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    Default Best booster seat for big kids

    Anyone done any research lately on booster seats? What's the best booster car seat around for large kids?

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    I just got an infasecure evolve on sale for my boy. He will be harnessed till 8 in it! The hipod Manhattan looks good too! Both type G seats so harness till large 8 year old.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bubintummy View Post
    I just got an infasecure evolve on sale for my boy. He will be harnessed till 8 in it! The hipod Manhattan looks good too! Both type G seats so harness till large 8 year old.
    We've outgrown that. 8 was a little optimistic. She's about to turn 5.

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    Default Best booster seat for big kids

    SNS encore 10 is the biggest booster. What's her seated height? (measured as bum-shoulder when sitting against a wall). Type G restraints harness until seated height of 51cm.

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    Goodness your DD must have a really long torso if she's already outgrown a type g seat at 5! I think the next biggest is an encore 10? So that would be your next option, or getting a special exemption to import a seat from overseas.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wise Enough View Post
    We've outgrown that. 8 was a little optimistic. She's about to turn 5.
    She must have a very long torso! My DD is 133cm and turns 8 next month and still fits in a type G. They are designed to fit a large 8 year old or average 10 year old.

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    She is 123cm tall but has a big bottom (kardashian style) so it boosts her up more. She does still fit but there isn't much left in the strap excess, only a couple of cms, and it's really hard to tighten. She can loosen it off herself too (even though I tell her not to!!) so I think a big girls seat belt would be safer.

    Plus there's this... God doing up that buckle in the thigh area sucks. It was ok during winter but during summer she flinches assuming I'm going to hurt her.

    Thanks everyone, will check out the encore! I would have loved to have kept her in a harness longer (mainly because I have 3 car seats across ).
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    Quote Originally Posted by besha View Post
    Goodness your DD must have a really long torso if she's already outgrown a type g seat at 5! I think the next biggest is an encore 10? So that would be your next option, or getting a special exemption to import a seat from overseas.
    Is it from baby shops or a big W/target job?

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    Quote Originally Posted by just her chameleon View Post
    SNS encore 10 is the biggest booster. What's her seated height? (measured as bum-shoulder when sitting against a wall). Type G restraints harness until seated height of 51cm.
    I'm not sure of her measurements. Thank you for the advice though. Hopefully her little sister will make it to 8 in the evolve. DD1 is 123cm and over 35kg.

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    Omg they're so expensive... Over $300. Will need to have a think. First I bought the meridian, then thr maxirider, then when she outgrew that and I would have had to gone to booster seat mode at 2 I bought the Rallye. Then the Evolve. All before 5. It's a lot of money when you're buying for 3 cars! (My parents and sister do a lot of pick ups and drop offs as I'm a solo mum working full time)


 

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