Harness Booster question

newmommy929

New member
Ok so I am looking at having a spare seat in our car that could be used for 2 out of 3 kids. My ff 5 1/2 year old and my rf 3 1/2 year old (but would be ok with him ff for short trips). I was thinking of getting an extended harnassed seat (ff only probably), and just wanted to see what my options are. Price is not really an issue. I would like to NOT have to remove the seat to adjust the straps if a differant kiddo is riding in it. So please let me know what are some good options. Thanks!
 
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jnamommy

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What are the weights and torso heights (or shirts sizes if that's easier) of the kids? One combination seat (FF harness or booster) that we have is a Secure Kid, you can adjust the harness without rethreading. I used it in my parents' vehicle to switch between two kids also.
 

Brigala

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If money is truly no object, and if the kids are small enough, and if you have enough space in your vehicle (that's a lot of Ifs) then this could possibly be a job for the Graco SmartSeat. If I understand correctly, it can be switched easily from RF to FF and the harness height is no-rethread. But it's expensive and if your kids aren't petite your little one probably can't RF in it and your big one might not fit in it at all.

More realistically, I think I'd see if a Harmony Defender would work. Or maybe a Britax combo seat (Pioneer, Frontier 90, or Pinnacle). Or a Graco Argos. I didn't know the SecureKid was a no-rethread seat - is that new? Which SecureKid do you have?
 

momtoo3

Well-known member
Evenflo Symphony is another option. Your younger one may have outgrown it RF but it is a nice FF seat and a decent booster, although you will need a backless after it is outgrown in most cases.

ETA: Oops, just realized you wanted and extended harnessing seat to harness both kids. I don't think a 5 yr old will fit very long, if at all in the Symphony in the harness.

How big are your kids?
 

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