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Review of Dowling Hybrid stove

Update on my Dowling Hybrid 8

Keith Taylor 4 years ago

I have owned my Dowling Hybrid 8 now for nearly 7 years and it still looks like new. It gets some hammering in the winter months, burning all types of fuel and really pumps the heat out. It is a quality piece of kit hand made in their workshops

. The quality of the workmanship is in the finish of the stove and a credit to the company.

It really is a triumph of design and functionality because it does exactly what it is there for and there is very little to go wrong.Through my own clumsiness I broke the glass but I soon had a replacement in.

If you are looking for a multi fuel stove that is a cut above the rest then you won''t go far wrong with a Dowling.

Overall rating:

5 flames

Build Quality 5 flames (avg 4.7)
Quality of finish 5 flames (avg 4.2)
Value for money 5 flames (avg 4.6)
Ease of use 5 flames (avg 4.7)
Ease of lighting 5 flames (avg 4.9)
Firebox size 5 flames (avg 4.6)
How well does the airwash work 5 flames (avg 3.6)
Controllability 5 flames (avg 4.1)
Handle operation 5 flames (avg 4.4)
How likely are you to buy it again? 5 flames (avg 4.6)
What is your overall satisfaction? 5 flames (avg 4.6)