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  1. Homemade

    Homemade Super OPE Member

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    I’m building a new house. It will be roughly 1750 soft with large open concept kitchen living room area. I’ll be primarily heating with an owb and will have a fireplace for supplement. What do you recommend for brand. I have napoleon, Jøtul, Lopi, and arch Guard at the local dealer and would like to stick within those options.
     
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    Hearth.com would be a great visit for years of info while you shop.
     
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    RI Chevy Stihl Runner

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    I have 2 LOPI stoves and love them.
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    Your lucky to have good choices! Jotul or Lopi.
     
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    Every year my largest customer buys from me six to seven truckloads of ash, oak, walnut, hard maple, birch, and locust. I mix them all up prior to delivery. This Lopi is the stove he uses.
     
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    This is the stove I would like to use. The lopi large hybrid insert.

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    This is the style of fireplace I would like, but off the ground with a nice hearth stone. I like the look of stained wood over stone or brick.
     
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    Check the reviews on hearth.com I think some of the new lopi hybrid stoves have had warped baffles and cracks at the cat. Jotul seems to make a solid product.
     
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    10-4. I liked the large fire box.

    I thought this would be the easier to reside on, compared to the owb’s I’m looking at.
     
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    We have been really happy with ours. My brotherinlaw runs the same one and we heat our house in Montana most the year with it. The bigger the better.
     

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    That’s the lopi large hybrid? It looks like a nice job with the install
     
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