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    CPS Technician Splash's Avatar
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    The difference a bajillimeter can make

    A bajillimeter is a real measurement for car seat purposes.

    I was futzing with the Frontier, tight enough but not tight tight. I figure since the cushion had compressed a bit more, I could see if I could tighten it more. Put all my weight in, and pulled. It tightened a bajillimeter. So slight that i could feel the smidginess of the pull in the adjuster, the minute, near microscopic give in my hand. Not any amount that could be seen with the naked eye, possibly smaller than an atom. But it was there.

    And when I was done, my seat was tight.

    All praise the bajillimeter!
    I'm glad you're a safe driver. I'm eating cereal and applying mascara using my rear view mirror while playing bejeweled on my iPhone. And I'm driving right behind you. 
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    Re: The difference a bajillimeter can make

    Yay for the bajillimeter!
    Mom to P (9), J (almost 8), & E (2.5)

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    Re: The difference a bajillimeter can make

    lol.....

    Alex, 8 Katie, 12 and Annabelle Jan 2017

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    Re: The difference a bajillimeter can make

    Julie
    CPST since 2003, pu"R"ple since 2008, three kids growing too fast since 1997, 1999 and 2006

    Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good

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    Re: The difference a bajillimeter can make

    That's funny

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    Re: The difference a bajillimeter can make

    I always go back and re-tighten my seats a day or two after installing, and again monthly or so, because of the additional seat compression that happens over time.
    Melissa, CPST and Mom to three

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    Re: The difference a bajillimeter can make

    Hooray for bajillimeters!
    Mama to 3 great kids
    DD1 [2004] 47lbs, SK Monterey
    DS [2005] 40.9lbs, FF Cougar Regent
    DD2 [2007] 40.7lbs, FF Graco Nautilus
    Wishing someone would pass the water

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    Re: The difference a bajillimeter can make

    LOL
    I think you play with your seats more than I do.
    Jessi, CPST: 2003 Honda Pilot, 2010 Toyota Corolla
    T 12/12/06 49" 55 lbs D 1/8/09 44" 50 lbs
    In Use:2 PKWY SGLs, FR80, GN, HB TB Teaching seats: Titan 65, Lite Rider Retired: Wizard, 2 33 lb MA's, 2 50 lb CAs, 3 XTSLs, Regent
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    Re: The difference a bajillimeter can make

    The bajillimeter: always vital to those 3rd-row installs in my Mazda 5.
    Debbie, CPST-I
    driving my '07 Mazda5 with
    Thomas (18) * Sam (17) * Patrick (15) * Macha (13)
    Safely secured with seat belts - everyone, every ride!

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    Re: The difference a bajillimeter can make

    Yay! Glad you got it nice & tight!
    The bajilimeter is a great thing when you can get it tightened that extra bit, but when you can't, well, then the bajilimere is a thing to be hated!
    SAHM to my silly six: X (12, seatbelt), R (11, seatbelt), E (9, Evenflo Amp),
    Z (6, Frontier 85 in booster mode), G (4, FF TFP) and M (2, RF Pavilion)

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    Re: The difference a bajillimeter can make

    The bajilimeter is a beautiful measurement, isn't it?
    Andrea, CPST, Tech proxy, special Needs trained
    DS 4/01 - Seatbelt * DD1 11/05 - Oobr, PWSGL, Performance Booster
    DD2 10/09 - GN SS/Argos
    Plus a plethora of "spare" seats for everyone.

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    Re: The difference a bajillimeter can make




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