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Review of Coalbrookdale Darby stove

Robust and practical

Roland Noel 4 years ago

My wife an I bought an old house in 1992 from an old widow who died. The house is like an open space of about 100m2. The main heating system was the Coalbrookdale Darby that was there since 10 years. 27 years later we still use this stove as main heating system which we still see very practical in modern environment. My wife works home so she has the task to refill as needed. The stove is much used with woods, pellets of wood and lignite bricks as mixed depending on type of heat we want. Very robust, quite efficient ! We had to replace the internal bars one time. The lateral stones have been removed so we have more reactive fire, and we can use woods of 60-65 cm ! That''s a very astonishing high quality stove that we hope not to be forced to replace. Difficult to find so robust equipment today, which can be efficient for more than 35 years !

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Overall rating:

5 flames

Build Quality 5 flames (avg 5)
Quality of finish 5 flames (avg 5)
Value for money 5 flames (avg 4.6)
Ease of use 5 flames (avg 4.2)
Ease of lighting 5 flames (avg 4.2)
Firebox size 5 flames (avg 4.6)
How well does the airwash work 4 flames (avg 2.6)
Controllability 4 flames (avg 4.1)
Handle operation 5 flames (avg 4.5)
How likely are you to buy it again? 5 flames (avg 4.5)
What is your overall satisfaction? 5 flames (avg 4.9)