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Review of Parkray Consort 4

Parkray Consort 4

Jack Currie 9 years ago

After a great deal of careful research I purchased this stove because of its size and appearance. It was small enough to fit in the space I had available and large enough to have a 'presence' in the room. I considered that some of the smaller stoves were insignificant in appearance.

I installed the stove myself and found it an easy task. The stove has now been installed and used - infrequently because of the summer months - for about 5 months. I am happy with the result.

It is very easy to light and to stoke. I burn only good seasoned timber and have had no problems at all.

Stove expert replied: Comments above are good but I see it has low mark for control ability but no comment to support this which would be interesting.

Overall rating:

4.5 flames

Build Quality 5 flames (avg 4.7)
Quality of finish 5 flames (avg 4.7)
Value for money 5 flames (avg 4.7)
Ease of use 5 flames (avg 5)
Ease of lighting 5 flames (avg 5)
Firebox size 5 flames (avg 4)
How well does the airwash work 5 flames (avg 4)
Controllability 1 flames (avg 3)
Handle operation 2 flames (avg 3)
How likely are you to buy it again? 4 flames (avg 4.3)
What is your overall satisfaction? 5 flames (avg 4.7)