The Truth about Pellet Stoves

Better Than Pellet Stoves

Instead of wood in the form of sawdust (pellets), the Flash Combustion stove cleanly burns even pine! Versions have existed for a while, but the Country Stove line has perfected it. Before going to to see smoke burning and to learn about new features, check out the numerous downsides pellet stoves promoters fail to emphasize.

Proven Before Your Very Eyes

When given a burn model comparison of the Country flash combustion stove, no shoppers have opted for a pellet stove. Instead of wood in the form of pine sawdust (pellets), the Flash Combustion stove cleanly burns even sappy pine when smouldered! Versions have existed for a while, but Country has perfected it with affordable durability, and up to 94% efficiency! Before going to to see what informed folks choose over a pellet stove, check out the numerous downsides pellet stoves below, for which promoters fail to emphasize.

Know the facts about pellet stoves before spending thousands following the fad.

Pellet stoves may be cheaper to vent, but they cost $1200 more than a comparable flash combustion stove. A high heat output pellet stove costs about $3200. The best quality comparable output wood stove is $1900.

  1. The long burn time of a pellet stove is when you adjust it down to heat the area of a bathroom. Turn the pellet stove up to heat a 2000 square foot home, and find it has no longer of a burn time than today's Flash Combustion stoves. In other words, they have similar burn times given the same area heated & poundage of fuel used.
  2. Pellets come in heavy 40 pound bags. At least with wood, you can choose to carry less than 40 lbs (pick up less logs). Pellets cannot be stored outside.
  3. Pellet stoves require expensive maintenance, especially after a few years. If pellets absorb water or humidity, time consuming maintenance is required.
  4. Pellet stoves don't work during power outages unless you buy an expensive battery backup system.
  5. The pellet fire view is pitiful. Smoke combustion fire views are beautiful, and can easily be maintained 24/7 without over heating.
  6. The pellet fan and auger make noise and need service.
  7. Ash removal is three times more frequent with pellet than a flash combustion stove.
  8. With a good wood carrier, it can be clean to transport wood, and good exercise.
  9. Using half the wood of previous generation air-tight stoves, wood is cheaper as a fuel than pellet.
  10. It is unlikely there will be enough new construction sawdust to meet the previous demand for pellets, let alone the threefold increase in demand this year.
  11. Currently, there are little to no pellets to be found, and it is still summer!

Double Effiency Wood Stoves... and More!

    With a quality Flash Combustion stove, expect the following:
  • Properly operated, you'll never need a chimney cleaning or have a chimney fire.
  • They can be as close as a few inches to an unprotected wall. Less space & installation cost.
  • They're not prone to overheating, so a large firebox giving a very long burn time is an option even when heating a small area.
  • It will never need repair,(see the 'Country Collection' stoves) and rarely need a new gasket.
  • Use half the wood and remove half the ash as compared to 70's airtight stoves.
  • See the beautiful fire view through the new stay clean glass fronts.
  • Can stay lit over night on one load while heating a large area.

The list goes on...

Folks overwhelmingly choose the new flash-combustion wood stoves. Learn about more advantages and see a video of flash-combustion by going to