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    HELP! Abbreviation cheat sheet???

    I am really REALLY confused as I read these posts.

    What is RA? MA? and so on?

    I know every board has a lingo and man, is this one ever complicated! *head scratching in confusion*

    newbie who is starting to understand why my friend is OBSESSED with the way my kids are restrained!!!

    I am so thinking about turning my youngest back rear facing even though he's 30 lbs . . .. (i turned him when he hit 30 lbs at 18 months - but he hasn't gained any weight since - he's just gotten taller) (my car seat is a britax roundabout and i know the sticker says 33 lbs rear facing - which is why i turned him - i thought surely he'd hit 33 lbs in the next month - based on his prior rate of growth. . . .)

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    Re: HELP! Abbreviation cheat sheet???

    Here's a link that will help you: http://www.car-seat.org/showthread.p...t=abbreviation .

    But, to help you quickly, RA is Roundabout and MA is Marathon .

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    Re: HELP! Abbreviation cheat sheet???

    RA is usually the Britax Roundabout.
    MA Britax Marathon
    BLVD Britax Boulevard
    SK Radian Sunshine Kids Radian
    RFing rear facing
    FFing forward facing

    Trying to think of what else we use. Someone else will think of more, I'm sure.

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    piper, 7/26/02, 61", 99#, seatbelt
    laine 9/16/09, 46", 54#, Diono Monterey, Chicco KidFit Zip Air
    in a 2015 BMW M235i, and my 2011 Mercedes E350 wagon


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    Re: HELP! Abbreviation cheat sheet???

    Quote Originally Posted by wendytthomas View Post
    RA is usually the Britax Roundabout.
    MA Britax Marathon
    BLVD Britax Boulevard
    SK Radian Sunshine Kids Radian
    RFing rear facing
    FFing forward facing

    Trying to think of what else we use. Someone else will think of more, I'm sure.

    Wendy
    lol, the ones you mentioned are just the tip of the iceberg!
    Two girls, 7 and 6. Trek Mountain, Specialized Hotrock, Soma Buena Vista, Bike Friday tandem, and multiple other bikes. Oh, and a Mazda5.

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    Re: HELP! Abbreviation cheat sheet???

    OH THANK YOU!!!!

    Good, I was using the right terms for rear facing and forward facing at least, lol.

    the list is very helpful.

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