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convertible car seats

Posted by on Feb. 15, 2013 at 5:00 PM
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 I am needing to get a convertible car seat for my 10 month old...he is WAY too big for his infant seat anymore and I am wondering which ones work best for rear and front facing, along with comfort and not breaking the pocket book. What do you have and why do you love or hate it. TIA!

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Turtledoves
by Ruby Member on Feb. 15, 2013 at 5:43 PM
I love my Britax Roundabout. Still rearfacing with it at almost 20 months. A million times better than the Gracco infant seat we had.

We got ours on sale for about $100. Target always has sales every few months on them.
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abra
by Abra on Feb. 15, 2013 at 5:43 PM
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This is the one we have and I love it! It is comfy, easy to clean and doesn't take up a ton of space.

http://www.babygiftsoutlet.com/prd/britax-roundabout-convertible-car-seat-cowmooflauge.html

I also have this one front facing  and this one is buklier, not as comfy and harder to clean:

http://www.amazon.com/Eddie-Bauer-Voyager-High-Booster/dp/B000A1EN2U




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Larsbug
by Bronze Member on Feb. 15, 2013 at 5:45 PM

 I definately like that price!!

Quoting Turtledoves:

I love my Britax Roundabout. Still rearfacing with it at almost 20 months. A million times better than the Gracco infant seat we had.

We got ours on sale for about $100. Target always has sales every few months on them.

 

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Turtledoves
by Ruby Member on Feb. 15, 2013 at 5:47 PM
We were going to buy another a few weeks ago, and they were marked down from $220 to $140, so its definitely something to look at!

Quoting Larsbug:

 I definately like that price!!


Quoting Turtledoves:

I love my Britax Roundabout. Still rearfacing with it at almost 20 months. A million times better than the Gracco infant seat we had.

We got ours on sale for about $100. Target always has sales every few months on them.

 

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Larsbug
by Bronze Member on Feb. 15, 2013 at 5:50 PM

 no kidding! will definately either go tonight or tomorrow...I get the 5% Target pharmacy rewards and have the 5% off target red card too so that would be awesome!

Quoting Turtledoves:

We were going to buy another a few weeks ago, and they were marked down from $220 to $140, so its definitely something to look at!

Quoting Larsbug:

 I definately like that price!!


Quoting Turtledoves:

I love my Britax Roundabout. Still rearfacing with it at almost 20 months. A million times better than the Gracco infant seat we had.

We got ours on sale for about $100. Target always has sales every few months on them.

 

 

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Randi02
by Platinum Member on Feb. 15, 2013 at 6:18 PM

My 3 week old is in the True Fit, just like all of my other kids were/are - except for my 2.5 year old. She's in the Britax Advocate CS.

I love both seats! The TF is great for tall/skinny kids. It rear faces to 35lbs, harnesses to 65lbs. The cover has snaps, so it makes it super easy to take on and off for cleaning. The harness is no rethread, so it's super easy to adjust. It has an anti rebound bar - which is a must for me.

The Advocate has the no rethread harness, side impact protection, anti rebound protection etc. It RF to 40lbs and harnesses to 65lbs.


https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/v/804121_10151453953266520_1731689071_n.jpg?oh=06b644fe63212f5cfb845763649a3186&oe=512092D7&__gda__=1361112255_5f29fbf73baa0e734de53edb71d34c9e

la_bella_vita
by Bella on Feb. 15, 2013 at 9:14 PM

 We have myride's and true fit's.

emkirkley
by Silver Member on Feb. 15, 2013 at 9:42 PM
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The longest lasting seat for right now is the graco mysize70(tru/bru)/headwise70(target)/size4me70 seats.  Very long lasting, tall shell, high harness slots, rear and forward faces, grows with child, lots of padding.  If I didn't have seats that were serving our needs just fine at the moment I'd be buying one.


angela.bouchard
by Angela on Feb. 16, 2013 at 9:58 AM

Anti rebound bar?

OP- My son was in the Graco myride 65. 

Quoting Randi02:

My 3 week old is in the True Fit, just like all of my other kids were/are - except for my 2.5 year old. She's in the Britax Advocate CS.

I love both seats! The TF is great for tall/skinny kids. It rear faces to 35lbs, harnesses to 65lbs. The cover has snaps, so it makes it super easy to take on and off for cleaning. The harness is no rethread, so it's super easy to adjust. It has an anti rebound bar - which is a must for me.

The Advocate has the no rethread harness, side impact protection, anti rebound protection etc. It RF to 40lbs and harnesses to 65lbs.


https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/v/804121_10151453953266520_1731689071_n.jpg?oh=06b644fe63212f5cfb845763649a3186&oe=512092D7&__gda__=1361112255_5f29fbf73baa0e734de53edb71d34c9e


Randi02
by Platinum Member on Feb. 16, 2013 at 10:57 AM

It's a bar that braces the seat a bit, to lessen the rebound after impact. It's the same idea as the Britax rear facing tether - only it's a bar lol

It looks like this:


Quoting angela.bouchard:

Anti rebound bar?

OP- My son was in the Graco myride 65. 

Quoting Randi02:

My 3 week old is in the True Fit, just like all of my other kids were/are - except for my 2.5 year old. She's in the Britax Advocate CS.

I love both seats! The TF is great for tall/skinny kids. It rear faces to 35lbs, harnesses to 65lbs. The cover has snaps, so it makes it super easy to take on and off for cleaning. The harness is no rethread, so it's super easy to adjust. It has an anti rebound bar - which is a must for me.

The Advocate has the no rethread harness, side impact protection, anti rebound protection etc. It RF to 40lbs and harnesses to 65lbs.


https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/v/804121_10151453953266520_1731689071_n.jpg?oh=06b644fe63212f5cfb845763649a3186&oe=512092D7&__gda__=1361112255_5f29fbf73baa0e734de53edb71d34c9e



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