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    CPS Technician Cryssy Jane's Avatar
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    HWH seat for tall torsoed kiddo.

    Starting to think about saving for a new seat for O. He won't sit in the RN FF due to how upright it is. And I don't really want him FF right now, but if I start saving then it'll give me money for closer to his birthday hopefully.

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    32lbs
    15 -15.5 ish inch torso
    wears 4t tops and 3t bottoms

    Like I said I have a while (hopefully) just trying to look at options. He rides FF in his parents vehicles in MRs.

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    Re: HWH seat for tall torsoed kiddo.

    Well, I would say a Maestro cause its reasonably priced but its upright too. Have you tried him in a CA ff? It seems upright too but you already have it so it can't hurt to try.

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    Re: HWH seat for tall torsoed kiddo.

    Quote Originally Posted by babyherder View Post
    Well, I would say a Maestro cause its reasonably priced but its upright too. Have you tried him in a CA ff? It seems upright too but you already have it so it can't hurt to try.
    He won't ride in the CA period ... he complains it hurts his head RF so I'd imagine that wouldn't really change FF.

    ETA: this is the only kiddo I'll be guaranteed to have until he starts kindergarten, so even if it's more expensive, it'll be the last seat i buy him.

    Crystal: CPST, DCP and BFF to:
    Hania: 3 months, rf in a nuna pipa
    Piper: 2 years, 26lbs rf in a monkey clek fllo
    Isabella: 4.5 years, 32lbs rf in a clek foonf
    Rocking out in a 2015 Subaru WRX and a 2006 Toyota Sienna

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    Re: HWH seat for tall torsoed kiddo.

    I would try him in a GN if you haven't already or a Maestro like the pp said My guess is it's just going to be finding the one that works best for him of the options, all the combo seats are pretty upright... maybe if you let him be part of the process he'll like it better?
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    Re: HWH seat for tall torsoed kiddo.

    The FR85 has the highest top slots at 20" if you think he'll need them. Otherwise the Prosport and nautilus are about 18" maybe a little higher on the nauti? The maestro also has about 18" top slots or just a hair above that. The FR85 has a nice recline to it and I find the maesto too as well, not MR reclined but reclined. I'm debating on wether Austin will need the 20" height of the FR85 or if we can do with 18", he's a little younger than Odin but also in 4T tops and bottoms. He rides in a Maestro in my moms van and is on the second to top slot with about a half inch to grow before reaching them. I want a ProSport just because I like the sip, but then I wonder how soon he'll outgrow it. Tough decisions I know. In the FR85, A is the fourth or fifth click from the top, pretty much right in the middle.
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    Re: HWH seat for tall torsoed kiddo.

    See I'm leaning towards FR85 because he's already at 15-15.5 inch torso. Yes I understand the possibility of the 1 inch of torso per year thing, but he hasn't followed that as of yet, so I have no idea what to predict.

    Crystal: CPST, DCP and BFF to:
    Hania: 3 months, rf in a nuna pipa
    Piper: 2 years, 26lbs rf in a monkey clek fllo
    Isabella: 4.5 years, 32lbs rf in a clek foonf
    Rocking out in a 2015 Subaru WRX and a 2006 Toyota Sienna

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    Re: HWH seat for tall torsoed kiddo.

    Just curious- if he's 32 lbs and you have him in an XTSL, why are you wanting a different FFing seat closer to his bday? I would just leave him RFing... ? Even with his torso height he should still have a long time in the radian.

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    Re: HWH seat for tall torsoed kiddo.

    Quote Originally Posted by mommy-medic View Post
    Just curious- if he's 32 lbs and you have him in an XTSL, why are you wanting a different FFing seat closer to his bday? I would just leave him RFing... ? Even with his torso height he should still have a long time in the radian.
    I am leaving him RF, and looking for more towards his birthday... hopefully he makes it that long, just starting to save funds and was asking opinions. He actually has about 2-2.5 inches to the top of the shell left in the XTSL RF at a 35 degree angle, so maybe another inch to inch and a half of growth room. He's got a longer torso, longer neck and big noggin, otherwise is a tall string bean.

    Crystal: CPST, DCP and BFF to:
    Hania: 3 months, rf in a nuna pipa
    Piper: 2 years, 26lbs rf in a monkey clek fllo
    Isabella: 4.5 years, 32lbs rf in a clek foonf
    Rocking out in a 2015 Subaru WRX and a 2006 Toyota Sienna

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