Review of Clarke potbelly stove standard size

Clarke potbelly stove standard size

Dr Andrew Clemmit Chambers 13 years ago

Cheap black finish burns off right away good for heating vans sheds ect. this thing will never burn over night has to be topped up around every 30min.The unit sucks in far to much air even with the bottom vent closed as the parts are a poor fit. I wood not buy this or any other clarke woodburner again.

Stove expert replied: As with many things you often get what you pay for when it comes to stoves. As long as you realise this when purchasing then the cheaper end of the market does of course have its place, just don't expect it to perform as well as a higher end model.

Overall rating:

2 flames

Build Quality 1 flames (avg 2.3)
Quality of finish 1 flames (avg 2.5)
Value for money 4 flames (avg 3.5)
Ease of use 2 flames (avg 3.2)
Ease of lighting 5 flames (avg 3.8)
Firebox size 3 flames (avg 2.3)
How well does the airwash work 1 flames (avg 1.9)
Controllability 1 flames (avg 2.2)
Handle operation 1 flames (avg 2.1)
How likely are you to buy it again? 1 flames (avg 2.5)
What is your overall satisfaction? 2 flames (avg 2.7)