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Review of Dowling Hybrid stove

Dowling Hybrid 6kw

K Mundell 9 years ago

We purchased the Hybrid 6 in January 2011, for the living room in the farm. Having always lived in the country we have had use and knowledge of Rayburns, woodburners, open fires etc, so we aren't beginners at this! This little guy is absolutely fantastic and worth its weight in gold, incredibly efficient, one of the best overnight woodburners we have ever worked with, only once have we had to relight in the morning, (if you know how to work a woodburning stove you won't have a problem here), and the glass remains so much cleaner than any other woodburner we have used before (if clean glass is desperately important to you). Steve Dowling does not get enough credit for these stoves! Superb stove for an amateur starting out with their first woodburner as it is so simple to work too.\n\n

Stove expert replied: Great review from experienced user.

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 4 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)