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anyone bought a pram system for new born from ebay? what should I look for?

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darlingbud Sat 14-May-05 21:07:36

I am ttc number 2 but have got rid of pram I used for dd as it was heavy and old fashioned in style. I want a more lightweight one but I am always up for a bargain and thought I might get a decent one oin ebay. has anyone bought these from ebay and what should I look for?

misdee Sat 14-May-05 21:12:15

do u want a pram, travel system, pushchair, stroller, 2in1, 3in1, 3 wheeler, air/hard tyres, brakes that are easy to use, off-road one, one for city life?

jenkel Sat 14-May-05 21:13:31

I've sold a double buggy on ebay but never bought. I would say that you want to see pictures of the actual pram that you are going to bid on (some people add pictures of new ones). Go to somewhere like Mothercare and test out loads of prams, see if there is you like and try to find that model. See what their feedback is like and if it is local you could always ask to go and look at it before you bid.

darlingbud Sat 14-May-05 21:13:51

oh dear - I want one that folds up nicely in the car boot and maybe has a detachable car seat etc.

I haven't a clue have I? lol

tiffini Sat 14-May-05 21:14:28

LOL misdee, would it not have been easier to ask, what kind of pushchair do yot want

misdee Sat 14-May-05 21:15:33

then a travel sytem or 3 in 1 i think. try the reveiews on mumsnet to see what other says, and browse for ages before you buy one.

how old is dd? if she is young enough then pop her in to see how it stands up with a larger child in it and if it steers well.

darlingbud Sat 14-May-05 21:16:38

dd is nearly 2.5. Am not even pg yet so she might be a teenager by the time I catch on (LOL).

misdee Sat 14-May-05 21:17:13

then u have plenty of time to look around!!

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