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47 of 47 people found the following review helpful
Not without cons, but overall a good purchase!!
on May 31, 2008
I bought this stroller in the "Pink Cuddle Bear" print two months ago and overall am happy with my purchase. The reviews I read had me rather concerned! For instance, one user mentioned that a wheel had just fallen off the stroller. After using it almost daily for the past two months however, the only way I could see that happening is if you didn't use the locking pin that is included during installation. I was also worried because some people had mentioned the handle on the carseat breaking. I did research and found that that was indeed a problem with the older model but has since been fixed for this one. Yet another user complained that their childs head "flopped forward" during use because of the angle of the carseat. I agree that the angle is more upright than that of other carseats I've looked at, but when resting on any flat surface the curve of the bottom of the carseat allows it to sit just right. For car-use the base adjusts too, again allowing it to sit just right. Definately a non-issue!
The only reason I didn't give it the full 5 stars (aside from being a tough critic) are the few problems I have run into. First of all the stroller doesn't stand alone when folded. I usually just lock the wheels and prop it, but I have seen the stand alone feature on other strollers and could see where it would be more convienient. Additionally, as others have mentioned, because of the light color of the fabric dirt shows rather quickly. If I had the choice to go between a darker fabric or this adorable print even now though I would STILL choose the pink. A few extra cleanings is just worth it to me :) The whole systems cleans rather easily. I am dissapointed that when I machine washed the carseat pad a super-small seperation of the fabric fibers occured in one area, leaving a tiny hole. It only required a couple of stitches to fix, but I will be handwashing in the future to avoid any more problems. My washer doesn't have a delicate cycle (as suggested to wash the pads) so the tear is probably more my fault then the actual product.
I would recommend this product to a friend. It's cute and functional. In my house we call it "The Cadillac" because it looks so luxurious for a stroller system!!