First new (to me) Blaze King Princess

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JKanor

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Oct 17, 2018
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Northeast PA
Well I finally pulled the trigger on my first BK, a 2 year old Princess with a new factory cat that I found online for $1700. I'm coming from a small pleasant hearth home depot non-EPA stove that was rated to 1500sqft with a top and bottom damper. My house is 1900 sq ft and was built as a heat pump house in 1987 so it's pretty well insulated (still use the heat pump above freezing). Its setup with 3 floors like a split level and the stove is on the bottom floor in a corner with 3, 8"x12" through vents going to the top floor bedroom, spare room and hallway. The little stove was able to keep the house between 68-72 but even an 8 hour burn was a STRETCH with both dampers closed. Really looking forward to the longer burn times, being able to load wood N/S and the steady heat from the T-stat. Cant wait to get it fired up.
 

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Strange seeing the handle on the left. Nice stove and great price though!
 
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Looks really good for used. Life will be easier for you this winter.
 
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You are in for a very pleasant surprise regarding the burn times and the amount of heat you will be getting out of that Princess! You can read all you want but until you run it and experience it for yourself first hand...then and only then will you truly believe and appreciate it! I at first wasnt real sure about the "claims" before purchasing mine....I thought at the very least if I got half of the advertised burn times I would be more than satisfied...I am happy to say it exceeded my expectations! Couldnt be happier with it! Enjoy your new stove and we will be expecting regular reports!
 
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Strange seeing the handle on the left. Nice stove and great price though!

Yea I never seen one either, but he gave me the original receipt and he paid almost $300 extra for the hinges on the right plus the cost of a right side hinged door. It really works out for me since my daily wood stash is kept on the left hand side of the stove, as is the outside door coming into that room.
 
You are in for a very pleasant surprise regarding the burn times and the amount of heat you will be getting out of that Princess! You can read all you want but until you run it and experience it for yourself first hand...then and only then will you truly believe and appreciate it! I at first wasnt real sure about the "clams" before purchasing mine....I thought at the very least if I got half of the advertised burn times I would be more than satisfied...I am happy to say it exceeded my expectations! Couldnt be happier with it! Enjoy your new stove and we will be expecting regular reports!

I'm excited to get it fired up, have to cut the carpet back farther and going to do tile on the floor and drywall before I slide it into place.
 
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