philthy wrote:Got the Hitzer up and running. I'm surprised at how little air is required for lots of heat! Right now I have the flapper just cracked to get the house back down to a comfortable temp.
The stove was not in as great a shape as I originally thought though. Grates need replaced but will be ok for this season. Was a little angry about that at first but after firing, I can see how it could easily be overtired. All in all, I'm pretty happy with it! New grates and it will be perfect.