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    CPS Technician Mom2FiveGirls's Avatar
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    Will you check booster fit please?

    DD#4 asked to ride FFing today. She's 4.5 (37 lbs and 40.5 inches) so I don't have a problem switching her since she asked (I had no intention of switching her back RFing since she was just turned 4 when I learned the benefits of ERF and other car seat info and turned DD#5 RFing again and got new seats for my bigger girls, but she kept asking to ride RFing and would ride in DD#5's seat whenever she wasn't with us so I rearranged seats since I had seats to fit both her and DD#5 RFing and put her RFing...which she's loved until recently..she keeps bumping her head climbing in and out and says its getting to "scrunched". So anyway....

    Since I'm rearranging seats and I had planned to put DD#3 in a HBB on/around her birthday (April 11...she'll be 6. She's right at 40 lbs (she was 39.4 lbs a few days ago...fully clothed with shoes, but no jacket) and was 40.0 lbs yesterday, and today was 39.6, and I'm not 100% sure of her height since I haven't measured her in a while, but she's on the last slot of the nautilus with a little less than an inch or so of growing room). So I figured I'd go on and move things around today. So here are pics...who should I put in which seat...

    DD#3 in the nautilus as a booster



    DD#3 in the TB



    DD#2 in the TB
    (She was mad about something and was definitely not in the mood to be having her picture taken...)


    DD#2 in the nautilus as a booster



    And here is DD#1 who moved the the center row and is in a nbb now.




    DD#2 prefers the TB and DD#3 prefers the nautilus, but I want them in whichever seat fits them best and they are both ok with either seat. I could put them both in TBs and use the nautilus in DH's car and just get DD#1 a different NBB if the TBs fit both of them the best. So...what do you think?
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    Re: Will you check booster fit please?

    I think all of the pictures show excellent fit. I'd do whatever is most convenient for you

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    Re: Will you check booster fit please?

    They all look okay to me. I think the TB is slightly better on DD3 than the GN (which seems like it might be a smidge wide on the shoulder).

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    Re: Will you check booster fit please?

    I think DD3 looks like the TB fits her better than the Nauti.
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    Re: Will you check booster fit please?

    Thanks. I was wondering if the headrest needed to go up one notch on the nautilus for DD#3...maybe that would help the shoulder belt fit? I think I like DD#3 in the TB better though. So she'll go in that and DD#2 will go in the nautilus.

    Then in the second row DD#1 is behind the passenger seat in a backless tb (I'm going to get her a new nbb so we can use the tb in DH's car...is the harmony one at Walmart good? Or any suggestions? Another backless TB?), DD#5 is RFing in a MR in the center, and DD#4 is in nautilus (harnessed) behind the driver side seat. I'm thinking of switching the Nautilus and the MR, but the MR tends to tip when its outboard and I can't get it installed tight enough for my liking with the locking clip. I think I might give it a try though.
    Sarah
    Mom to: Alyssa (13 years, 5'4", seat belt) Makaela (12 years, 5'0", 78 lbs, 5 steps in most vehicles, cosco nbb in DH's truck) Sydney (10 years, 57", 68 lbs, Parkway SG, literider) Lillian (8 years, 75 lbs, 54" Parkway SGL, literider) Ella (7 years, 48 lbs, 48", CA65, Frontier85)

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    Re: Will you check booster fit please?

    They all look good but DD3 looks a SMIDGEN better in the Turbo to me, too. Not better enough that it would make a difference in my choice. I'd let them be in what they are more comfy in, though it seems to me that as DD2 gets bigger the Nauti is going to give her more leg support.
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