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Does anyone have any recomendations on double strollers? I would like to find a gently used one at a garage sale this summer...I like the ones where the seats are behind eachother, not side by side. If I can't find one at a garage sale I'll have to go get one, so any suggestions on brands or anything like that?
 

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I have my eye on one like <a href="http://www.target.com/gp/detail.html/ref=br_1_2/601-6709843-0289710?ie=UTF8&frombrowse=1&asin=B000IHVHH0" target="_blank">this</a>. DD doesn't like to sit in a stroller as much as walk but it gives me the advantage of seating her if I want to go for a walk or something.
 

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I adored our Runabout! The one I had actually seated 4 LOL but they have two also. If you're going to do A LOT of walking (ours was like a second vehicle to us!) then you'll want to get a really good stroller meant for use and not just 'strolling'. The Runabouts are by Berg Design and have a 5 year warranty. They look a little 'institutional' but they hold up amazingly well and we resold ours after 3 years of use for only $50 less than we'd paid for it used (we were the second family to own it and it was 5 yrs old). Looked just like it did the day we got it. They hold up really well <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> But, yes, they are expensive! LOL It just depends on what you're going to use it for.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">I have my eye on one like <a href="http://www.target.com/gp/detail.html/ref=br_1_2/601-6709843-0289710?ie=UTF8&frombrowse=1&asin=B000IHVHH0" target="_blank">this</a>. DD doesn't like to sit in a stroller as much as walk but it gives me the advantage of seating her if I want to go for a walk or something.</div>
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THAT!! is exactly what I have been looking for! I wonder if our target has it? Not too expensive either!
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">THAT!! is exactly what I have been looking for! I wonder if our target has it? Not too expensive either!</div>
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No but BRU and Shopko have one like it. I like the BRU one better but it costs more than the Shopko one. I *think* the Shopko one is $118 but I was there when they were having a sale.
 

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i've heard nothing but bad things about the sit n stand.<br>
we got a killer deal on a twin jogging stroller and i'm not super impressed. it's too big to fit through doorways or on the bus, so it's only good when going for walks. i was planning on babywearing and just pushing ds anyways, but now i know i don't have a choice. i have a feeling i'll be going out a lot less when the new baby is here. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad"><br>
if a celestial power dropped a phil & ted's (bill & ted's? something like that) on my doorstep i wouldn't complain, but otherwise, the options aren't super great.
 

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So what are the negative's about the sit and stand's? I am planning on having it so I can babywear the baby, then push my 2.5 yr old in it, and have the stand available for my 4.5 yr old if he wants it. i am looking forward to lots of walks after my hips are back to normal.
 

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i'm trying to remember - there was a thread about it & other double strollers <i>somewhere</i> on mdc a few months back (a lot of help, i know)<br>
i think it was huge and unmaneuverable, but i may be thinking of another one... maybe go check out the reviews it's gotten on the target website or the amazon one... sorry i can't be a better help. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Embarrassment">
 

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De-lurking from July...<br><br>
I have a Sit-N-Stand and like it fine. It isn't the best thing ever, but it's very functional. There are a few tricks to getting it folded, but once you know them, it's fine. It's worth it to me to be able to easily have my older DD hop in and out easly. It is also much more maneuverable than my DuoGlider.<br><br>
Mama2OneLilBoy--I see you're in MI. I'm in Ann Arbor, and am looking to get rid of my DuoGlider. I'd be happy to give it to you for free if you're interested and close enough to get it to you. It's pretty old, but works as well as any I've seen. I get it 2nd hand from a friend. PM me if you're interested.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">i'm trying to remember - there was a thread about it & other double strollers <i>somewhere</i> on mdc a few months back (a lot of help, i know)<br>
i think it was huge and unmaneuverable, but i may be thinking of another one... maybe go check out the reviews it's gotten on the target website or the amazon one... sorry i can't be a better help. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Embarrassment"></div>
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That's ok, I can do a search for it. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> Thanks.
 

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Here's the thread in the Toddler forum about double strollers:<br><br><a href="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/showthread.php?t=663511" target="_blank">http://www.mothering.com/discussions...d.php?t=663511</a><br><br>
I have had awesome luck on Craigslist. So far I've got a Peg Perego Aria Twin Traveller for $45 (like this: <a href="http://www.albeebaby.com/pegpe20artwm2.html" target="_blank">http://www.albeebaby.com/pegpe20artwm2.html</a> - same year but different color) and a Peg Perego Pliko P3 for $75 (this exact one only used and needing a good scrub down: <a href="http://us.st11.yimg.com/us.st.yimg.com/I/comfortforless_1944_7962073)" target="_blank">http://us.st11.yimg.com/us.st.yimg.c..._1944_7962073)</a>. The Pliko is for when DC1 won't ride in the stroller anymore and will only occassionaly hitch a ride on the rear footboard.<br><br>
If you don't have a good (active) Craigslist in your area, do you have relatives or friends in larger metropolitians that would be willing to pickup for you? That's what I did, I found the above stollers in Austin and Kansas City. Of course, it helps that I am only 14 weeks into my pregnancy so I have plenty of time to get the strollers to me.
 

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i bought a graco duo glider for my 2 year old and baby to be....but that is b/c Emma is too little for a sit and stand....i'm sure in a year or so i'll be getting a sit and stand as well
 

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I'm thinking about buying this deluxe sit n' stand, because ds still enjoys riding in the stroller sometimes, but I'd like to have the option. It doesn't look huge, but I wouldn't be able to see it in person because you can only order it from the website at target.<br>
Here's the link<br><a href="http://www.target.com/gp/detail.html/ref=br_1_1/602-2470605-2454224?ie=UTF8&frombrowse=1&asin=B000IHTD8A" target="_blank">http://www.target.com/gp/detail.html...sin=B000IHTD8A</a><br>
Otherwise, I have a very good Mclaren that I could push ds in while I wear new baby. That should work at least for the first few months.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">I'm thinking about buying this deluxe sit n' stand, because ds still enjoys riding in the stroller sometimes, but I'd like to have the option. It doesn't look huge, but I wouldn't be able to see it in person because you can only order it from the website at target.<br>
Here's the link<br><a href="http://www.target.com/gp/detail.html/ref=br_1_1/602-2470605-2454224?ie=UTF8&frombrowse=1&asin=B000IHTD8A" target="_blank">http://www.target.com/gp/detail.html...sin=B000IHTD8A</a><br>
Otherwise, I have a very good Mclaren that I could push ds in while I wear new baby. That should work at least for the first few months.</div>
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I've seen that one in person.....the reason i didnt get it is b/c the carrier ONLY fits in the front seat....so the toddler who is riding in the back is kind of squished.....ok if your kids are close in age....but not so much when you have a toddler who needs their own space!
 

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I had a front and back one and a side by side one for our twins and they preferred the side to side one much better because they would both see better. I personally liked the front to back one better but the one that was in the back used to fuss so much that we ended up giving it away.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">So what are the negative's about the sit and stand's? I am planning on having it so I can babywear the baby, then push my 2.5 yr old in it, and have the stand available for my 4.5 yr old if he wants it. i am looking forward to lots of walks after my hips are back to normal.</div>
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Because of the amount of weight I wonder if it will be harder to maneuver? It was ok when I just had Marah Jade in it. Once you add Sam it might be hard to pop over curbs and such. They have the stroller out in the store if you want to try them out.
 

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I have a sit n stand.<br><br>
Pros: DS likes the front, DD likes the back. She can hop on when she wants to. Folds easy. It has been a lifesaver when traveling or doing big shopping trips. I can put an infant seat on the front if I want to.<br><br>
Cons: It is hard to maneuver and heavier than a single stroller. You also need enough room in your car to haul it around. If you want an around the neighborhood type stroller, this is NOT it.<br><br>
Overall, the pros outweigh the cons.
 

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I am definitely buying the Joovy Caboose. It's really quite affordable. I think the lowest price I saw for them in my research was $139. And it's really cute. The only question is does it matter if the infant car seat matches? Because I really don't want to spend over $100 for an infant car seat just because it's in the same color scheme as the stroller. Is this ridiculous or what?
 

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I have the Joovy stroller and we used it exactly once. It was heavy and cumbersome. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad"> I'm going to list it on Craigslist and hope for a buyer.<br><br>
I'm looking for a side by side lightweight stroller now. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> I would LOVE an Phil and Ted's.
 
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