Vermont Castings Defiant Wood Stove

Starting at $3,533

The Defiant FlexBurn provides more than heat: it’s a skillfully crafted, timeless piece of furniture. Great design bridges beauty and utility, and a finely-fashioned exterior with classic curves and smooth cast iron finish complements features made with care.

Function is an art of its own, and our dedication to the wood stove experience results in components designed with convenience in mind. 

  • Easily load wood from the top, minimizing effort and keeping smoke and embers contained. 
  • Cleanly remove ashes, even when the stove is hot, with the exclusive swing-out ash pan and handled cover. 
  • Enjoy longer burn times with more even heat with thermostatically controlled combustion.
  • Perfect for larger rooms.

Key Features and Technologies

FlexBurn Technology

FlexBurn Technology

Thermostatically Controlled Combustion

Thermostatically Controlled Combustion

Top Load Technology

Top Load Technology

Top loading lends itself to numerous conveniences and safety features:

  • Increases load capacity by allowing you to utilize the entire fire box for longer burns
  • Top loading is safer and cleaner, keeping ash and embers contained
  • The smokeless design releases less smoke in your room than loading from the front
  • Direct heat to the stovetop results in a superior cooking surface

  • Own With Confidence

    Limited Lifetime Warranty Limited Lifetime Warranty
    Environmental Protection Agency Approved Environmental Protection Agency Approved

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    Model Comparison

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    Timeless Cast Iron Styling Timeless Cast Iron Styling
    Top Load Top Load
    Ash Pan Ash Pan
    Thermostatically Controlled Air Thermostatically Controlled Air
    Flexibility and Efficiency Flexibility and Efficiency
    Reversible Flue Collar Reversible Flue Collar
    Cast Iron Griddle Cast Iron Griddle

    Stove Finishes

    Color choices complete the look of your stove.

    Bordeaux Bordeaux
    Majolica Brown Majolica Brown
    Twilight Twilight
    Biscuit Biscuit
    Classic Black Classic Black

    Options & Accessories

    Warming Shelves Warming Shelves
    Matching Enamel Pipe Matching Enamel Pipe
    Variable Speed Fan Kit Variable Speed Fan Kit
    Spark Screen Spark Screen
    Cast Iron Steamer Cast Iron Steamer
    Cast Iron Trivet Cast Iron Trivet
    Magnetic Stove Top Thermometer Magnetic Stove Top Thermometer
    Outside Air Adapter Outside Air Adapter
    Leather Gloves Leather Gloves
    Cast Iron Wood Box Cast Iron Wood Box
    Safety Screen Safety Screen
    Transition Doors Transition Doors

    Dimensions in inches. Refer to installation/owner's manual for detailed specifications on installing this product. Hearth & Home Technologies reserves the right to update units periodically. Product installation must adhere strictly to instructions shipped with product.

    Model Specifications

    Defiant Flexburn

    Appliance Width:32-3/8"
    Appliance Height:28-7/8"
    Appliance Depth:19"
    Peak BTU/hr Output:56,000
    Heating Capacity:1,300 - 2,800 sq ft
    Maximum Burn Time:14 hrs
    Firebox Capacity:3.1 cu ft
    Recommended Log Length:24"
    Efficiency:Catalytic: 80.0%; Non-Catalytic: 71.0%
    Emissions:Catalytic: 1.1 grams/hour; Non-Catalytic: 2.3 grams/hour

    Appliance Depth includes entire unit including depth of firebox and extension onto hearth.

    BTU: 1st hour output uses high burn efficiency number. BTU will vary depending on the type of fuel used and moisture content of the fuel.

    BTU/hr Input based on maximum feed rate per hour multiplied by approximately 8600 BTU, which is average BTU from a pound of pellets.

    This is a general guide, see your local dealer for help in determining the product that best suits your heating needs based on climate, home efficiency, location of the heater, and air movement in the room.

    Actual burn times will vary based on how the appliance is operated, load size, moisture content and type of wood used.

    Fuel density and pellet shape will affect hopper capacity.

    Weighted Average LHV (Low Heating Value) efficiency.

    Heat output will vary depending on the type of fuel used. The flame and ember appearance may vary based on the type of fuel burned and the venting configuration used. Actual product appearance, including flame may differ from image shown. Refer to the owner's manual for complete clearance requirements and specifications. Product specifications and pricing subject to change without notice. For testing and listing information please refer to the owner's/installation manual.

    *For select products: Heating capacity to be used as a guide only. See your local dealer for help in determining the product that best suits your heating needs based on climate and home efficiency.

    †For wood-burning appliances: Actual burn times will vary based on how the appliance is operated, load size, moisture content and type of wood used, and installation.