Are Nu-tec stoves any good?

Are Nu-tec stoves any good?

PostBy: jimbo On: Mon Aug 04, 2008 7:03 am

Looking at a nu-tec amity cs45.
Has any one ever heard of one .
If so are they any good?
My son is in need of a coal stove and found this one. Do not want to purchase it if it is not a good stove.
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Re: Are Nu-tec stoves any good?

PostBy: coaledsweat On: Mon Aug 04, 2008 7:57 am

http://www.nutec-castings.com/Replaceme ... ervice.htm

According to this, they don't make the unit, just a casting to be used in making a stove by some other party. Without seeing it, I would recommend staying away from it. Got pics? Does it look like any in the link?
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Re: Are Nu-tec stoves any good?

PostBy: LsFarm On: Mon Aug 04, 2008 8:00 am

A google seach shows a few photographs none of which show an ashpan or shaker handle.. I suspect these are not designed for regular burning of anthracite.

I'd stay away from them untill you can find out more information.

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Re: Are Nu-tec stoves any good?

PostBy: Devil505 On: Mon Aug 04, 2008 8:00 am

Never heard of it either. Best to stick with a coal stove that you can get reviews of by owners right here. There are lots of good stoves out there, & lots of junk!
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Re: Are Nu-tec stoves any good?

PostBy: LsFarm On: Mon Aug 04, 2008 8:22 am

These are hand feed stoves.. so I'm moving this topic to the appropriate forum..

Greg L
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Re: Are Nu-tec stoves any good?

PostBy: CapeCoaler On: Mon Aug 04, 2008 5:27 pm

http://www.nutec-castings.com/Replaceme ... ervice.htm
I think this answers the question. I would not drop $995 on it.
Made in China.
http://www.nutec-castings.com/profile.htm
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Re: Are Nu-tec stoves any good?

PostBy: riviezzo On: Wed Aug 06, 2008 8:34 am

Reading Coal Co. sells this same stove as a Manantongo CS-45. I called a Reading dealer to get a quote on the price and I was quoted $1867.00. Reading only sells the darker colors; black, red, green, and matt black. The stoves on Ebay are lighter colors; ivory, almond, and light blue. Could it be that the lighter colors will change color more noticeably than the darker ones therefore Nu-Tec dumped them on liquidators?

I heated with coal before with a Saey cast iron stove that did not have porcelean on it, and I thought back then, 1989 or so, I was told that coal was to hot for porcelean?

I plan to buy either a Vigilant, Saey, or one of these off of ebay. I thought the vigilant was made in china?
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