Ed.A wrote:My Channing III weighs apprx 400 and the Kodiak about 75lbs more. The Channing has .187 (3/16) thick steel plate construction, the Kodiak appears to be a bit larger so I'd guess it's prolly the same plate thickness when you add in the grates that a Stoker lacks. I'd say it'd come in around 475lbs. as listed on their site.
LsFarm wrote:With proper maintenance each spring when you shut down the stove, your Kodiak will outlive you, even if you were five years old.
ron54 wrote:What is advantage of thicker steel?