Mendota vs real fyre vs fireplace xtrodinair

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Gdurham

New Member
Nov 23, 2021
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Ca
Hello all,
I am looking at gas inserts to replace my wood stove, and I think I am down to a few options (any others would be great). Currently looking at:
Mendota (concerned about the price and the serviceability)
Real fyre (seems simple, and I have heard good things about the constant pilot light)
Fireplace xtrordinair (don’t have enough information)

Am I missing something obvious here, how are these brands over the long term?