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Review of US Stove --- King 5502m -- Freestanding Stove burning Wood Pellets
Installation Type: Pellet/Corn - new Pellet Vent Setup
Date Reviewed: 2014-01-28 14:26:06

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): 750 | House Size (Sq feet): 3000
Bought in 2013 , Price Paid: 990
Location : Aberdeen, MD 21001, US
Purchased from: Other Store Type (Furniture/etc) - Tractor Supply

Likes: Large Hopper
Looks Good
Heats Very Well

Dislikes: Room Fan Could be Stronger and is Noisy on High
No Ash Pan
Manual is not the Best Regarding How to Operate

Comments: I love this stove! There are a lot of mixed reviews out there about it, but if you like to do things yourself, this stove is no problem. I say that because if there is a problem with the stove, US Stove will mail you the part and you install it. I installed the stove myself using 4" pipe and have burned almost a half of ton of pellets with great results. Stove operates better using higher quality pellets, due to not having an ash pan. I have read people going a week without cleaning the stove with no issues, but I clean it out about every 24 hrs or so. A bag on lowest setting last about 15 hrs and puts out 130 degrees heat. On setting 3 it puts out about 160 degrees heat. Settings 4 and 5 I have yet to try. This is using Hamer's pellets. I really can't complain, I wanted to save a few thousand dollars by buying this stove and installing myself versus a higher line model. It does its job, it just doesn't have the bells and whistles as the other brands. Customer service seemed knowledgeable and helpful when I 've called about operating questions.

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