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
  • 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

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

  • fire fox 8

    Matthew Eteson 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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

  • Firefox 8 Classic & Firefox 8 both Defra approved

    David Day 5 years ago

    Had the Classic 8 fitted in the kitchen with Twin Wall Chimney, only had 3 small fires to break it in, great to light and control by the secondary air, only burning wood sycamore between 15-... []

    Stove expert replied: It could be that the draw on this flue is greater than the other flue and hence causing less controllability, you may wish to investigate if a damper will help. Defra Approved stoves will not shut down completely as they have been modified to allow a bleed of air at all times to keep the flue gases diluted and cleaner emissions for the smoke controlled areas..

    Overall rating:

    4.5 flames

  • Firefox 8

    B Down 5 years ago

    Had this for 4 years now and it was a nice little burner, BUT now all the bricks have disintegrated and the top baffle plate is warped down by at least 1.5 inches and is cracked. Replacing the... []

    Stove expert replied: Spares may seem expensive but if you average it over the four years it is a reasonable amount for the operating times that a stove is used and for the heat it is generating, which also saves on other heating costs. You can purchase a sheet of the liner material that you cut yourself which may make it cheaper and worth exploring.

    Overall rating:

    3 flames

  • Firefox 8

    Craig Gardner 5 years ago

    Had this stove for two winters now and it is fab. Only burning seasoned wood, which more than heats our cold room. I have also had an issue with smoke coming back into the house on occasions when initially trying to get the fire going. Any ideas? Is it due to cold flu?... []

    Stove expert replied: Yes most probably due to a cold flue, try leaving the door slightly open initially as this will help to lift the flue gasses ans warm the flue faster. Check that the cowl on the chimney is the correct one and also check that you have enough air in the room.

    Overall rating:

    4 flames

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