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Clarke potbelly stove standard size

Overall Rating:

2 flames

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Clarke potbelly stove standard size
The standard sized Clarke potbelly stove is a traditional small potbelly stove.
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Review Ratings Breakdown

Build Quality 2 flames
Quality of finish 2 flames
Value for money 3.5 flames
Ease of use 3 flames
Ease of lighting 3.5 flames
Firebox size 2 flames
How well does the airwash work 1.5 flames
Controllability 1.5 flames
Handle operation 1.5 flames
How likely are you to buy it again? 2 flames
What is your overall satisfaction? 2.5 flames

Most Recent Review

  • Money up in flames........!!

    Martin Irwin 2 months ago

    I should have read some of these reviews before buying. I've had this stove professionally fitted, with all the correct flues etc. This stove had no adequate controls whatsoever. If stuffed... []

    Stove expert replied: It may not be the stove but a high flue draw that is too strong, check this before you warp the stove. A stove should be controllable so that a steady flame picture can be achieved. If the flue draw is excessive a damper or flue stabiliser will need to be added.

    Overall rating:

    1.5 flames

Most Popular Review

More reviews for Clarke potbelly stove standard size (page 1 of 2)

  • Clarke Potbelly Stove

    John Roberts 3 years ago

    Very poor quality stove. The stove needs to be almost constantly fed with wood because the burn-rate cannot be controlled due to leaks.

    Stove expert replied: Check the flue draw as it may not be the stove at fault!

    Overall rating:

    1 flames

  • Clarkes pot belly stove

    John Brown 3 years ago

    Have just fitted this stove to my garage and am very disappointed as it has to be constantly tended. It burns far too quickly and has to be restocked every 15-20 minutes. Its practically... []

    Stove expert replied: Perhaps you need a damper in the flue to get more control if all the seals on the stove are operating correctly.

    Overall rating:

    1.5 flames

  • replacement grid

    Dave 4 years ago

    I've had mine for few years now and burnt wood only. I'm very satisfied customer but the grid at the bottom has snapped couple of days ago. Still using it but not sure for how long. Is there... []

    Overall rating:

    4 flames

  • cheap n cheerful

    R Welch 5 years ago

    Overall rating:

    3 flames

  • Clarke standard pot belly stove

    Craig 7 years ago

    I bought this stove for a reasonably large outbuilding, after great expense to have professionally installed the stove is totally uncontrollable with regards to burn rate. Air control does not... []

    Overall rating:

    1.5 flames

  • Clarkes 'multi-fuel' stove

    Alan Reeve 7 years ago

    A very cheap stove that, while it gives off quite a lot of heat, needs constant feeding. It claims to be multi-fuel, but burning anything other than wood - such as coal - risks the stove overheating... []

    Overall rating:

    1.5 flames

  • Clarke potbelly stove standard size

    Dr Andrew Clemmit Chambers 8 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... []

    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

  • small pot belly

    Martin Walker 10 years ago

    Definitely you get what you pay for. i have used the stove as a cheap means of heating a conservatory and it has done the job for some years but the general construction is so poor that it is... []

    Overall rating:

    2 flames

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