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Old 12-08-2012, 06:10 AM   #1
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Okay gurus. Help me find a seat.

So here's the deal. 23 mo old DS is in a Britax marathon 55. I just flipped him to FF so as to comfortably fit the bucket seat in the car (jeep Cherokee). Have an older son not in a seat, so we're limited on space. Now the new baby is about to hit the limit on his infant seat (already!), what are my options for a skinnier (but safe!) Seat?

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Old 12-08-2012, 06:14 AM   #2
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How old and big is the baby?
I'm sure that would help the techs out but know that every seat on the market goes through the same safety testing.

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Old 12-08-2012, 06:30 AM   #3
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Re: Okay gurus. Help me find a seat.

Your 7 year old isn't in a seat at all? He really should be in a booster seat.
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Old 12-08-2012, 06:31 AM   #4
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Your 7 year old isn't in a seat at all? He really should be in a booster seat.
This. 8 is the legal age to stop using a seat, in my state.
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Old 12-08-2012, 07:10 AM   #5
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Your 7 year old isn't in a seat at all? He really should be in a booster seat.
Yikes! I didnt even see that! I'm mobile so I cant see siggies :/
He should be in a seat mama.

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Old 12-08-2012, 07:17 AM   #6
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What is your budget? I have radians and love them (we have 5) also a complete air is pretty slim side to side but the radian is the smallest.

Also as others said your 7 yo should at the very least be in a backless booster which. An be bought very cheap. Just want to make sure your little dude is safe
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Old 12-08-2012, 10:30 AM   #7
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Re: Okay gurus. Help me find a seat.

Her oldest may be the proper weight and height to not use a booster anymore. Good advice if he's not though.

Have you tried going to toysrus/babiesrus? They will let you take seats out to your car to see if they fit. You can also search on car-seat.org with the year of your jeep and see what others have done. I hear the radian65 is pretty slim and popular for using 3 seats in a row, which should leave room for your oldest to squeeze in.
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Old 12-08-2012, 04:52 PM   #8
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Budget: nothing over 150 preferably. And good catch ladies, he just hit the height/weight combo and will be 8 in Feb (although sometimes I wish I could still five-point him!).
Baby is nearing 20lbs already, 26in long.

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