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Cast Tech Vulcan 8 stove

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Cast Tech Vulcan 8 stove
Technical Data
  • Height: 583mm
  • Width: 440mm
  • Depth: 310mm

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Review Ratings Breakdown

Build Quality 4 flames
Quality of finish 4 flames
Value for money 4 flames
Ease of use 5 flames
Ease of lighting 5 flames
Firebox size 5 flames
How well does the airwash work 5 flames
Controllability 2 flames
Handle operation 1 flames
How likely are you to buy it again? 4 flames
What is your overall satisfaction? 4 flames
  • Fill her up

    5 years ago

    When we first got this stove we found it hard to get a good heat output from it but we soon realised that it wasn't the stoves fault, it was ours. We simply hadn't been feeding the stove enough
    fuel. So if you buy one make sure that once the fire is established you fill the firebox up to the top of the (somewhat ugly) firebricks, open the airwash for a bit until things look like the dragon from the hobbit has woken up and then close it down and enjoy the many hours of heat it provides. One other thing.. I find it best to be lazy with ash pan maintenance, the more ash you have the easier it is to get a fire going. Other than that we needed an adapter to attach the flue to the liner and the door handle is a bit naff but all in all we are happy with the Vulcan.

    Stove expert replied: Be mindful not to let the ash build up so that it touches the base of the firebox, grate, this can lead to a shortening of the life as it is then getting cooked from both sides whereas it needs to maintain a good an air flow ! Nice to note that you have learnt how to get the best from the appliance and you only get out what you put in so little fuel in little heat out and vice versa!

    Overall rating:

    4 flames