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Hunter Herald Inset 7

Overall Rating:

3 flames

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Hunter Herald Inset 7

The Herald 7 inset is a medium output stove from Hunter designed to be installed into a wall or fireplace opening.

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Review Ratings Breakdown

Build Quality 4 flames
Quality of finish 4 flames
Value for money 2.5 flames
Ease of use 4 flames
Ease of lighting 3.5 flames
Firebox size 3 flames
How well does the airwash work 2.5 flames
Controllability 3 flames
Handle operation 3.5 flames
How likely are you to buy it again? 2 flames
What is your overall satisfaction? 2.5 flames

Most Recent Review

  • A great burner!

    Chris Hill 11 months ago

    This is my 5th season with this burner, I've read all the other reviews and I can't agree with any of them. I had it installed by a HETAS installer and from the first firing and upto the present... []

    Stove expert replied: Great review.

    Overall rating:

    4.5 flames

Most Popular Review

  • disappointed customer

    A MCCOOL 6 years ago

    BOUGHT THIS STOVE TO SIT EXACTLY WITHIN AN EXISTING 'NORMAL FIREPLACE OPENING. DISAPPOINTING RESULTS. IT TAKES ABOUT AN HOUR AND A HALF BEFORE ANY NOTICABLE HEAT IS PUT OUT. THE INSTRUCTION... []

    Stove expert replied: sounds to me like the installer (or an installer) should be booked in for a site visit here. It sounds like there could be a strong draw on the chimney.

    Overall rating:

    2 flames

More reviews for Hunter Herald Inset 7

  • very disappointing

    Perfectcousin 3 years ago

    Very disappointing output with wood and smokeless fuels. The only way to get any heat is to burn coal and suffer the consequences. By the consequences I mean replacing the interior parts. I... []

    Stove expert replied: It was properly installed by a reputable fireplace company. This may be the main reason why you are so disappointed with the output that this stove produces - not the fault of the stove!

    Overall rating:

    2.5 flames

  • Hunter 7 inset

    Alex 4 years ago

    Had this fitted 2 weeks ago didn't have a liner fitted, it produces plenty of heat with coal but with wood it takes a lot longer but still has plenty of heat, my advice is burn coal with wood... []

    Stove expert replied: Good review marked quite low with the comments the customer has made.

    Overall rating:

    3 flames

  • Hunter herald 7

    Roger 4 years ago

    Fitted the inset burner last September and tried various fuels but all very disappointing. It no way puts out 7.5 kw.(more like 2-3kw)The only way to get any heat out is to have it roaring with... []

    Stove expert replied: Insert models should produce heat into the room providing it has been insulated round the insert box to prevent the heat from radiating into the builders opening. Worth checking!

    Overall rating:

    3 flames