Stovax Brunel 3cb stove
The Stovax Brunel 3cb is a clean burning multi fuel cast iron stove with 1 plain door.
There are longer legs available for this model -
the Stovax Brunel has a central door with plain glass in the door -
there is a small ash tray in front of the fire box making it easier to keep the stove clean.
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looks amazing. Would definitely recommend.
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I known this when we had it fitted is that it is not possible to remove the baffle to sweep it from the bottom?Sweeping from the top is the only option and removing the soot is a complete nightmare . The back bricks hold in the side bricks which need to be removed to allow fingertip access to rake the soot from the top of the metal baffle but to get that far you have to remove 14 set screws to do so. It is a complete faff and overtime I expect to lose some through damage or corrosion. To have any chance of doing a job on this you need an access plate in the flue which we don't have room for or a rear entry flue, not top like ours.
Stove expert replied: Perhaps changing the flue to one with a door would help you.
are a bit fiddly, but they are discrete at least- this is what attracted us, plus the relatively large window. Does tend to tick when heating up & cooling down Some of the bolts that hold in the cleanburn plate have dropped out on both stoves- threads have gone. Otherwise, build appears ok & no firebrick problems- the other user may have been overfiring the stove? We now have a larger house, so have multiple woodburners- we are moving onto other brands of larger stoves(invicta, morso), but are keeping these for smaller rooms.
Stove expert replied: Small stove but generally good quality.
room and wouldn't consider anything else.
or damp wood it will blacken up, but that's true of any stove); nice wide firebox which makes it easy to reload whilst burning; well designed ash can; superb build quality - very soldily constructed and, IMO, a nice balance between a modern and traditional appearance. Minus points: handles are a little fiddly, and the secondary air control gets quite hot; perhaps tricky to run slowly ( I find that even with everything stopped down it still burns quite fast); if I'm being really picky, the ash tray in front of the door is awkward to clean because of its raised lip. It's not the cheapest on the market - but over (say) a 15 year life span, you're talking maybe £25 per year for a much nicer product. I've experience with a Hunter Herald 6, which we considered as a budget option, and I am thoroughly satisfied that the Brunel was worth the extra money.
with whatever fuel we have used, bank it up at night close the vents and in the morning the glass is pure black but open up the vents and in no time the glass is once again clear. Are about to instal a second stove in the house and there is a good chance it may well be a 3cb.
The air wash does not work and the glass just gets dirty