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    Pacific Energy Vista vs Super inserts

    Looking for some help on which insert to buy for our house. The living room where the insert will sit is about 415 square feet with 8 ft ceilings. It then connects to a bedroom directly that is about 150 square feet. There is also a 8 foot hallway that connects to a room that’s about 115 square...
  2. S

    Building hearth for PE Summit

    I am having a PE Summit install in November. I have some questions after researching the forums. Company who sold me the stove told me I need two layer of Micore 300. In my area I can only find Hardiebacker cement board and not Durock. Will Hardiebacker cement board be ok? On top of my two...
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    Fireplace Xtraordinair Large Flush Insert questions

    All, Apologize in advanced if any of my following questions have already been addressed elsewhere in this forum and I've missed them. I'm in the market for a new wood burning insert for my existing fireplace. My local "reputable" fireplace dealer only really gave me 2 options to look at...
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    Zero Clearance Outside Air Kit for FP30 - how hot does it get?

    I recently had a zero clearance fireplace installed, the Pacific Energy FP30 Arch, and requested an outside air kit be installed. The installer used an insulated flex pipe to the fireplace, but the flexible pipe appears to be of a polyester material instead of metal - similar to the one in this...
  5. Bushels20

    PE Summit insert

    Starting the process of replacing the Napoleon 1101 insert with a PE Summit (the insert I should have bought 7 years ago). Like many, I want to load N/S and need a larger firebox. I have been researching for a year or so and finally have the better-half convinced. That said, I’m getting some...
  6. R

    Pacific Energy Vista (general questions)

    hi everyone, I have a P.E. Vista 30 and I’m having issues with my temperature controlled blower which it came with. Basically my stove can be full burn for hours and the blower would turn off. Meaning the thermostat control wasn’t recognizing the amount of heat. Does any one have experience...
  7. K

    Pacific Energy Spectrum draft issue --- NOT!!!

    Long story.. bear with me , or skip to end. Purchased first Pacific Energy Spectrum in 1985.. it was baby blue enamel. 8 feet of double wall black into 25 feet of Selkirk chimney. Used that wood stove for 25 years until we changed decor, so we migrated it to the cottage and purchased another...
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    Which stove to buy?

    hi, I’m brand new here but I’ve read a lot of reviews and advice so I thought I’d ask for educated opinions here. Thanks in advance! I’m in southern Ontario. We have small bungalow (920 sq feet main floor and 920 sq feet finished basement. We want a stove in our basement which would be only a...
  9. K

    Pacific Energy Spectrum Brick Rail Help!!

    Hey everyone, I purchased a used 1990 (December) Pacific Energy Spectrum Wood Stove off Craigslist a few years ago for my basement. In an effort to get longer burn times, I replaced the baffle last year with a new sealed SS one. I knew at this time the brick rails were pretty shot.... but one...
  10. SuperJ

    Burying the stove top needle on a PE Stove...

    My father has a PE Alderlea T5 that he likes. It looks good and throw heat nicely too. Its a big reason why I got my woodstove this year. He has a tall probably 20-25' class A chimney going straight up. Anyways, the stove always runs super hot, so I got him a Condar stove top thermometer for...
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    PE Summit Insert Heat Output

    Hoping to get some help...I just bought and installed a PE Summit insert in my masonry fireplace with heatilator setup. I bought my PE based on reviews I had read online. I installed a SS insulated liner in my 16’ chimney, insulated under the rain cap as well as the damper opening of the...
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    Regency CI2600 vs PE Neo 2.5

    We are going to convert our fireplace to a wood burning insert this winter. I have narrowed down my options to the Regency CI2600 and the Pacific Energy Neo 2.5. I had originally decided on the Neo, but the fireplace installer I plan on going with has a special deal on the CI2600 that makes...
  13. eastcoastcanada

    Pacific Energy super 27 made loud bang!

    Hay guys, I've got my new Pacific Energy super 27 'heritage' up and running and it's fantastic! The heat penetrates the entire 2200 sf area of my home only hours after starting and I'm extremely happy with the unit so far. However, I have concerns over something that just happened tonight. I've...
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    Pacific Energy Summit Surround

    I have a series B pacific energy summit and am having a really hard time finding the part number for a small surround. Or just finding the dimensions so that I can fabricate it myself. Can it be aluminum or does it need to be steel? My local dealer has no clue and the local distributor just took...
  15. BeachBumm

    Insert or Free Standing?

    In my quest to purchase my 'last wood stove' I saw the Blaze King Ashford 25 insert & the Pacific Energy Alderlea T5 insert. The concept is good, as they don't take up much space, but they seem a little low (bending over to load), and I wonder how well they actually heat without the fan...
  16. Chamel

    Need help! Will a Blaze King Sirroco 20 or 30 be too Large for my place?

    Hi everyone. Hope everyone is well and getting ready for burning soon. I'll try to make this short. I am looking to purchase a new wood stove as my primary heat source and was hoping to get some of your help and opinions. I currently own a PE vista and it does a great job of heating the place...
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    Gravity Kits, what are the benefits?

    I'm in the process of deciding between the Pacific Energy FP30 Arch or the Osburn Stratford and I wanted to know what how useful the gravity kits will actually be. I had a few questions considering both fireplaces have blowers and louvers just above the firebox... I am trying to heat a vacation...
  18. Chamel

    Crack in my Replaced Pacific Energy Vista Repair or Replace?

    Hello everyone! Hope everyone is doing well. Not sure if I should start a new thread or resurrect my old one. I'll try to make this short. Last year I discovered some cracks in the welds of my Pacific Energy Vista after burning for a couple of seasons. After contacting my dealer he was able to...
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    Pacific energy EBT2 importance

    Ok so I was just about to push the button on ordering a Super 27 after feeling that the Summit is probably too big for my space but I have noticed that the Super 27 doesn't have the EBT2 extended burn technology that the Summit and Neo range have. I just assumed it was across the range but no...
  20. DOC Robbins

    Pacific Energy Spectrum 27 Centrifugal Fan Blower

    Greetings all, In your opinion, which direction (Forward or Backward) would I use to gain the most efficient airflow over the heavy plate-steel top? Its time to clean the fins so would like to see what the comments are. Currently, I have a backward fan set up. Many thanks.
  21. FIRECONCRETEWOOD

    PE Alderlea T6 first fire & break in period?

    My wife and I just built a new house. We have a brand new Pacific Energy Alderlea T6 stove and about 6 cord of seasoned and split oak, maple, and ash. We have read the owners manual cover-to-cover however we have a few questions. What is a good guideline for the first fire and subsequent...