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    CPS Technician NannyMom's Avatar
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    Which seat for vacation?

    We will be driving at least 3hrs to get to where we're going. Either SIL or DB will be sitting in the middle row with her, no one else in the back.

    Because of the bent rebound bar, the True Fit Premiere is out of the running

    Radian- Has RF tether, and is narrow, I could *try to get it center just for the trip (old boot is too wide, with new boot it slowly over reclines). More legroom.

    My Ride- Will have to be outboard for SIL or DB's comfort too. Had cup holders. Good SIP. Great for sleeping. No rebound control.

    Complete Air is out because I just don't like it as much as the others.

    Which seat would you choose?
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    Re: Which seat for vacation?

    Since there are only two people in the back and one is an adult, I'd put the other seat outbound regardless (for comfort)

    I'd take the My Ride. Cupholders. Comfortable. You don't need the space and the Radian has negatives for over reclines.

    Unless your child complains about legroom.

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    Re: Which seat for vacation?

    I agree. The adults can slide under the sides of the MR, and I'm guessing you can install it pretty far over to the side because it's high enough that it should hit over the arm rests in the door like the MA.
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    Re: Which seat for vacation?

    Quote Originally Posted by ShannaLeah View Post
    I agree. The adults can slide under the sides of the MR, and I'm guessing you can install it pretty far over to the side because it's high enough that it should hit over the arm rests in the door like the MA.
    I have an 8 passenger Sienna, so space isn't an issue. And we are pretty big adults, not sure my leg would fit under the cup holder.
    Mama to Sofi: 7.1 yrs, 46Lbs (47"), Boostered in a Turbo, Vivo, Monterey, Cybex; harnessed in Nautilus
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    Re: Which seat for vacation?

    Gotcha. I think I'd still do the MR outboard for passenger comfort.

    Unless she prefers the Radian. Hmmm.

    If she has a preference, I'd go with that. My kids do much better when they get a say.
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    Re: Which seat for vacation?

    Your MR is purple, right? Then that is the obvious choice.

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    Re: Which seat for vacation?

    Quote Originally Posted by flutie128 View Post
    Your MR is purple, right? Then that is the obvious choice.
    LOL! Yes, it is. I told Sofi we'd take that seat, and she wasn't happy. I even tried to remind her it had "pockets", and that didn't help. Maybe it was the fact that I told her we'd take it out of Grandma's car.... maybe she thinks that means she can't go to Grandma's anymore lol
    Mama to Sofi: 7.1 yrs, 46Lbs (47"), Boostered in a Turbo, Vivo, Monterey, Cybex; harnessed in Nautilus
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