Tiger stove, page 2 of reviews

Overall Rating:

3.5 flames

based on 47 reviews    (View rating breakdown)
Tiger stove

The Tiger is a 5kW cast iron multifuel stove suited to the smaller living room.

Technical Data
  • Height: 590mm
  • Width: 565mm
  • Depth: 340mm
  • Flue Diameter: 150mm
  • Fuel: Multifuel
  • Efficiency: 77%

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Review Ratings Breakdown

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

Page 2/5 of reviews for Tiger stove

  • Tige gas stove..please help!!

    Nicola Rotchell 5 years ago

    Have had this stove for 5yrs. Already had to call someone out few yrs ago for persistent problem of difficulty igniting then having to hold the ignition knob in for up to a minute before releasing... []

    Stove expert replied: Has the stove been serviced by a gas engineer? This is suggested every year and it may be that the igniter needs replacing.

    Overall rating:

    3 flames

  • Air wash control on Tiger Classic?

    Linda Broomhead 5 years ago

    We have recently moved into a house with a Tiger Classic burner. We had the chimney swept last week in preparation for the winter and our first lighting of the burner, and were informed that... []

    Overall rating:

    1 flames

  • Tiger Classic warranty

    Martin Hammond 6 years ago

    We bought our Tiger Classic back in 2009 and it was the first wood burner we've ever owned and it's more than paid for it self by bringing down our duel fuel bills over the years until this... []

    Overall rating:

    3.5 flames

  • Tiger - No Airwash handle?

    Amy Jones 6 years ago

    We bought our house with a Tiger log burning stove already installed. It seems to work really well and we've had no problems. However, I was recently trying to identify which model we have and... []

    Overall rating:

    3.5 flames

  • Intermittent problems

    Mary Smith 6 years ago

    We've had our Tiger coal-effect gas stove for almost two years and, most of the time, it works very well. However, it has recently begun to malfunction. Ignition can be difficulty, there sometimes... []

    Overall rating:

    2 flames

  • Tiger Gas Stove

    Lee McLocklan 6 years ago

    I purchased a Tiger Gas Stove and followed the instruction to put the stove together. Secured the flue collar to the top of the fire but the 5" flue pipe provided is too small and a 6" flue... []

    Overall rating:

    1.5 flames

  • Tiger 5Kw Superclean.

    Paul Kelly 6 years ago

    Have had this for over two years and very pleased with it. However the airwash handle is now stuck and will not move. It has always been difficult to operate - very stiff to move. Mine is... []

    Stove expert replied: Try releasing agent when the stove is cold, is it stuck open or closed? On Defra models the airwash will always be partially open to dilute the flue gases.

    Overall rating:

    4.5 flames

  • Should have replaced my gas fire years ago

    Denise Doherty 6 years ago

    I was reluctant to give up my living flame gas fire, but it had started to show many signs of wear and we were having the room completely stripped of plaster and the ceilings replaced. After... []

    Stove expert replied: Crazing that creeps across the glass (like a spiders web effect) is due to the stove not being operated at a high enough temperature (keeping the airwash shut down too much) the gasses stay in the firebox too long and attack the glass. The glass integrity is not compromised but the crazing can't be removed. Try leaving the air wash open more and give the stove short periods of fast burn (no more than 15-20mins max) with all controls fully open.

    Overall rating:

    4 flames

  • Glass rope size in mm

    Kevin Smith 6 years ago

    I have had my tiger for about 4 years now, flue is lined and control is good. I have tried various types of fuel mixes and woods the best I have found is kiln dried ash very hot and slow burning... []

    Stove expert replied: This will be a trade secret and I would suggest purchasing through a reputable online spares company to insure you get it right, you can ruin a stove by using the wring rope!

    Overall rating:

    3.5 flames

  • Door problem

    Richard Hargrave 6 years ago

    I've had one of these stoves for a few years now with no problems whatsoever. Until now that is when for some reason the door is locked shut. I did have it pretty hot with coal last night but other than that nothing different The handle is working and moving the catch inside but it won't give at all - also I don't think its dropped at the hinges. Now contemplating smashing the glass as a last resort. Help!... []

    Stove expert replied: As you can see the latch moving inside it seems strange that this is not releasing the door. Can you get into the fire box by disconnecting the flue to see if you can release the door rather than smashing the glass?

    Overall rating:

    4 flames

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