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    Red face Need help remembering which has more leg room..

    Doesn't the EFTA offer a little more leg room than the MA? Doesn't every other convertible offer more leg room than the MA, lol...

    I have had both, but don't have my EFTA in hand to see. I am thinking of moving DS5 back to the EFTA instead of his MA despite how bad I had the red tabs. DH complains that he "looks" squashed in the MA so I thought I would try my EFTA again.
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    Re: Need help remembering which has more leg room..

    Yeah, almost anything will offer more leg room than the MA
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    Re: Need help remembering which has more leg room..

    Yes, the EFTA offers a TON more leg room for RF over the MA. My son still had plenty of RF leg room in the EFTA at 2 1/2. So, if your DH is complaining that he looks squished in the MA, then deffinatly go for the EFTA. There is a world of difference.
    Here are a few pictures to show it.
    RF leg room in EFTA @ 2 1/2 years old.

    RF leg room in EFTA @ 22-23 Months


    RF leg room in the MA @ 22-23 Months (same day as the EFTA above)


    RF leg room in EFTA @ around 20 months old (notice he has his legs pulled up & they are not actually even touching the seat back)


    Hopefully there will help you.
    Krista Mommy 2 Marcus, 6 years old, 48 inches tall, 40-42lbs, 16 inch torso & riding in a Graco Safety Surround!!

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    Re: Need help remembering which has more leg room..

    Thanks! That helps out alot. I am going to have to call my SIL and get her to switch out my EFTA for the MA since her Grandson is only 9mths old.
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    Re: Need help remembering which has more leg room..

    I believe we were told Evenflo will be changing the tabs a bit on the EFTA, not sure when though.
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    Re: Need help remembering which has more leg room..

    Quote Originally Posted by NannyMom View Post
    I believe we were told Evenflo will be changing the tabs a bit on the EFTA, not sure when though.
    Tabs, as in the harness tightening device?! Thank god!

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    Re: Need help remembering which has more leg room..

    Quote Originally Posted by LuciaBella View Post
    Tabs, as in the harness tightening device?! Thank god!
    No the red tabs at the top, where the harness moves up & down at the shoulders.
    Krista Mommy 2 Marcus, 6 years old, 48 inches tall, 40-42lbs, 16 inch torso & riding in a Graco Safety Surround!!

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    Re: Need help remembering which has more leg room..

    Quote Originally Posted by LuciaBella View Post
    Tabs, as in the harness tightening device?! Thank god!
    Quote Originally Posted by Mommy2Marcus View Post
    No the red tabs at the top, where the harness moves up & down at the shoulders.
    It's the ones on the shoulders of the harness. But.... I'd for them to take the Generations65 knobs and button and put it on the EFTA
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    Re: Need help remembering which has more leg room..

    Quote Originally Posted by MOM25BOYS View Post
    Thanks! That helps out alot. I am going to have to call my SIL and get her to switch out my EFTA for the MA since her Grandson is only 9mths old.
    You're VERY Welcome. I am glad that that helps you. I know that I am a very visual person, so pictures make a world of difference for me. Plus it really is insane just how much more room the EFTA offers over the MA. However there is one other option. You could go buy a MR!
    Krista Mommy 2 Marcus, 6 years old, 48 inches tall, 40-42lbs, 16 inch torso & riding in a Graco Safety Surround!!

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    Re: Need help remembering which has more leg room..

    Quote Originally Posted by Mommy2Marcus View Post
    You're VERY Welcome. I am glad that that helps you. I know that I am a very visual person, so pictures make a world of difference for me. Plus it really is insane just how much more room the EFTA offers over the MA. However there is one other option. You could go buy a MR!
    Nah.. had it and hated it. My started to fray just a couple of weeks after getting it so I think I will stick with my EFTA for now until I can get another RNXT.
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