RFing angle on a TF for an older child?


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So I know that obviously you can install the TF more upright for an older child when RFing, but I'm talking to a mama on another board and she said she was told by a tech that it was dangerous to have older kids RFing at a 45degree angle.

She has a TF and can't get it installed more upright because of where the belt hits the lockoffs. So she turned her DS FF.

Did I miss something?? I've never heard of this before. Especially because some seats ie radians require a 45 degree angle.


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Radians do not require a 45 degree angle for older children.

There is some thought that it is safer for an older child to be more upright, but that does not make 45 degree dangerous. It would still be safer for the child to be rear-facing rather than forward-facing.


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I've never had a problem getting the TF more upright. Perhaps she's looking for excuses to turn him?? Is her belt stalk causing the problem with the lockoff, if so she can twist it to make it shorter. Maybe find her a tech that actually knows what they're doing to help her.

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