Using latch on a 3-in-1 used as a BPB


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I know technically you're not supposed to - right? Because it's not in the manual - right? What other good reason is there not to do this, in your opinion? Thanks!


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I think that maybe the OP asked because she's curious why they don't test them that way, or possibly why they failed. I don't think she meant that she (being a tech and that shes a member here lol) would go against the manual and do it regardless, were her intentions of the question.

That last part there I can't find a good way to word it...I'm trying to say that its NOT her intentions. If you read it a few times it makes sense. (you know how some sentences are just weird)
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I think it's because boosters are supposed to move with the child in a crash. Although, with the new LATCH boosters coming out, maybe it's starting to be discovered that this isn't such a good idea. :confused: Anyhow, I think with most seats, including the 3 in 1's, it's a matter of testing. The manufacturers just don't know what you happen.


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LOL No I wouldn't do it, my kids are still rear-facing :) So no one really knows, right?


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Maybe they just never thought of it. :confused:

Back to my whole theory that car seat manufacturers aren't exactly the brightest bulb in the box, and they should hire a CPST/Mother (or father) to "approve" the seats before selling them. *sigh* all well.

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