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  1. fenway

    Hearthstone Clydesdale 8492 Review After 2 Months

    Hi, everyone. I'm new to this forum but have been checking it out for the last 10 years when I need advice. We finally had a Hearthstone Clydesdale installed about two months ago after a four month wait. We have had a Hearthstone Equinox for over a decade and love it, but we have mixed feelings...
  2. J

    Wood stove size

    I have a new construction house with a 1500sqft basement. The main area in the basement is 30x35 and there are two other rooms that make up the rest of the space(room doors can be left open)Basement walls are 8ft 6”. We have a stair well that goes upstairs that can be left open and I plan to...
  3. N

    Lopi Evergreen vs Hearthstone Clydesdale for wood insert install

    Hi there! I am trying to decide between a Lopi Evergreen and Hearthstone Clydesdale. I am currently in NE ohio and house is a little less than 2000 sq ft. It has 2 levels (ground and basement). I currently heat my house primarily off of oil and would like to use the wood insert as my primary...
  4. C

    Hearthstone Clydesdale Insert 8492 Open port

    Hi there, new Hearthstone Clydesdale user here! Had some issues last night with the stove running away more than expected and might need a replacement gasket but tightened up the door handle spring and we're doing better on the "dollar bill test." We noticed tonight though, that there's an...
  5. B

    Stove Sizing Advice - Hearthstone Craftsbury

    Hi All! I thank anyone who takes the time to respond to this thread. I hope it helps not only myself, but anyone in the same situation or who might be considering the same stove. I a trying to heat a three season room that is approximately 20x16(320sqft& 2,960cf). The room is constructed on...
  6. J

    Clydesdale hybrid stinks

    Hello everyone, I’m new to this forum and just had a hearthstone Clydesdale installed about a month ago. I’ve followed manual regarding break in fires. I’m to the point where I’ve got this thing cranking out the heat. The problem is the smell. Hot metal/ chemical smell. I can’t sit and...
  7. M

    Paint peeling inside firebox

    I recently purchased a hearthstone shelburne. Followed the procedures for break in fires (had about 5), and have been slowly learning how to use. I’ve been very careful on not trying to overheat, although I had one nervy moment where it got to around 550 (though I’m seeing it’s likey not a big...
  8. W

    Furnace fan + woodstove. What am I overlooking?

    Last winter I self-installed an Ambiance Hipster 20/Hearthstone GM60 wood stove, and it’s been a dream. No draft issues. No complaints. Other than when we’ve been away, we haven’t had to use our oil furnace at all, which is ideal given the trends for heating oil prices. The one drawback of...
  9. M

    New shelburne getting black on glass

    Just had my new shelburne installed and have been using after about 5-6 break in fires. Still working out kinks, but almost every fire is producing black film on glass. My wood that I’m using is all below 20% moisture and hardwood. Any thoughts to what it might be?
  10. T

    Mansfield, First cat stove - operating questions

    I had the new Hearthstone Mansfield stove installed this year and have been running it for a week now, and have a couple questions for folks more experienced than I with operating cat stoves: 1. After reloading, is it ok to engage the catalyst right away if it’s well in the active range still...
  11. A

    Is Manchester and hearth pad too heavy for existing joists?

    I'm entirely new to Hearth forum and to wood stoves. Had a traditional, original fireplace in my previous house, no problems. Bought a Hearthstone Manchester for our current home (hasn't been installed yet) and am beginning to lay out hearth pad. My first plan was Hardie board installed on top...
  12. N

    Final Decision (indecision!) between Jotul F55, Hearthstone Shelburne or Manchester, and Woodstock Ideal Steel

    Hi Folks! Coming in for a landing on a final decision about my stove purchase :). Based on all the feedback on this forum I think I'm going to stay away from the F500 Oslo v3. I don't really want to spend that much money on a new stove and potentially have to do things like plug the ashpan...
  13. N

    Hearthstone Manchester or Shelburne for a 1200-1800Sqft home? Or other recommendations, needs to be REAR-VENTing

    Hi all! Recently purchased a new home and we are replacing a problematic stove (missing some parts etc). We have a chimney build into the home with a large (8"?) diameter hole for a stove pipe vent to be attached to it and that's how the last stove was, so we are looking for wood stoves with...
  14. A

    Worth it to rebuild 2008 Hearthstone Tribute 8040 or is it even necessary

    I have a Hearthstone Tribute 8040, purchased & installed in 2008. We’ve used it perhaps 40-60x each winter that we’ve lived here. This past year, we ran out of the wood that we had from clearing our land 13 years ago & bought split, kiln-dried spruce & have been burning much more often than...
  15. Chill in Northern VT

    Hearthstone iii Top Stones...Cement?

    Hi Everyone. I picked up a barely used little Hearthstone iii this year and we have been using it with great success after a thorough cleaning. We recently replaced the door/glass gaskets. After a day of 65+MPH winds and crazy gusting, I got some back-drafts out of the top of the stove that...
  16. N

    Hearthstone Shelburne 8372 Operation

    I haven't found any reviews or feedback on this stove and I've had a couple of people reach out with questions about my experience with it, so I figured I'd do my part and contribute what I've learned so far. Stove: 2021 Hearthstone Shelburne (8372) Flue Exit: Rear Chimney: Exterior masonry...
  17. S

    Sizing for an unconventional home in Northern MN

    Hello, I'm trying to size a stove correctly for our home in Northern MN, near Grand Rapids. It's an 800 square foot floor plan, BUT, with a 300 square foot or so large loft and high ceilings everywhere else. There are also a ton of windows and doors for such a small house. The weather gets...
  18. MEngineer24

    Hearthstone Wood Stove Help

    I found this Hearthstone stove posted near my area. I was wondering if anyone had any information on it. It looks a little worse for wear on the exterior. Has anyone ever restored/repainted enamel before? Also, the firebox looks to be in decent shape other than a few bricks appear to be cracked...
  19. B

    Wood burning insert price, does this sound right?

    I recently purchased a home and would like to have a wood burning insert installed in one of my fireplaces. I was given a rough quote of $3150 for a hearthstone green mountain insert with surround plate and about $1600 for installation and the chimney liner would not be insulated. Total $4750...
  20. L

    Worth buying 19 year old used hearthstone Phoenix?

    Hey everyone, I’ve been reading a ton on here for a month or so trying to decide what to go with for replacing my fireplace (very helpful thank you!). I finally decided on a wood stove and am pretty sure I want to get a hearthstone. I was originally thinking shelburne but after seeing a Phoenix...
  21. D

    Hearthstone stove help

    newbe here: i bought a used Harvest model- can anyone tell me what year it is? I’ve only burned twice and it smells odd when burning, almost like an ‘electrical’ fire smell. I know areas on the stove were repainted right before I bought it, and the side door itself was actually smoking, so I’m...
  22. M

    New Guy Questions... 8" to 6" and stove installation

    Hi all, I'm a new wood stove owner trying to do his homework. I have a lot to learn. I bought a house with an old Hearthstone H1 in the basement (the upstairs has gas heat, but not the finished basement). About 1000 square feet up and down. I replaced the glass and gaskets (both needed doing)...
  23. M

    DIY Stove Replacement? 8" to 6" and other new guy questions

    Hi all, I'm a new wood stove owner trying to do his homework. I have a lot to learn. I bought a house with an old Hearthstone H1 in the basement (the upstairs has gas heat, but not the finished basement). About 1000 square feet up and down. I replaced the glass and gaskets (both needed doing)...
  24. R

    Corner Installation Clearances for Hearthstone Equinox

    I've decided on a new Hearthstone Equinox wood stove. Right now I'm in the hearth pad design phase. Ive been trying to get things designed and laid out before the stove arrives and upon reading the installation manual i've noticed that the corner installation specs are way greater than the...
  25. 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...
  26. T

    Hearthstone Mansfield baffle support position

    I can't get my baffle support to sit upright, as the parts dialogue displays. As my photos 1-3 show, it flops down flat, essentially enveloping my front secondary tube. I've sat it in an 'upside down T' shape on top of the front baffle, but it still falls down. As photos 4 & 5 show, i moved it...
  27. T

    Hearthstone Mansfield 8011

    How exactly do I position the t-shaped front baffle support? I'm new to this stove and would appreciate any tips and insights regarding this, and possibly anything else veteran users might think I need to know. Thanks.
  28. O

    New hearthstone line. Green mountain cat

    See pic I guess the soapstone is inside?
  29. B

    Hearthstone Homestead Rear Panel Replacement

    Has anyone replaced the rear or back panel of a hearthstone stove? What does this entail? We have a beautiful stove with a crack near the collar on the back panel. Our chimney guy said it would cost $2000 to replace but the part costs $700. That makes me think it isn't easy, but if we could do...
  30. M

    Auger Motor and Flanged Bearing Question

    Hello, I have 2 of the Hearthstone soapstone pellet stoves, 1 in the basement, and 1 in the living room that we use the most. Now on the coldest week of the year in upstate NY the one in the living room auger bearings went making a loud squealing sound. Not one of the dealers will even make sm...