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#31 of 41 Old 09-12-2008, 05:45 PM
 
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You can sometimes find it on sale at Once Upon a Child.

Yeah one of the reasons we got them is so we can fit 3 seats across in our car.

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I don't know if it's different where you are, but in my area, Once Upon A Child is a consignment shop. It's never a good idea to buy carseats if you don't know their complete history.

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Yes they have consignment stuff, but they also have new stuff, and the car seats are new.

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My older two are both still in a 5-pt harness. I'd say to keep using it until she's past the weight limit for your seat.

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My older two are both still in a 5-pt harness. I'd say to keep using it until she's past the weight limit for your seat.
I think 40lbs is the weight limit.
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My older two are both still in a 5-pt harness. I'd say to keep using it until she's past the weight limit for your seat.
She IS at the weight limit.

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Yes they have consignment stuff, but they also have new stuff, and the car seats are new.
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I have another question. This might be silly but I just thought of it.

What is best? Should we convert the 3 in 1 to the booster mode or should we use the hbb we have already?

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What is best? Should we convert the 3 in 1 to the booster mode or should we use the hbb we have already?

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Use the HBB. The 3-in-1 makes an awful booster.

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Use the HBB. The 3-in-1 makes an awful booster.
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Would you think of a Britax Frontier? I know they are pricey but with another one behind this little one, you will have a fair bit of time in an expensive carseat. (I think they are $299 in Canada.)

I have a 6 year old who is maybe 42lbs. and maybe 42inches in a Britax Frontier (and her 4 year old brother, same weight, slightly shorter as well). I like the seat.

I never had an issue installing it (except latch).

At 40lbs and 5 years, and in Canada (not sure which province) but you likely will be boostering for awhile - so a 5point isn't that unusual. I wouldn't do a booster unless it made no sense to buy another high weight 5-point.

Not sure if an Apex converts to a booster or not - but that is one way a Frontier 'doubles up'.

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