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    Hi ladies,

    Just a quick question about convertible booster seats.

    I want to get one for my almost 4 year old, but not sure what to get. He's tall but I'd like him harnessed as long as possible. What do you all have and do you like it?

    Thank you

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    We have used Maxiriders for our kids. DS is 7 and is still in his as a booster, and we have just changed DD over to a booster at 5, but she could have stayed in the 5 point harness longer physically, and she's tall for her age too.

    The "new" one we got for DD (about 3 years ago, so probably a newer model out now) has a quick pull thing at the top to change the fit. So much better than DS's old version that needed to be taken out and straps moved etc. With DD's I could just pull in the loop and it would make the back taller and the straps stayed in the same place.

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    You don't need a convertible booster you need a type G restraint. It keeps them harnessed till 8-10 average sized kids.

    The Britax Maxiguard is a good seat. Or Infasecure Evolve which I think has just been replaced with Emerge. I would choose the first one, it has wider internal width. Or babylove Ezy Gro is on sale at baby bunting I think.

    They harness to a seated height (sit them on the floor against wall) of 51cm. Most booster seats don't go much further

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    Infasecure all the way! Their new seats like the Evolve can remain harnessed until 8yo.

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    We've just bought the Infasecure evolve origin for our 2.5 year old. It's 5 point harnessed until 8 years old. So far love it, very easy to use

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    I have the Evolve for my tall DD and really like it. I have found a few issues with the straps not getting as tight as I would like sometimes but otherwise it's been great. Straps dont get twisted and DD finds it plenty comfortable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zelda View Post
    I have the Evolve for my tall DD and really like it. I have found a few issues with the straps not getting as tight as I would like sometimes but otherwise it's been great. Straps dont get twisted and DD finds it plenty comfortable.
    Yes I've had the same issue. I wondered if it was because my DD1 is heavy, don't have as much issue as DD2. That's why if I could choose again I would get the maxiguard version

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    Sorry OP to jump in but wondering if all these knowledgeable mummas know if there is an ISOFIX version of harnessed booster?

    We have a bit of time DS2 is 4.5 years and still in his britax trufix seat (he's a shorty) but the next growth spurt I think and he will be out of it. I'd prefer isofix.

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    Quote Originally Posted by binnielici View Post
    Sorry OP to jump in but wondering if all these knowledgeable mummas know if there is an ISOFIX version of harnessed booster?

    We have a bit of time DS2 is 4.5 years and still in his britax trufix seat (he's a shorty) but the next growth spurt I think and he will be out of it. I'd prefer isofix.
    Isofix is only for 0-4 seats I believe. There's a weight limit I think.

    This group is where you can ask any questions. It's a best practice group so they strongly support rear facing, and no twists etc in seat belts. But you can learn a lot.

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/childrestraints/

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