Merlin Standard stove

Overall Rating:

3.5 flames

based on 3 reviews    (View rating breakdown)
Merlin Standard stove

The Merlin standard stove is simple but robust and powerful, offering you a nominal heat output of 8 kW.

Technical Data
  • Height: 698mm
  • Width: 490mm
  • Depth: 385mm
  • Flue Diameter: 150mm
  • Nominal Heat Output: 8kW

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Review Ratings Breakdown

Build Quality 3.5 flames
Quality of finish 3.5 flames
Value for money 3 flames
Ease of use 4 flames
Ease of lighting 3.5 flames
Firebox size 3.5 flames
How well does the airwash work 3.5 flames
Controllability 3.5 flames
Handle operation 3 flames
How likely are you to buy it again? 2.5 flames
What is your overall satisfaction? 3 flames

Most Recent Review

  • disapointing

    Mark Johns 3 years ago

    I must agree with Mr Jenkins on his review. I too have the Merlin standard and the throat plate (baffle) has again failed for the second time!! Replaced after the second year and gone again... []

    Stove expert replied: The failed parts are being replaced with modern better constructed materials that will reflect the same stove that is currently sold by Merlin so the customer is now happy with this product.

    Overall rating:

    2 flames

Most Popular Review

  • mega

    John Guncill 5 years ago

    I bought this Merlin Standard as part of a deal, along with a slimline of the same make. (see my other report) I have now had a chimney installer fit it in my Italian farm house. It has taken... []

    Overall rating:

    5 flames

More reviews for Merlin Standard stove

  • Merlin standard review

    4 years ago

    This is a good stove, the self clean is very good. The stove has been in use for 3 winters now using only well seasoned hardwood. Sadly the back throat failed in year 2 and was replaced. Even... []

    Stove expert replied: Internal components such as baffle / throat plates, side bricks and rope seals are subjected to varying degrees of heat depending on how the stove is operated and classed as consumable items. It is a shame that you have had to replace the throat plate twice, it may be that you are overdrawing it and perhaps should operate it on a sightly lower setting - a stove thermometer will help you with the ideal temperature it should be operated at.

    Overall rating:

    3 flames