealt with installer who is always booked a minimum of two weeks out

I’ve been having issues with it lately. Last year I noticed that the door wouldn’t seal even when the latch is adjusted and only in the top right corner. Had it checked out and they replaced it under warranty. Checked it again this year 2018 and it is doing it again. Lopi is saying it was most likely overfired which it wasn’t and actually used less this last year than before. Possibly took out the combustor as it has fallen apart. Will see what they say here soon. Can’t load it very full as it’s only an easy to west loader.

I rushed buying a stove and didn’t really shop around so if I had to do it again I probably wouldn’t have picked this one. Lesson learned



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