Hitzer 254 vs Harman MK2

Hitzer 254 vs Harman MK2

PostBy: ron54 On: Wed Sep 19, 2007 9:09 am

In terms of quality, metal thickness, gtates, how does the Hitzer 254 compare to the Harman MK2?

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PostBy: LsFarm On: Wed Sep 19, 2007 11:37 am

Hitzer stoves are built like tanks, just like Harman stoves. Both use heavy steel plate, around 1/4" thick, heavy grates, good designs.

Compare shipping weights and actual size to get a comparison of the amount of steel in each.

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PostBy: coal berner On: Wed Sep 19, 2007 12:12 pm

the Harman use 1/4 inch steel plate body and top its weight is 449lbs 72.000 B.T.U. 1900 sq ft Blower size is 76 c.f.m the Hitzer use 1/4 inch steel plate for top plate and 3/16 steel plate for body weight unknown 45.000 to 55.000 B.T.U. 1800 sq ft Blower size 134 c.f.m
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PostBy: unklechuckles19 On: Tue Oct 09, 2007 1:59 pm

The hitzer I believe is right around 500, maybe a bit more.
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