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Hamlet Solution 5 Widescreen Wood Burning Stove

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About the Hamlet Solution 5 Wide

 

 

This is a wider version of the classic Solution 5 manufactured by Arada, in the UK (Devon), under the brand name Hamlet (who also manufacture the Aarrow range).

The Solution 5 has a nominal output range of 5kW and a 79.3% efficiency rating. This British made stove is an absolute steal at this price and a great option if you are on a tight budget and looking for a stout stove from a British manufacturer.

Output & fuel

Multifuel.
Nominal 5kW.
Max. 6.29kW

This stove will run happily at 2 - 6.29kW depending on fuel load.

This stove can burn wood or coal/smokeless fuel without any modification.

What size stove to choose? Advice here

Eco credentials

This stove is approved by DEFRA to burn wood in a Smoke Control Area.

Efficiency

79.3%

Don't overthink efficiency. 75%-85% is fine.

Stoves with 90%+ efficiency may not work so well on shorter chimneys.

Dimensions

Height: 600mm
Height with log store: no log store available this model
Width: 541mm
Depth: 365mm


Front of pipe to rear of stove: ?mm

Which fitting pack for my liner? Advice here

Glass

Viewing area (from outside stove looking in).

Width: ?cm
Height: ?cm

 

Flue size

5" (125mm) collar top or rear.
Can be installed with a 5" or 6" chimney liner.

 

External air NO

No, this stove cannot be fitted with an external air kit. Usually this option is not relevant unless an air vent is required and the property owners are aiming for an airtight space.

Air vent advice here

Body and door

Steel stove (5-year body guarantee) with cast-iron door.

What to buy steel or cast-iron? Do not overthink. Steel heats fast. Cast-iron takes a little longer but retains heat longer as fire dies.

Hearth

This stove can, if sited outside of a fireplace recess, be sited on a 12mm thick hearth.

If in a fireplace recess, a full 125mm thickness constructional hearth is required. This will usually be in place as part of the recess design.

Hearth regulation advice here

Air gaps

Distance to combustibles SIDE: 300mm
Distance to combustibles REAR: 300mm (has built-in heat shield)
Distance to combustibles TOP: 381mm

To non-combustibles there are no hard rules but, around the stove, a 50mm minimum air gap is recommended to brick/stone. This to be increased to 100mm for rendered or boarded surfaces. Prior to purchasing any stove download the installation manual to check that manufacturers do not have any additional requirements.

Distances & heat shield advice

Technical info pages  and manual (distance to combustible materials and non-combustible materials on page 84/85 of Installation manual).

Julian's thoughts

British-manufactured stove (made in Devon) at an excellent price point.

Spend just a little more? An alternative to the Hamlet Solution Wide would be the Ecodesign models Firewire 400, Hamlet Solution 5 SC or Saltfire Peanut 5 £699.

Internal firebox

Width: 390mm
Depth: 230mm
Useable height: 200mm

Capacity: 17,940cm3

Max. output: 6.29kW

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Buying online is a little disconcerting for some. What if I get a lemon? What if I'm happy when I unwrap it?
 
If your stove's retail price is under £1300: Should you not be happy with your stove for any reason, within the first three months from purchase, we will arrange to have the stove collected from your premises (we pay first £48 delivery collection cost, covers most UK postcodes, you pay additional in rare situation cost rises above £48 for any reason). Stove installed and has been used? No worry. We will pay you up to £100 to have it removed by a Hetas registered installer.
 
As soon as the stove is back with us we will provide a FULL REFUND of the cost of the stove. We will even post you a pallet and straps as required (you will need to prepare it ready for our driver). This exceptional guarantee lasts for a full three months from date of delivery EVEN IF THE STOVE IS USED as long as normal wear and tear.
 
Between three and six months, we offer exactly the same but without the £100 stove-removal offer.
 
On this, you have my word.

 

Julian Patrick
Managing Director Stove Fitter's Warehouse and Author of The Stove Fitter's Manual

 

*The "exceptional money-back guarantee" applies only to black stoves or stoves that have a retail value inc. VAT of £1,300 or less. INSET OR CASSETTE STOVES ARE NOT INCLUDED. STOVES NOT ADVERTISED ON www.stovefitterswarehouse.co.uk are NOT INCLUDED.

We will happily strive to match any price you may have from any other supplier.

Offered an "ex-display" or "shop soiled"? We will strive to offer you a new stove for the same price.

Gobbledygook (jargon used on this page)

Boarded surface: Fireproof board (usually 10-20mm thick) for lining fireplace recesses or sealing off bottom of chimney. Available builder's merchants or specialist stove stores. Example is Hardiebacker see here: http://www.stovefittersmanual.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/hardiebacker-multifuel-leaflet.pdf
Lining a fireplace: https://www.stovefitterswarehouse.co.uk/pages/lining-a-fireplace

Capacity: A Stovefitter's figure, in cm2, as to the useable inside area of the stove with regard to fuel load.

Chimney liner: A stainless steel tube, slides down a brick/stone chimney to provide a smooth and safe route for smoke.
https://www.stovefitterswarehouse.co.uk/products/duraflue-316-904-grade-chimney-flue-liner
See also "Fitting Pack". If no chimney then see here: https://www.stovefitterswarehouse.co.uk/products/chimney-design-to-building-regulations

Chimney plate: Seals off bottom of chimney above stove. If fitting a chimney liner will be made of metal or fireproof board (see boarded surface).

Collar: The place on the stove where the first section of chimney pipe inserts.

Cowl: Sits on top of chimney pot and stops rain/birds getting into chimney.

DEFRA: Department of Environment, Farming and Rural Affairs (UK).

Firebox: The inside of the stove where the fuel sits. The bigger this is the more fuel and therefore the more heat.
https://www.stovefitterswarehouse.co.uk/pages/what-size-wood-burning-stove-for-my-room

Fitting pack: Purchased with stove and chimney liner (stove+liner+fitting pack and off you go!). Includes all you need from stove to cowl and we can choose the correct pack for you depending on your liner and stove. Fitting Pack does not include chimney plate or CO detector - these items can be purchased separately or are often available as a free gift with our stoves. Use our SEARCH button, top right of website to search for "fitting pack" for more detailed info. See infographic here: https://www.stovefitterswarehouse.co.uk/pages/choosing-your-fitting-pack

Flue: If a polo mint is the chimney, the flue is the hole.

Hearth: The area underneath the stove.
https://www.stovefitterswarehouse.co.uk/pages/hearth-regulations

Internal firebox: See also "Firebox".

kW: Kilowatts per hour. See also "Firebox".

Liner: See Chimney liner.

Log store: An area under a stove for storage of logs. May be a separate part (can be retrofitted) or may be part of the actual stove design (cannot be retrofitted).

Max. output: Stovefitter's deduction of maximum output using a reasonably full fuel load.
https://www.stovefitterswarehouse.co.uk/pages/what-size-wood-burning-stove-for-my-room

Multi-fuel: Can burn wood, smokeless fuel or coal.

Nominal: "about" or "approx."

Renewable energy: is energy that is collected from renewable resources, which are naturally replenished on a human timescale, such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, waves, and geothermal heat

Smoke Control Area: A smoke control area is a legally defined area where only approved solid fuels or exempted appliances (eg wood burning stoves) can be used within buildings. You could face a fine of up to £1,000 if you break the law.

Useable height: A Stovefitter's term that helps determine how much fuel can be stacked in a stove - equal to 15cm above the point at which fuel can fall out of the firebox when the stove door is opened. Any higher than this and opening the door increases chance of fuel falling onto hearth.

Wood burning stove: Can burn only wood. Some stoves can be retrofitted with a multifuel-kit (usually just a grate that is fitted into the bottom of the stove, a five-minute task).

See also our FAQ and Easy-Guides here

 

Customer Reviews

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Beautiful Stove

The stove is amazing, it looks great and makes the house very cozy. Couldn't have asked for better! Delivery was punctual and straight forward..though you should be aware it weighed 80kg, so prepare for that.

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J.
Hamlet Solution 5 widescreen stove

The stove came very well packed and fitters advised having two small fires to temper the finish before using in earnest. Currently burning a range of types of wood and find the stove extremely easy to light and control the burn. The heat emitted from the stove is more than adequate for the large room it is in. Have the doors open throughout the ground floor and the Remora magnetic pipe fan does the rest. Contact with Stovefitters warehouse from initial phone call and email enquiry were dealt with promptly.