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Review of Franco Belge Belfort stove

Belfort Franco Belge

Neville Lanham 3 years ago

The Cam Pin grub screw ceases up therefore you can''t tighten it up, therefore it''s NOT locking as it should, therefore insufficient.

A stainless cam pin - grub screw would make more sense.

I will have to take the whole door off to buy the whole thing, ludicrous yes I know. How do I take the door off, can''t fathom that one out either!!!!!

I would NOT recommend anybody buying this particular stove.

Stove expert replied: The manual states: Figure 7 The closing latch rotates around a pressure screw positioned cam. - Loosen pressure screw 1. - Turn cam to desired position 2. Tighten pressure screw 1. In the manual it appears that the hinge pin can be knocked out so that the door can be lifted off the stove, a two handed job or rather two person may be better. Please refer to the manual for available replacement parts that may solve the locking problem.

Overall rating:

5 flames

Build Quality 5 flames (avg 4.3)
Quality of finish 5 flames (avg 4.1)
Value for money 5 flames (avg 3.9)
Ease of use 5 flames (avg 4.1)
Ease of lighting 5 flames (avg 4.1)
Firebox size 5 flames (avg 3.8)
How well does the airwash work 5 flames (avg 3.4)
Controllability 5 flames (avg 3.9)
Handle operation 5 flames (avg 3.7)
How likely are you to buy it again? 5 flames (avg 3.8)
What is your overall satisfaction? 5 flames (avg 3.9)