Review of Woodstock Soapstone --- Progress Hybrid -- Freestanding Stove burning Wood only
Installation Type: Wood/Coal - Freestanding into metal Chimney
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): 240 | House Size (Sq feet): 2400
Bought in 2017 , Price Paid: 3800
Location : Rubicon, WI 53078, USA
Purchased from: Direct From Manufacturer -
Front glass is excellent for viewing, combined with the visible secondary burn makes for a great fire show. Glass does not soot up.
Burns so clean that smoke seldom visible. Combination of the secondary air burn plus catalyst to clean the remaining smoke really works.
Controls are easy to use.
Huge ash drawer for more days between emptying..
Holds the heat for a long time.
Easy to restart after the fire dies down to coals.
Catalyst can be swapped out in 1 minute with no tools.
Attractive design and high quality workmanship
Side loading more difficult than the top loading on my former stove.
No adjustments on the legs to accommodate mounting on uneven surfaces.
No available warming shelves
Of the four stoves I've used over the past 35 years, this one is head and shoulders above the rest.
* Dates that reviews were submitted were not recorded prior to Nov. 2004