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Jotul 118 stove

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Jotul 118 stove

The Jotul 118 stove is a very traditionally shaped cubic stove. Because it is a long stove the 118 can take long logs.

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Review Ratings Breakdown

Build Quality 5 flames
Quality of finish 5 flames
Value for money 4.5 flames
Ease of use 5 flames
Ease of lighting 4.5 flames
Firebox size 4.5 flames
How well does the airwash work 4 flames
Controllability 4.5 flames
Handle operation 4.5 flames
How likely are you to buy it again? 5 flames
What is your overall satisfaction? 5 flames

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  • Value for money

    Angus 4 years ago

    This is still an excellent stove. The glass stays clean, it always has plenty coals in the morning, and unlike the previous reviewer, there is no hallucinating that the fire is still going the... []

    Stove expert replied: All stoves should be let out once a month to check that the airways remain clear!

    Overall rating:

    5 flames

  • Jotul F118 - Excellent

    Joe Harbinger 4 years ago

    Best stove I've ever used - and I've tried a lot of them! This beast will efficiently heat a medium to large home. High quality stove, good value for money.. and it will outlast you.. and your... []

    Stove expert replied: Not a lot to say - short and sweet - a great review!

    Overall rating:

    5 flames

  • kirlhill

    John Buck 4 years ago

    I have been burning wood my entire adult life. I have had many different stoves and those who say the Jotul 118 has an all night burn are hallucinating. If you load the 118 you will get approximately... []

    Stove expert replied: Over-night burning can be difficult to achieve and may not be the most efficient way to use a stove!

    Overall rating:

    3.5 flames

  • Had this model for years

    Andy MacLeod 6 years ago

    It works well and burns all night when required.Through years of operation spars are no problem to get (baffle plates)Don't burn Coal in them as you will crack the side plates.You get a lot... []

    Stove expert replied: This is true - although it can feel like the stove gives out more heat when you open the door this is limited to a small area infront of the stove. In actual fact the nett result of burning with the door open is a reduction in heat output which can sometimes seem counter intuitive when you are sat infront of a stove burning with the door open.

    Overall rating:

    5 flames

  • Excellant!

    Angus Robertson 6 years ago

    We have been using the 118 for 2 years, and it is an excellant stove;Its takes a 60 cm log, and if your cutting your own wood, that is half the cutting, splitting, stacking and handling.It burns... []

    Overall rating:

    5 flames

  • Classic class

    Jon 7 years ago

    The old classic; takes 18" logs (less sawing) and is very contollable with just the draught adjuster (no damper). You just need to keep raking the fire forward for maximum heat output.

    Overall rating:

    4 flames