Kubota2007 wrote:Thanks Captcaper, just the information I was looking for. Really like my Harmon Magnum, now to find a good price on a new Super Magnum, first price was around $3600. and I've been told end of this month starts a $250.00 rebate, there is another on line rebate of $100.00 but can use the two together. Thanks for your help Guy's
I ordered the blocking kit so all the forced hot air goes up the duct work. And there is convection panels on the side that works good.
Use the room temp probe and extend it if you need to get it in a upstairs room. Check in later about the settings to use. Get a manometer installed permanent if you haven't done so. Also a Barometric Damper.
The stove is well made and easy to use. The control panel seems to adjust the fan,etc. for any changes in the weather and room temp. We were 20 below zero last night again. Last weekend we were 40's. I haven't touch the settings. I just add coal and empty the fines and ash pan. Harman also answered 3 tech question emails for me so I'm happy with them on that.
The stove or the parts aren't made in China like some claim it seems. Only some of the office furniture the parent company has makes. The Hearth products are totally made here in the USA. See my finds on that below.
I was curious if it was true the claims about Harman and China so I went to the parent site and found this http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=98627&p=irol-irhome
. On the right side of the page in PDF is the annual report. I read alot and didn't find any Hearth product they make made in China or parts of it. But I did find this
"The Corporation manufactures office furniture in Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina,
Texas, China and India. The Corporation manufactures hearth products in Iowa, Maryland, Minnesota, Washington and
Pennsylvania." Also this
"In both the office furniture and hearth products industries, we also face significant price competition from our competitors and
from new market entrants who primarily manufacture and source products from lower cost countries. Such price competition
impacts our ability to implement price increases or, in some cases, even maintain prices, which could lower our profit margins. In
addition, we may not be able to maintain or raise the prices of our products in response to rising raw material prices and other
The concentration of our customer base, changes in demand
I guess some of the office furniture is made in India and China but no where in the report does it mention China for Hearth products.