The Blue Star Stove is a professional grade stove that is easy to maintain and inexpensive to fix. It’s built without digital controls to be more reliable. In the event that a igniter goes out, it can easily be changed out in an hour. It’s heavy construction ensures years of service. This stove however, won’t make you a cook. If you do know how to cook, it will make life easier and make your cooking more consistent. Someone out there is saying; “this must be written by a guy”. You’re right.