Regency F3500 VS BK Chinook 30.2

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Minister of Fire
Dec 4, 2017
NW Ontario
I've got a pretty good semicircle faded into my paint above my cat on the Sirocco 30.1. Been burning in it for 4 years, but that fading started the first year. There's also a bit of a faded spot on the front of the stove above the door, in line with the middle of the cat.



Minister of Fire
Nov 17, 2019
Eastern Long Island NY
but there is no convection jacket here. The Chinook 30 (being compared here) has a 2.5" or so spaced extra steel top. It just does not get that hot because the heat is transferred to the convecting air.
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