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    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...
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    Woodstock Absolute Steel - choosing new stove

    Can’t figure out how to edit the post name- looking at the Absolute Steel .. sorry for confusion.... So I think I may have narrowed down my choice on replacing my older hearthstone, I see nothing but good reviews from Woodstock and am looking at the AS line, i have only burned on a non-cat any...
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    Tips for operating an Ideal Steel

    Hi all! I've been a lurker, and finally decided to join after the wealth of knowledge I have gained on here. I recently had an experience I never want to repeat, a chimney fire, so I am completely replacing my heating appliances. We just bought our house in June. We inherited an EPA Exempt US...
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    Ideal Steel may not fit.....Help!

    On the ragged edge of not being able to use the ash pan with rear vent. Can someone provide me with an accurate measurements of the following from an Ideal Steel: 1. Distance from floor to top of stove pipe on a rear vent installation. 2. Distance from floor to lowest part of ash pan. The...