scalabro wrote:franco b wrote:There is no reason for controversy on this subject. Both old and new have good points.
I have yet to see the stove, old or new I would consider perfect.
Maybe a good subject for a new thread. The Perfect Stove.
That's easy Franco....it's obviously the Crawford 40 Hahahahahahaha Hahahahahahaha!!!
While I do consider that the best combustion chamber and utilization of heat exchange combination, where is the fire view, or magazine or bi- metal thermostat? Can the ash pan hold 24 hours of ash at high burn? Is the shaker as good as prismatic grates? While among the best of stoves I still think it could be improved.