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Stovax Brunel 2cb stove

Overall Rating:

3.5 flames

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Stovax Brunel 2cb stove

The Stovax Brunel 2cb is a cast iron multi fuel stove.

This stove has an external riddling grate & ash pan

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there are longer legs available for this model of Brunel stove.

1 plain door has a glass panel - the air wash keeps it clean.

It is available in matt black & 2 enamel finishes.

Technical Data
  • Height: 640mm
  • Width: 437mm
  • Depth: 335mm
  • Flue Diameter: 125mm
  • Fuel: Multi fuel
  • Efficiency: 78%

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Review Ratings Breakdown

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

Most Recent Review

  • cover plate problems

    1 week ago

    I don''t know if any one else has had this problem but the back cover plate has fallen off twice in the six years we have had the stove. When it first happened we had it put back which involved... []

    Stove expert replied: The back cover plates should twist and lock into place and if they fall off can usually be repositioned with fire cement or heat proof silicone. If the failure is due to rust of locating lugs then replacements can be purchased. A shame to discard a 6 year old stove.

    Overall rating:

    3 flames

Most Popular Review

  • Can't fault it!

    Neil Fox 6 years ago

    This is the first stove I have owned and have used it for a couple of seasons now. The heat output is great and is as controllable as a lump of cast iron can be! I generally use logs as a fuel... []

    Overall rating:

    4.5 flames

More reviews for Stovax Brunel 2cb stove

  • Enamel - never again!

    Kathryn Harris 10 months ago

    We have now had 3 Stovax woodburners - our first a Stockton 6 steel stove is a fantastic can't-fault-it stove. However based on our satisfaction with the Stockton we installed a Brunel 1A finished... []

    Stove expert replied: A great pity to have a similar problem with the second stove but good that a replacement part is being provided. It would be worth checking the installation complies with Stovax's requirements to eliminate further problems in the future.

    Overall rating:

    2.5 flames

  • enamel failure

    Elaine Baguley 3 years ago

    I'm afraid I cannot recommend. The enamel on my stove seems very brittle and easily damaged and now a large area on the lid has cracked and is flaking off despite relatively light usage. I am... []

    Stove expert replied: What a shame, how old is the stove? There is a 5year warranty on Stovax Stoves, have you made a warranty claim?

    Overall rating:

    2.5 flames

  • First Winter with 2CB

    William Fraser 3 years ago

    First winter with the 2CB. We burn smokeless fuel and seasoned logs. Because it is a multifuel stove it has a riddling mechanism which does not riddle the whole firebed.We have found that this... []

    Stove expert replied: You say the stove control is affected by weather conditions, it is draws too well in windy conditions then it is advisable to have either a flue damper or stabilizer added so that you maintain control, if left unchecked there is a possibility that the stove will over-draw which can lead to problems of components as they will be exposed to higher than normal working temperatures during these situations. Perhaps try a different smokeless fuel as they do vary greatly and an alternative one may be better in this unit. I would always recommend emptying the ash pan twice in every 24hrs if the stove is being operated 24/7 as if the ash is left to build up in the pan it can lead to overheating of the grate and again this can lead to problems in the future.

    Overall rating:

    3 flames

  • stovax brunel 2cb

    Dcarradice 4 years ago

    Within 12 months of installation it was noticeable that the enamel was flaking in several areas. I contacted the supplier/installer who contacted Stovax with the problem and after several months... []

    Stove expert replied: Disappointing for two stoves to suffer similar failures!

    Overall rating:

    3 flames

  • Brunel 2CB Good and Bad

    Tom 5 years ago

    We have had the 2CB for about 22 months now and, in the main, it works well. No problems with the stove as far as lighting it and the heat output. Only issues there are with wind direction/weather... []

    Stove expert replied: Firebricks will require replacing and the premature failure may in part be due to over drawing during windy conditions, this should be investigated and ideally rectified as it may affect other components on the stove.

    Overall rating:

    3.5 flames

  • High quality.

    Barney 7 years ago

    Can't follow the logic of the first reviewer, who says the heat output from the 1A is similar to the 2CB, despite the fact the 2CB is a physically much bigger stove with a lot more cast iron... []

    Overall rating:

    5 flames

  • A good stove

    Paul Kemp 7 years ago

    We have the green enamel finish of this stove. In my opinion it is worth the extra money. One small gripe - the colour match between the various parts is not perfect - the doors and stovepipe... []

    Overall rating:

    4.5 flames

  • Not as good as the Stovax 1A

    Dave Sutch 8 years ago

    After installing a Stovax 1A and finding it excellent I fitted the 2CB in the back room (similar size) with the thought that a bigger stove would see me through the depths of winter more comfortably... []

    Overall rating:

    2.5 flames