Review of Charnwood C 6 stove

Charnwood C6

Charles Price 10 years ago

Lovely little stove, very easy to light with simple controls.

Need a full time stoker to keep feeding the logs in, and that is hardwood !

Air control makes difference from open to the 'click', but no change when closed right down, hence have used all my logs in 2 days.

Airflow making a rather alarming humming / roaring noise, so I suspect a lot of heat disappearing up the chimney.

Stove expert replied: Perhaps you should get a damper on the flue so that you can control the rate of burn. Speak to your installer as if the stove is working hard all the time you may be over-firing it and this can lead to damage to the unit.

Overall rating:

4.5 flames

Build Quality 5 flames (avg 4.3)
Quality of finish 5 flames (avg 4.5)
Value for money 5 flames (avg 3.5)
Ease of use 5 flames (avg 4.2)
Ease of lighting 5 flames (avg 4.3)
Firebox size 3.5 flames (avg 3.4)
How well does the airwash work 3.5 flames (avg 3.9)
Controllability 2.5 flames (avg 2.9)
Handle operation 5 flames (avg 4.7)
How likely are you to buy it again? 3.5 flames (avg 3.1)
What is your overall satisfaction? 4 flames (avg 3.3)