Mendip 8 stove

Overall Rating:

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Mendip 8 stove

The Mendip 8 stove is the bigger brother of the Mendip 5 multi fuel stove.

It has 1 single big window to view the fire and is suitable to use in a smokeless area.

Technical Data
  • Height: 540mm
  • Width: 530mm
  • Depth: 415mm
  • Flue Diameter: 150mm
  • Fuel: multifuel
  • Efficiency: 75.1%

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Review Ratings Breakdown

Build Quality 5 flames
Quality of finish 5 flames
Value for money 4 flames
Ease of use 5 flames
Ease of lighting 3 flames
Firebox size 5 flames
How well does the airwash work 5 flames
Controllability 5 flames
Handle operation 5 flames
How likely are you to buy it again? 5 flames
What is your overall satisfaction? 5 flames
  • Great performer

    Terry Pearce 7 years ago

    I have the Claret enamel finish and its been installed for three years. I have an exterior lined flue which can be troublesome in cold weather. Naturally the air in the flue is at the same temperature
    and density as ambient. When lighting the burner pre-heating the whole thing really helps, I use a gas bottle with a blowtorch attachment.Once it's going it is very efficient and I mostly run it with the air damper nearly closed, I also burn Brazier smokeless fuel which keeps the fire going nicely overnight, all ready for a riddling and fresh wood. I can empty the ash tray, with great care, easily making the burner able to run for days on end. The enameling is great quality, all in all, I'm very happy with it.

    Stove expert replied: Cold flue systems can give rise to initial lighting difficulties regardless of whether they are of standard construction or the twin walled systems widely used but pre-heating is a great way to overcome this. Once warm the gases have the lift that enables the flue to draw well and provide the efficient burning conditions required for a closed appliance. Great feedback.

    Overall rating:

    4.5 flames