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Firefox 8 stove

Overall Rating:

4 flames

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Firefox 8 stove

The Firefox 8 is an 8.9kW cast iron stove which can burn wood or coal.

Technical Data
  • Height: 607mm
  • Width: 566mm
  • Depth: 363mm
  • Flue Diameter: 150mm
  • Fuel: Multifuel
  • Nominal Heat Output: 8kW
  • Efficiency: 77%

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Review Ratings Breakdown

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

Most Recent Review

  • Firefox 8 wood burning stove.

    Lewis Burton last month

    I thought I would give it a few years until i wrote a review of my stove. It's been in constant use throughout the cold months for two years now. This stove has not missed a beat. Easy to fire... []

    Stove expert replied: Sounds like your stove is doing a grand job for you Lewis. Nice to hear. :)

    Overall rating:

    4.5 flames

Most Popular Review

  • Firefox 8 Stove

    NVB 10 years ago

    We have recently had a Firefox 8 Stove fitted in our dining room. We paid just under £400 for it and found it excellent value for money. Ease of use is fab and it gives off a great amount... []

    Overall rating:

    5 flames

More reviews for Firefox 8 stove (page 1 of 6)

  • FIREFOX 8 CLEAN BURN

    Stephen Foster last month

    The Coal griddle sits extremely high up in the stove (almost halfway up) you get a nice view of the fire, but the flames lick the baffle plate and there isn't much room. I guess it will go through... []

    Stove expert replied: What a great review Stephen. Some useful feedback for Firefox there - it sounds like, if they agree with your suggestions, that some minor mods would improve this stove a bit. I will feed that back to them. It sounds like you may have strong chimney draw which would make the controls not seem that responsive. It might be worth looking at what sort of cowl you are using on top of the chimney. In terms of the SIA question - it's not an SIA only stove that comes in in 2022. From 2022 newly manufacturered stoves need to comply with EcoDesign legislation, although stoves already in stock that do not comply can still be sold until stocks run out. This sets a minimum efficiency as well as limits on emissions, NOX and OGC. It's an EU-wide policy which the UK plans to also adopt after Brexit. The SIA (Stove Industry Alliance) are running another scheme which aims to go further than the EcoDesign legislation. This is a star rating - as yet it isn't part of UK policy as far as I know, but it may become so. There is no plan that I know of to make these legislative changes apply retrospectively. I'd personally like it if the ban on open fires in cities/Smoke Control Areas was actually enforced, and a scrappage scheme put in place for older stoves - because open fires, old stoves, and garden bonfires are likely to represent the lion's share of emissions. There's currently little appetite for that type of legislative change - I have argued for it and will continue to. Thanks for a great review! Sune

    Overall rating:

    4 flames

  • Firefox 8 rusting!

    Lauren Hillary 11 months ago

    Hi, I've been living in my house for almost a year and have only turned on the gas stove probably 4 times the whole time I've lived here. Mainly because I never felt like it gave off enough... []

    Stove expert replied: The stove should be serviced annually by a gas safe engineer so this would be a good starting place and he can re fill the flue connection as required. If water is getting down the flue system this should also be investigated and work undertaken to prevent in the future. There will be spray paint that can be purchased to cover affected areas once they have been cleaned and prepared, do mask the surrounding area to prevent further damage.

    Overall rating:

    2 flames

  • Best thing we ever did

    Jeff Robinson 4 years ago

    The fire is great can't get round it for grandkids,had 4 small fires to break it in boy does that paint stink or what on a big fire. Handle gets hot, ash tray is easy to clean, good airwash... []

    Overall rating:

    5 flames

  • fire fox 8

    Matthew Eteson 5 years ago

    Had this fire for 2 years and it has split and the cast has cracked. I would not buy one again, they are cheap and made in china but nonetheless I can't recommend them due to what has happened... []

    Overall rating:

    1 flames

  • firefow 8 top adjustment never worked

    John Pollock 5 years ago

    Great wee fire but the lever at the top doesn't move. I am assuming it is for adjusting the flue but it doesn't move or do anything. Is it supposed to?

    Overall rating:

    4 flames

  • 2nd firefox 8

    Darren Mole 5 years ago

    During the winter last year we only had the one in the conservatory and found it to be fantastic. Snow on the ground outside and me sitting inside with a pair of budgie smugglers on feeling... []

    Overall rating:

    4.5 flames

  • Firebricks

    Fions Mac 5 years ago

    My parents have been very pleased with the Firefox 8 stove, but now having great difficulty fitting in the new replacement firebricks. Is there an easy solution to this or does it require... []

    Overall rating:

    4.5 flames

  • Fab stove and would recommend.

    Tom Cook 5 years ago

    Only had the stove installed for 1 winter and have loved getting to know it. At first it wasn't giving out much heat and eating wood like you would believe. Installing a flue damper has solved... []

    Overall rating:

    4 flames

  • Door jam

    Jo Peter 5 years ago

    Really like my Firefox woodburner. However a log has become lodged behind the lock on the inside making it impossible to open the door. Any solutions appreciated!

    Overall rating:

    3.5 flames

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