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Morso Owl Convector stove

Overall Rating:

4.5 flames

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Morso Owl Convector stove

The Morso Owl convector is a cast iron stove and looks a little more contemporary than the standard, non-convector, owl stove.

Technical Data
  • Height: 739mm
  • Width: 554mm
  • Depth: 490mm

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Review Ratings Breakdown

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

Most Recent Review

  • Blinding bit of kit, keeps you warm too.

    LIONEL WHITCHURCH 8 years ago

    We've had our Morso for several years and are delighted with it. We didn't want anything flash or fussy, just a clean looking wood burner with sufficient KW output to keep us warm in our large
    lounge, in an old, often cold French house. The Morso Owl (3400) fulfilled all our criteria.I figured as Morso stoves have been made in Denmark - a country with seriously cold winters - for more than 150 years, we should be OK and we certainly have been. It's very easy to light, controlling the heat output is a doddle and the air wash system works a treat, so we can enjoy the flames. Although it says on the bumf you can burn coal, ours doesn't seem to like it, but that hasn't been a problem as there is a ready supply of wood locally. The only problem we had was when the circular iron plate in the base, which acts as a combined riddler and vent, broke and had to be replaced. I was surprised at this, but think it may be a one-off. We've had no other problems.The thing feels like it's bomb proof and I'm sure it will be going strong long after I'm dead and gone. Yes, it was expensive, but it was money well spent. I just wish I could afford another.

    Stove expert replied: Smokeless fuels do vary so if you are looking for the extended burning time they provide it is worth trying a few before purchasing in bulk. Some are less dense and burn easier and the ash produced also varies immensely.

    Overall rating:

    4.5 flames

Most Popular Review

  • Owl Convector - a wise choice

    Janet Exelby 12 years ago

    A high quality, stylish and efficient stove though expensive and on long back order when we wanted one. It will stay in overnight but have only tried this a couple of times and is probably not
    very efficient. Ownership has only been marred by the lack of available dry seasoned logs locally but now they've dried out the stove is fab.
    Overall rating:

    4 flames

More reviews for Morso Owl Convector stove

  • MORSO OWL CONVECTOR

    LIONEL WHITCHURCH

    We bought this stove mainly because of its looks. We wanted a plain, but attractive stove that wasn't cluttered with fussy, fancy moulding, and decoration, and the Morso Owl fitted our bill exactly. In addition I had heard of the Morso company, but didn't really know much about their stoves. I figured as they've been made in Denmark for more than 150 years and their winters are colder than ours, it should be capable of keeping us warm in the large lounge of our old house in France. It's been great; so easy to light, whacks out loads of heat, very easy to control and in our opinion, looks the business. It is admired (and probably coveted) by all our visitors. On the down side it doesn't burn throughout the night, the best we can hope for are a few glowing embers the next morning, but only occasionally and to be fair it wasn't sold as an overnight burner. The circular plate in the base of the firebox, which acts as a vent and riddler, broke and had to be replaced, which surprised me. Maybe we were unlucky and it was a one off. No trouble since replacing it. Another very small problem is the handle; this sometimes becomes loose as it isn't screwed or riveted on to the shaft. Once you're aware it ceases to be a problem and when I pointed it out to the installer he said it is meant to be detachable so parents can remove it easily to prevent their children messing about with the fire. Oh really? Not cheap, but apart from the one problem with the riddling plate it's been fine. I would certainly buy another, but don't think that will be necessary as its build quality indicates it will be around a lot longer than me.

    Stove expert replied: Good feedback.

    Overall rating:

    4 flames