Review of Morso Panther stove

Generally pleased but some difficulty

Mark Marko 9 years ago

We have had the stove for three years and it is generally very good. It heats our open plan house very readily and is highly controllable. We burn kiln-dried wood only and the stove was fitted by a Heatas installer with the correct liner. However the back plate has burnt through. Any comments on what this could be down to?

We have replaced the plate ourselves fitting new rope at the same time. On re-assembly we have found that it is impossible to get the back plate bolts back into the holes behind the plate even though they line up. It appears that the thickness of the rope has opened the gap by a mm or two.

I wonder why the bolts are so down-to-size that this is an issue. Any ideas for a solution other than just going in search of slightly longer bolts?

Overall rating:

4 flames

Build Quality 4 flames (avg 4.2)
Quality of finish 4 flames (avg 4.2)
Value for money 3 flames (avg 3.5)
Ease of use 4 flames (avg 4.1)
Ease of lighting 4 flames (avg 4.3)
Firebox size 5 flames (avg 4.2)
How well does the airwash work 4 flames (avg 3.8)
Controllability 5 flames (avg 4.3)
Handle operation 3 flames (avg 3.9)
How likely are you to buy it again? 3 flames (avg 3.6)
What is your overall satisfaction? 3 flames (avg 3.7)