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Jotul F 602 CB

Review: Jotul F 602 CB

Bookmark and Share Reviewed January 27, 2009 by Richard

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Jotul F 602 CB
I love my Jotul 602. In fact I love it so much that our house has two of them. The old original is hooked up in the upper floor of my garage heating my shop and an extra sleeping space. The new one, the one with the glass door and enamel finish sits proudly in our living room. Great stoves, great heat, great looks, they can't be beat. I have only one complaint. That complaint is irksome at times an may cause occasional attacks of Tourett's syndrome. That complaint is only on the the newer, EPA approved stove. To make the the stove compliant with emission standards, Jotul has made the inside top of the stove with a sloping, permanently fixed AND stepped piece which helps burn off the smoke. This piece has the effect of making the firebox smaller (height) as you move toward the rear of the firebox. In fact, the back of the firebox is lower than the top of the door. This causes great consternation when loading. The old stove, as long as your logs fit through the door all is well, with the new stove a bit more planning is required. That's it. Otherwise great stove and you won't have to have your catalytic converter rebuilt.

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Jotul F 602 CB
Reviewed and rated by sledhead on December 31, 2011
I bought a new one in early December and am impressed with it’s operation. I do feel the secondary air box section that is hanging down in the rear does affect overall ability to load the...
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Jotul F 602 CB
Reviewed and rated by Forest on November 16, 2011

The best wood stove I’ve ever owned. (had 2 other brands) Very efficient. the only drawback I can think of is that the wood box is a bit short.

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Jotul F 602 CB
Reviewed and rated by Fred on October 31, 2011

I installed one in my small log cabin in MT. Very easy to start and keep a fire going. Will keep a fire burning for about 3 hours, but coals glowing for up to 5 hrs. Best if you keep your logs...

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Jotul F 602 CB - not worth it
Reviewed and rated by Ben on January 18, 2011

I have owned two of these and made the mistake of buying one for a client. Because it’s about the smallest nice looking stove you can easily find I got them. Big mistake.
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Jotul F 602 CB
Reviewed and rated by annafiglia on December 20, 2010

Unfortunately, as someone who has no easy access to chainsaw or splitter and must rely on commercial wood dealers, I have had a deal of trouble getting 16” wood that is actually sixteen...

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Jotul F 602 CB
Reviewed and rated by Marisa on November 12, 2010

I live in a 650 sq.ft. cabin in central Alabama. I’ve used the Jotul F602 as my primary heat source for 5 years now. (In the coldest months, I add a small portable electric radiator in...

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Jotul F 602 CB
Reviewed and rated by blugrn on December 09, 2009

While the model 602 does its job I suppose, I have to admit that I was disappointed in its overall performance. First, the space in side of the fire box is really small, even for the size of the...

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Jotul F 602 CB
Reviewed and rated by susandemers2@mac.com on December 02, 2009

what does it cost. I have a designers discount

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Jotul F 602 CB
Reviewed and rated by Zuikoid on November 12, 2009

Simply brilliant.

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Jotul F 602 CB
Reviewed and rated by Jordo on April 21, 2008

For a small stove, I haven’t been able to beat this one and I’ve owned a lot of stoves. It uses a lot of wood, burns quick in my opinion for the heat I get out of it. Heats my pantry...

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