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Dutchwest Cast Iron Large 2461

Dutchwest Cast Iron Large 2461

From CFM Corporation
The Dutchwest heritage continues with the large cast iron catalytic wood stove. Traditional styling, with pebbled cast-iron texture and arch door will bring charm into any room. This clean burning, EPA Approved, Federal styled woodstove loads both from the side and the front. The stove has a convection system for improved air movement.

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Dutchwest Cast Iron Large 2461
Reviewed and rated by Wagonator on January 13, 2014

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On second Dutchwest Large. We "wrapped" the top inside panel on the first one from 1990 by overheating the box. Biggest thing to do is to watch the thermometer. After the first stove, we replace them every two years and clean them several times a year. Back puffing occurs when we get a strong down draft in the chimney or the fire is built to close to the door. We load the wood towards the back ...
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Dutchwest Cast Iron Large 2461
Reviewed and rated by LOUIE on November 24, 2013

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In One Word:JUNK! DO NOT BUY TOTAL
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Dutchwest Cast Iron Large 2461
Reviewed and rated by al caron on January 24, 2013

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this is my second one. the first was 14 years old and needed too much to repair so i bought another one on 05 up till 2 years ago it was great. 25 below zero would heat the whole 1700 square foot house. two years ago went through 2 catalysts 1 damper door and three spoons. last night 15 below zero the flapper broke and the holder for the catalyst fell through and the middle shelf cracked. burning ...
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Dutchwest Cast Iron Large 2461
Reviewed and rated by Kuke2 on December 18, 2012

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I am a very new user, months. So far, I love it. I am still figuring everything out. I got this as a hand-me-down. I Lost the thermometer in the move and I was looking for the help of a more experienced burner. So my question, what does the fire "look like" when it is time to close the damper? this would really help me out. oh, and I have already ordered a new thermometer.
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Dutchwest Cast Iron Large 2461
Reviewed and rated by Beanman on February 10, 2012

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Got my stove in 2000. On my 3rd Cat. the second one was bad from the supplier. They made it right. I have a question about damper. When stove is hot and need to add wood the damper is hard to open, it's like that bar is warped. If any one can help me with this problem I would appreciate the help. What I need to do? Thanks my E Mail is beanman48@zoominternet.net
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Dutchwest Cast Iron Large 2461
Reviewed and rated by judy downard on January 19, 2012

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A great stove. Performs wonderfully, but after five years, every part in it needs to be replaced. My old Ben Franklin lasted 20 years.
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Dutchwest Cast Iron Large 2461
Reviewed and rated by Roger Houston on January 14, 2012

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The first year we ran this stove it was a complete disaster. Back puffing and it almost required running with the ash door open. We replaced the gaskets and sealed the glass on the door and it mitigated most of the back puffing. I then noticed the oval flue had a 1/4" gap around the insert and the doors were not closing tightly. Sealing *all* of the gaps in flue system and adjusting the ...
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Dutchwest Cast Iron Large 2461
Reviewed and rated by DeeDee Messersmith on November 06, 2011

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LOVE this stove. It heats our little home great and once you know how to work it, which isn't hard at all then you won't have any of the issues people cited. Those are all owner operator error. The manual is very good and describes all you need to have for this stove. Ours has been working great for 8 years now! Looking at getting another one.
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Dutchwest Cast Iron Large 2461
Reviewed and rated by Arif on September 19, 2011

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Im intrested in getting one and I need to know 1-Dose this unit makes any smell in the house ? 2-when starting the fire dose it produce any smoke inside the house? Thanks
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Dutchwest Cast Iron Large 2461
Reviewed and rated by Ernie K. on September 19, 2011

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Bought stove new in 2009. I have replaced the catalytic converter twice. The dealer paid for both. The converters literally broke apart. I have cleaned the converter in the stove, but it looks like it is going to do the same as the others. I would love to get a full winter out of the stove.
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Dutchwest Cast Iron Large 2461
Reviewed and rated by Will on July 16, 2011

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I've had good luck finding parts with woodmanspartsplus.com
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Dutchwest Cast Iron Large 2461
Reviewed and rated by Denise on July 16, 2011

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please advise me on where I can get replacement glass for window, ours is cracked or can we replace with steel
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Dutchwest Cast Iron Large 2461
Reviewed and rated by Laura on January 04, 2011

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Can someone get in touch with me for all the helpful hints on this stove? It just burns wood.. warms up the cabin for a bit, but I'll go broke buying wood unless someone explains while my coals desinigrate? lb.ellis gmail.com
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Dutchwest Cast Iron Large 2461
Reviewed and rated by Beach on December 28, 2010

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Last night damper let loose and now i'll see just how easy this will be repair. I'll let you know how this goes. But otherwise I have been very happy with the stove i'ts done all my salesman told me it would and more. I'm heating aprox 1500 sq ft and best part our gas furnace hardly runs. Nice not to have gas bills come commen carrier.
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Dutchwest Cast Iron Large 2461
Reviewed and rated by ed on November 11, 2010

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i cut my own wood and the 2461 cut my usage from 20 to 25 ricks / year to 5 or 6 ricks. I have used this stove over 25 years and it has been great.
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Dutchwest Cast Iron Large 2461
Reviewed and rated by glenn f on September 19, 2010

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bought in 1995 replaced cat 1 time,every 3 years change all gaskets, had another stove before this one it was cheap and heated up to high and started chimney fire.my 2461 is the best ever run 24/7 nov.-mar.the real secret is to burn dry wood well seasoned
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Dutchwest Cast Iron Large 2461
Reviewed and rated by Art Wyse on March 01, 2010

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We've been using the 2461(large) stove for 18 years. Use it mostly on Dec.25th,Jan, and Feb. Changed the catalytic converter. I now want to sell it because, at 75, I no longer want to get wood around. It has a square side door with a air controll and an air controll in the as door. Screens for the front door.
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Dutchwest Cast Iron Large 2461
Reviewed and rated by bluebird on February 14, 2010

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I have had my stove since 95-2 floods never gotwet.All the sudden this thing puts out no heat,I love this stove-I checked the honeycombNo problem -Is there something between the 2 dampers that can clog up!HELP!!!
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Dutchwest Cast Iron Large 2461
Reviewed and rated by Jack on February 05, 2010

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Have had this stove for 12 years. Salesman said it was a real workhorse and he was right. Will effectively heat a well insulated 2000+ square foot home for about a 6 hour burn time. Have replaced catalyst twice. Anyone reporting problems with this stove wasn't burning well seasoned wood or needed to maintain the catalyst. I burn mine 24/7 from late october through mid march in New Hampshire. ...
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Dutchwest Cast Iron Large 2461
Reviewed and rated by otis skinner on February 02, 2010

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even heat output when catayltic converter engaged some backpuffing when burning very dry thin wood very easy to restart fire in mornings with ash door open great stove hope to able to find parts that wear out
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Dutchwest Cast Iron Large 2461
Reviewed and rated by John on January 23, 2010

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Very unhappy with this stove its dirty, in three years we have put more money in repairs than our Ashley, that we had for 25 year I wouldn't buy another Dutchwest if it was a dollar!
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Dutchwest Cast Iron Large 2461
Reviewed and rated by chris on January 06, 2010

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Used for +10 years. Has lots of options for regulating the fire. Looks good too. No complaints.
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Dutchwest Cast Iron Large 2461
Reviewed and rated by dxgy on December 31, 2009

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Great stove and in use for over 5 years. Get a Vogelzang type stove themometer from any hardware store to monitor temp levels. Catalytic converter works best at 500+ degrees and burns less wood on this setting. Plan on replacing the door seal in about 2 years (cheap from hardware store). One thing you will need to get used to is sighting the position of the converter handle so you don't open ...
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Dutchwest Cast Iron Large 2461
Reviewed and rated by BRYAN O on October 31, 2009

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GREAT STOVE 2006 MADE IN U.S.A. CATALYTIC CONVERTER HAS A LEARNING CURVE BUT ONCE YOU GET USE TO OPENING THE BYPASS DAMPNER AND LETTING THE "CAT"GET TO 500 DEG. F THEN SWITCHING THE DAMPNER TO "CAT" MODE LIFE IS GOOD!MAKE SURE BY PASS DAMPNER IS OPEN WHEN YOU LOAD WOOD THIS SHOULD TAKE CARE OF ANY"BACKPUFFING".
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Dutchwest Cast Iron Large 2461
Reviewed and rated by Bryon McGinnis on October 14, 2009

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Do you offer a solid door? -- no glass
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Dutchwest Cast Iron Large 2461
Reviewed and rated by SusanA on April 29, 2009

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Had mine, a used one, since January this year (previous owner needed a bigger stove). Bought 5 cord of wood and still have approx. 2 cords left. Replaced most gasket seals. Smoke does sometimes leak into house via doors. Had to muck around with it for awhile to figure out best way to operate it. Thermal mass is incredible though (live in old 1-room brick schoolhouse) and yes, put on one ...
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Dutchwest Cast Iron Large 2461
Reviewed and rated by Fisher on February 19, 2009

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I've had this stove 9 years. Works Great. Will burn all nite and revives easily in the morn. I've replaced catalyst twice. Good even heat.
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Dutchwest Cast Iron Large 2461
Reviewed and rated by rick on February 05, 2009

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Had one for 10yrs. Replacement catalytic converter didn't work all that well. Side door lets a lot of smoke out. Reversable output doesn't have a gasket and lets smoke leak. Had to make one. Never could tell how much to open the secondary air control.
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Dutchwest Cast Iron Large 2461
Reviewed and rated by Pine Knot on November 17, 2007

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I have been using the Duchwest "large" for about three weeks. Very satisfactory so far. It is clean, provides lots of heat, fire lasts over night with enough coals left to quickly restart the fire. The Catalytic Combustor lights off on schadule at 500 degrees It is I think a good choice for those needing a stove to use 24/7.
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CFM Dutchwest Cast Iron Large 2461
Reviewed and rated by Tony M on November 01, 2007

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Quality and efficient
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