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    Default Pram suggestions... Please help!!!

    Hi,
    i have a steelcraft acclaim, after 3 months of light use it seems twisted and just in general seems to be deteriorating, I mean wheels are wobbly, bow in if I try to go backwards that kind of thing. I don't think it's obvious enough to get a refund under warranty which is really frustrating.
    im looking for a replacement and I need some help, I don't think I'm asking too much but I can't find what I'm after!
    I need a reverse handle (no clip in seat as I have one hand and can't use them)
    4 swivel wheels to make steering easy when reversed
    one hand fold
    as light as possible (for obvious reasons but we also have a small car)
    And I need it to be durable enough to walk with daily

    I have been looking at the combi miracle turn dx, but I'm worried it map not cope with dodgy footpaths every day.
    Does anyone have any suggestions? I really want something I can keep and not be replacing in another 3 months!
    Thankyou!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wishingmum View Post
    Hi,
    i have a steelcraft acclaim, after 3 months of light use it seems twisted and just in general seems to be deteriorating, I mean wheels are wobbly, bow in if I try to go backwards that kind of thing. I don't think it's obvious enough to get a refund under warranty which is really frustrating.
    im looking for a replacement and I need some help, I don't think I'm asking too much but I can't find what I'm after!
    I need a reverse handle (no clip in seat as I have one hand and can't use them)
    4 swivel wheels to make steering easy when reversed
    one hand fold
    as light as possible (for obvious reasons but we also have a small car)
    And I need it to be durable enough to walk with daily

    I have been looking at the combi miracle turn dx, but I'm worried it map not cope with dodgy footpaths every day.
    Does anyone have any suggestions? I really want something I can keep and not be replacing in another 3 months!
    Thankyou!!!!
    The bugaboo bee has everything you asked for and is a fantastic pram!!

    Good luck in your search

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    The bee looks perfect, only problem is I can't see how I'd fold it with one hand how frustrating, it's so hard finding good stuff for bub that I can use. I guess it's also a little over budget, we really can't afford much over 500.
    thanks for the suggestion though, I'm still keen to find a bee so I can play with and try to work out

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    It doesn't have a reverse handle but you might find the City Mini good. Very easy to fold one handed and quite light. And not too expensive.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2Bboys View Post
    It doesn't have a reverse handle but you might find the City Mini good. Very easy to fold one handed and quite light. And not too expensive.
    I've got this to. It's 7.5kgs, the lightest pram I could find that my DD could go in from birth. Mine was $400 from memory.

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    Baby love twister. It's still very new to the market. You don't remove the seat to twist the handle from forward to rear facing. I have only seen it at baby bunting. There is very little info on the web about it too. I had a play with one, it was great! Only about $500 too which is pretty reasonable.

    I would have got one if I hadn't purchased a baby jogger city select, which you can reverse but requires 2 hands.

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    Baby jogger is bringing out a new pram in September called the versa it ticks all those boxes, I'm waiting for it myself.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTreUo2EmW8

    Its also in this clip.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FqHXfAiK5Ug

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    I like the look of the twister and versa thankyou!
    By the way thermolicious, how did you find out the versa is due out September? I think I'm falling in love with it but I don't know if my steelcraft will last until then
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