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  1. M

    First time: Installing ceramic fiber board insulation in firebox

    Installer will be arriving in a few weeks to install a new Hearthstone Clydesdale II fireplace insert in our antique house here in southeast Massachusetts. In prepping the firebox, besides cleaning it out, I decided it would be a nice detail to add 1/2" ceramic fiber board insulation to the...
  2. J

    Gasket length

    Have a Clydesdale 8491 that needs the door gasket gasket replaced. Notice that the Clydesdale gasket kit comes with a 10.5' 1/2" rope. Kit is pricey though. Will a Rutland 7' rope be long enough? Rough measure of the door/ gasket area seems to be about 78".
  3. J

    Understanding Insert temperature

    Have a Clydesdale insert. Second season using it and enjoy it quite a bit. Am still trying to understand the idea of not overfiring the insert. So have a temp gauge just behind the grate. Also have IR gun. Hearthstone mentions not to regularly go above 600. I can get there pretty quickly and can...
  4. R

    Hearthstone Clydesdale

    Hey all, Just bought a new house over the summer up in New England and it comes with a Hearthstone Clydesdale insert. I've read a ton about running them, but I had a question for anyone more familiar with an EPA stove (my first time running something like this). Manual says not to "regularly...
  5. jmanieri

    Clydesdale - Babysitting and Smoke Smell - Help and Feedback please

    Hello fellow wood burners, I am a new member and a new owner of a Hearthstone Clydesdale fireplace wood burning insert. Some of you may have heard of it, I am hoping. I am having a problem getting the burn time up to its advertised 10 hours and I am getting a strong smell of smoke through out...
  6. ChevWood15

    Hearthstone or Enviro?

    New member here! Been lurking through many threads, now time to ask. My wife and I had an old Fisher stove insert that's on its last legs. We have been looking at new inserts for a while. Its narrowed down to the Hearthstone Clydesdale and the Enviro Boston 1700. Just looking for any advice...
  7. G

    Hearthstone Clydesdale or BK Princess?

    Hi all, I've narrowed my search for an insert to either the Clydesdale or the Princess. I've called around to several nearby retailers and they are both similarly priced. I've done a general spec comparison but I'd love to hear some feedback on advantages/disadvantages of these stoves. Of...
  8. L

    Hearthstone Clydesdale - Measuring Stove Temperature

    Hello All, I am new to the forum & have been reading some other posts on the Hearthstone Clydesdale wood burning insert about measuring temperature & over-firing, but couldn't find an exact answer/experience with my questions so I figured I would try a new post out. I live in CT & purchased...