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Harman Accentra
Review and ratings contributed by Fireman on Aug 20, 2014

Overall a good stove.

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Harman Accentra
Review and ratings contributed by tick on Aug 10, 2014

Purchased Harman Accentra Insert in 2008. My house is 2800 sq. ft. and burn 4 1/2 tons of pellets per year (Inferno). I am located in New England and the winters have been cold, so I use oil heat as a supplement. My oil consumption before I purchased the insert was 1,000-1,200 gal of oil per year. ...

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Breckwell Big E Utility Furnace and Home Heater
Review and ratings contributed by Huggmeister on Jun 05, 2014

This is the first pellet stove I had ever bought. People, if you want everything for nothing, this stove isn't for you, but if you want a basic stove that puts out heat and is easy to work on for a do it yourselfer, I think this stove is a good value. Aftermarket parts are cheap, and the fan motors ...

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Harman P38 Plus
Review and ratings contributed by Huggmeister on Jun 05, 2014

Cannot believe how efficient the heat exchanger is on this little stove. 400 degree heat at the blower ports. Compared to some of the others I have worked on, that's over a 125 degree improvement over the tube type heat exchangers. Nice stove. Bottom feed system is great also compared to the drop ...

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Quadra-Fire Mt Vernon AE
Review and ratings contributed by Huck on May 12, 2014

This is my second Quadra-fire pellet stove purchase and I've had this Quadra-Fire Mt Vernon AE pellet stove for two years now. Overall I like their pellet stoves however this unit just doesn’t provide the heat output I would expect and is very difficult to get the unit programmed to push enough ...

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Harman XXV
Review and ratings contributed by Pat Fan on Apr 17, 2014

On my fourth winter in northern New York. Our house is 2000 sq. ft has no problem heating the whole house. WE have had no issues with the stove. Would recommend to anyone.

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Enviro Empress
Review and ratings contributed by Mahli72 on Mar 20, 2014

What a hunk of junk!!! Nothing but problems since day 1. First the thing would not light, called the dealer, said it was the pellets. Got it to light, then the auger quit. Called the dealer, said it was the pellets ( too fine of wood particles..?) Then it would not light again, dealer walked me ...

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Quadra-Fire Castile
Review and ratings contributed by Andy G on Mar 14, 2014

Bought this stove Jan. 5th 2012, had it professionally installed. Ran fine the first year and a half. Had it professionally cleaned in May of 2012 and 2013. I clean it on a daily basis and do a brick removal cleaning every two weeks. This past season there were a few glitches, it failed to ...

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NU-TEC Upland 207
Review and ratings contributed by Mick T Michigan owner on Mar 11, 2014

Well this is our 3rd or 4th season using the upland stove and what a pleasure it is to run a simple stove with great radiant heat. It still looks like new and is easy to clean inbetween shutdowns. Even though Peter has sold the company he has left a great product behind and would recommend this ...

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Breckwell P23FSL
Review and ratings contributed by Jeff63 on Mar 09, 2014

I purchased a Breckwell P23 stove 3 years ago. It has been used for 4 winters now. It worked fine the first year. After the warranty expired it has been nothing but problem. I have spent over $1000 keeps it working and still it's not working correctly. The stove shop told me it's because China is ...

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Harman XXV
Review and ratings contributed by Tojo269 on Mar 07, 2014

I have a PF 100 first-year work great this is the second year six failures for the coldest days of the year contacted Harmon's customer service I have a reference number they do not respond to any my phone calls I asked a representative and customer service was there anybody else I could talk to ...

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Enviro Empress
Review and ratings contributed by MadeInVermont on Mar 04, 2014

We purchased the Enviro M55 in December of 2012. After reading up on the stove we asked the dealer if the model we ordered had the updated blower motor, as many owners posted that the stove overheated the electronics; they said yes. We were lied to. I am now told Enviro has no motors in stock, that ...

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Harman XXV
Review and ratings contributed by CVD on Mar 03, 2014

We have had our Harman xxv since Sept 2009. I previously had a Vermont Casting wood stove which I liked but for efficiency and safety I am pleased w/ the switch to pellets. The advantages of pellets over wood for me was cleanliness, cost (I spend less on pellets than I did buying cords of wood) and ...

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Quadra-Fire Mt Vernon AE
Review and ratings contributed by David Cyr on Mar 02, 2014

This is our 3rd heating season with this Mt. Vernon AE. We've burn about 5 tons of pellets each season with no unusual problems. I replaced the heating element for the first time this season and have had only one feeding problem and I blame a batch of poor quality pellets for that. I find this ...

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Harman P68
Review and ratings contributed by Mike W on Mar 01, 2014

We have had our P68 since the fall of 2004 when we bought our home. It just keeps on tickin. We replaced the auto igniter twice in the 2nd and 3rd years. I light it with a propane torch now. Takes one tank of propane per year vs a $250 repair bill. Other than that we replaced one part in the box - ...

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Quadra-Fire Castile
Review and ratings contributed by Mike Kav on Feb 28, 2014

I would not recommend one. I have had over 10 years and was very consistent with its care. I just replaced the feed motor and now the control board is not working, second one. This is the fifth repair. Go with a wood buring stove.

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Enviro Empress
Review and ratings contributed by Donald Smith on Feb 23, 2014

NEVER BUY ANYTHING FROM SHERWOOD INDUSTRIES!!!! Our stove has never worked right, 3 different dealers have charged us multiple times each to fix it but it still does not work!!! It will start but will not run on anything but low and that not for very long. The factory does not know how to deal ...

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Harman P68
Review and ratings contributed by Happy Harman P-68 Owner on Feb 22, 2014

Excellent stove, excellent stove indeed. We ask it to heat our entire home 2, 200 sq ft and it has done an excellent job. The machine is easy on pellets, one 40 pound bag of premium pellets will last us 24 hours. As with any pellet stove you need to look after it. Scrapping the fire box of klinker ...

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Dansons Pelpro Standard
Review and ratings contributed by Scott on Feb 22, 2014

I purchased this stove 1 month ago and all I have had are problems. After 3 to 4 hours burning the pellets start to back up in the drop shoot that feeds the fire. Does anyone know how to correct this problem.

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Enviro Empress
Review and ratings contributed by Allison S on Feb 19, 2014

Bought this stove on Vancouver Island. Spent the first year dealing with smoke in the house (venting incorrectly installed from dealer), stove going out or not lighting. We finally figured out it was loosing vacuum. No service from the dealer. Cost of replacing gaskets and burn pots have been ...

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Enviro Meridian
Review and ratings contributed by Stu Peters on Feb 13, 2014

Eats blower motors which are noisy anyway, otherwise it heats well. Won't be buying another though; too expensive to keep repairing it.

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NU-TEC Upland 207
Review and ratings contributed by BC New England on Feb 10, 2014

We love our stove! I see that Peter has sold the company. Well if he is still involved in anyway, please tell him that we love our stove. We had a blizzard here last week with 12 inches of snow, -17 degrees, and 30 mph winds. We lost power for 14 hrs. but remained toasty warm with the stove running ...

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Enviro Meridian
Review and ratings contributed by Ash Burnell on Feb 09, 2014

Fantastic stove. 3 years use without a single problem. No problem heating 1500 sq. ft on lowest setting at -15 celcius.

I would definitely buy this stove again.

I live in Kelowna, BC

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Avalon Astoria
Review and ratings contributed by Glacier991@aol.com on Feb 05, 2014

I have had this stove for about 6 years now and have found it to be a good pellet stove. Not my first, but my firstwith auto ignitition. I love the ability to thermostatically control it. The ignitor needs replacing about every 2 years for my usage (2nd home at 7000 feet in the Ca Sierra mtns). I ...

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Quadra-Fire Mt Vernon AE
Review and ratings contributed by quad user on Jan 23, 2014

Have had the AE for 7 years. (Had a Castile model before that in another house- great! Like the AE much better- it's easier to clean) Do all our own maintenance. for the first five years, we went through three igniters in a burning season. The company replaced all of them. FINALLY- someone had ...

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Breckwell Big E Utility Furnace and Home Heater
Review and ratings contributed by Mack Shaver on Jan 22, 2014

I purchased my stove at Rural King, last Februry (2013). I was excited that it could heat my complete home. To date it has been down more than working. When it has worked, it produces very little heat. I am waiting for parts now, six days; tonight is will be 2 degrees below and a chill factor ...

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Enviro Meridian
Review and ratings contributed by debbie gosselin on Jan 21, 2014

I've been thru a blower,auger motor,2 circuit boards and 2 sensors in 2 months,i hate this stove ,for some reason they cannot regulate the temperature ,its burns too low or too hot and is frying everything.......I want this stove out of here.

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Harman Accentra
Review and ratings contributed by daleann on Jan 17, 2014

purchsed one in august of 2013. fan rattles. loudly. called install company took 3 weeks to show up. still rattles. called other distributors of harman stoves, they don't service anyone they don't sell to. e-mailed concerns to harman, no response. then the door pin keeps falling out. called install ...

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Quadra-Fire Classic Bay 1200
Review and ratings contributed by UnHappy on Jan 11, 2014

We've had The Classic Bay 1100I in our house since 1992 and had some complaints about it such as the hopper had to be emptied to adjust the feed rate and exhaust blower failures, 3 over the years that we had the unite. My wife wanted to purchase a new unit in December of 2013 since there were some ...

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Harman P68
Review and ratings contributed by blueridgeguy on Jan 11, 2014

I had a p68 at my previous house which worked really well. So when we moved we bought another one only with auto ignition for the basement of the new house and an XXV for upstairs since it was prettier to look at. The p68 has run for 8 years with no problems and not a single part replaced. We use ...

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Avalon Astoria
Review and ratings contributed by Wterp1488@aol.com on Jan 02, 2014

Biggest piece of junk I have ever owned, kicks off in the middle of the night and igniter burns out constantly. For 3200.00 dollars it's junk and would never buy anther one. There has to be better units out there than this

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Thelin ECHO
Review and ratings contributed by ElDoCo on Jan 02, 2014

Same issue as most. Auger motor terribly noisy for the first couple years before it seemed to resolve itself. When I called Thelin a few years back, he acted totally surprised about the noise and claimed he had no idea what could be the issue. Turns out, the problem was quite common. Whatever. Fan ...

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Harman P68
Review and ratings contributed by danalt on Jan 02, 2014

We have had our Harman for 3 years now. The blower fan motor did need to be replaced at the beginning of the 3rd season but it may have been related to humidity level in our basement during the off season. We are very happy with this stove. It has heated our entire house (basement to 2nd floor) ...

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Breckwell P2700FS
Review and ratings contributed by pellet fan on Dec 31, 2013

I thought I had a 2700FS,but after reading these reviews I must be wrong. Bought stove in 2003 for main heat in new 1800 sq.ft home have yet to turn on backup heat! To be truthful I replaced combustion motor last winter because ORIGINAL was starting to make a little noise. Runs 24/7 from mid Sept. ...

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Napoleon NPS40
Review and ratings contributed by esignman on Dec 29, 2013

I have the Insert. I've had every problem possible. Out of necessity I've had all three motors and the auger transmission in pieces. I've had the screaming convection fan, in fact I had that problem out of the box. I've had the seizing/noisy auger motor and ignighter failure, in face the ...

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Enviro Empress
Review and ratings contributed by NY Frank on Dec 28, 2013

Bought 11/16/13 and had installed by a professional Enviro dealer. What problems. First had a problem with the ignitor and today the problem is the auger. I clean it every other day. I made a very poor decision. in purchasing the Enviro Empress. Another call to the dealer. Could have went to ...

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Harman Advance
Review and ratings contributed by squeal, squeak 2013 on Dec 22, 2013

Bought this stove in Jan 2013: excellent at heating main big room( probably 1500 sq feet) need fans to move heat to other rooms (put this fan directly behind the stove and works great, (Hunter 90435 16-Inch Portable Stand Fan, Gunmetal). Dec 2013 the dreaded squeal / squeak started. tried the ...

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Thelin ECHO
Review and ratings contributed by adam on Dec 22, 2013

bought for looks and size ,got taken to cleaners ,replaced igniter,fan motor,auger motor ,paid for tis POS twice and today after replacing auger motor again it will run 5 mins then stop feeding.........

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Enviro Empress
Review and ratings contributed by David on Dec 17, 2013

Had good luck first year. Then daughter board failed, both sensors, now mother board. All motors burned out within six months of each other at 259 installed each. Spent 3500 getting this hooked up, The stove looks great, but is a costly mechanical night mare. I should sue envior stove and best fire ...

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Thelin ECHO
Review and ratings contributed by owner on Dec 16, 2013

I am not pleased with this stove. I have had my stove 5 years. During that time I have had the ignitor replaced three times (it isn't working now). I was told after I purchased it that the stove is not adaptable to attaching a thermostat, even though there are connections for one--the stove is ...

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