1974 Vermont Castings Vigilant Wood Stove

bsticksOctober 13, 2007

I have a 1974 Vermont Castings Vigilant wood stove. I need to purchase the air intake shutter assembly. I am willing to buy the entire thermostic control with the bi-metallic coil if I have to. I just can't find any place around me here in NW New Jersey.

Anyone on this forum know of a place I could call or go online to purchase?



Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

What you have is called a "Smoke Dragon". You can't get the parts anymore without hard searching because it's obsolete and should be replaced with an EPA certified unit. The Vt Castings stoves today are CAT equipped and burn clean compared to your unit. Many states are offering rebates to stove owners that will toss those obsolete units for new ones. The newer units burn longer on less wood. And the CAT burns off the bad gasses that would normally go up the chimney and pollute.

After 33 years your stove has long outlived it's life and should be retired.

    Bookmark   October 15, 2007 at 7:39AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Hi there, thanks for the answer. The year is 1977 and not 1974. I found two places that have the parts. I know this stove is not earth friendly, but it is still a great stove. It's been checked by code officials in my township then the house I think!!!

    Bookmark   October 15, 2007 at 8:56AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

bsticks - glad you found your parts. Enjoy your stove!

    Bookmark   October 16, 2007 at 5:13AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Vermont stove
I have a resolute acclaim stove and the sealer around...
something stinks in here!
I built a fire in out basement fireplace last week,...
Couple of questions about installing stone veneer
Little background - original lava rock fireplace was...
Gas fireplace that looks real in new build
Yes I know everyone want their gas logs to look real....
replacing wood burning stove with wb fireplace, will it work?
Living room had a wood burning stove. There's a 6"...
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™