Recommend me a wood burning fireplace (zero clearance)

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  1. Lemmy

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    I wanna get this a bit early so I'm starting my shopping now. There is an existing metal box fireplace but it is about 7% efficient. I'd rather have a wood burning stove but since there is already a fireplace (brick with a very nice mantel) I might as well go that route. :toptip:
     
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    take out the insert and enjoy the aesthetics of the fireplace the way God intended.
     
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    :eek:
     
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    Vermont casting. The one I had was bulletproof. No dust in the house and the most efficient wood burner I've ever owned.
     
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    I just looked online and they must not make the mocel we had anymore. It was a catalytic model. Both of the two they have listed on their web site are non catalytic.
     
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    Edited the title and original posting. What I thought was an insert is actually a metal box, zero clearance fireplace. :dontknow:
     
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    Thanks......that's a good start! :toptip:
     
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    Just put a flatscreen with the fireplace channel in it.

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    Don't burn your house down.
     
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    Like your Hungarian chicken fried buddy? :jj:
     
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    Pellet stove is the only way to go.fuck being a lumberjack.
     
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    That's gonna be a big project to rip that out and put a new one in. Also, the boxes are so small on the ZC wood burning fireplaces that you are gonna be hard pressed to find something that will fit inside it and throw decent heat... In other words.. You're fucked.
     
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    Yes. You mother doesn't need any more tragedies in her life.
     
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    I always liked gathering, splitting, and seasoning wood. It's good outside work when there's a little chill in the air.
     
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    I'd wanna get out of the house as much as I could if I were you,too.
     
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    We just had 15 ash trees cut down so I'm set for firewood for a bit starting next winter. Pellet burners are nice but I like the option to burn "real wood". I use the compressed wood bricks......like pellets but "bricks".

    Also, I like the minor workout of splitting/cutting firewood. :dontknow:
     
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    Lemmy. You've grabbed that smilie by the throat and made it your bitch.

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    Haven't had a wood stove in 25 years but nice try :mrpeanut:
     
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    When I poked around and discovered it wasn't a masonry fireplace but a ZC I did some quick checking at some of the manufacturers and it seems as though mine is pretty large so finding one to fit shouldn't be an issue. :toptip:
     
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    It's gonna look funny tho, just giving you a heads up.