Defiant 1610 woodburning stove

Overall Rating:

4 flames

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Defiant 1610 woodburning stove
The Vermont Defiant is a top and front loading enamelled stove, available in a full range of colours. There is the option of a sparkscreen for open door viewing. An oval to round flue adaptor is required for installation.
Technical Data
  • Height: 733mm
  • Width: 822mm
  • Depth: 603mm
  • Flue Diameter: 150mm
  • Fuel: Wood
  • Nominal Heat Output: 9.5kW
  • Efficiency: 79%

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Review Ratings Breakdown

Build Quality 4 flames
Quality of finish 4.5 flames
Value for money 4 flames
Ease of use 4.5 flames
Ease of lighting 4.5 flames
Firebox size 5 flames
How well does the airwash work 3 flames
Controllability 4 flames
Handle operation 4.5 flames
How likely are you to buy it again? 3.5 flames
What is your overall satisfaction? 4 flames

Most Recent Review

  • Fantastic Stove

    4 years ago

    Brilliant stove, not sure honestly how good the Cat converter is in operation, but it's a wonderful stove, brilliantly over engineered, weighs a ton with lovely touches that make operation easy... []

    Overall rating:

    5 flames

Most Popular Review

More reviews for Defiant 1610 woodburning stove

  • Too many problems

    4 years ago

    The catalyst kept going wrong and needed cleaning, it was a regular dismantle job to get to it, usually resulting in at least one broken firebrick. We went through three catalysts at 100 a... []

    Stove expert replied: This is very unusual to have so many catalyst failures, these stoves are normally very reliable. It can take some time for the parts to be shipped to the UK but being infrequently required may be the reason that stock is not kept for replacements and hence the wait. Warping of a stove is normally due to overfiring or using the incorrect fuel in it.

    Overall rating:

    3 flames

  • Beautiful centre piece that generates so much heat

    Mike Gerrish 7 years ago

    Beautiful looking stove. Fantastic build quality and attention to detail. A monster of a stove that generates so much heat, but can be controlled in an instant. Heats a room 40 ft high, 30ft... []

    Overall rating:

    5 flames

  • Overall disappointment

    Johnmay 11 years ago

    Admittedly our stove was bought over 10yrs ago but, assuming the technology hasn't changed, we have very mixed views. I think it is the best looking stove on the market and I like the ability... []

    Overall rating:

    2.5 flames

  • Excellant

    P Anderson 11 years ago

    Having owned several well known make this is by far the best. We have had it for 4 years now and is still good as new. It is an excellant stove and has an good wood to heat output racio and... []

    Overall rating:

    5 flames