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Best umbrella stroller 2nd hand?

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Dustpan Thu 09-Feb-17 20:22:14

I need an umbrella stroller that folds easily with one hand & is lightweight for getting my DS 2.5) around on the tube. Going to buy one second hand on eBay / gumtree for budget reasons. The only make I've heard of is Maclaren -- is it best to stick to this brand or can anyone recommend any others please? Thanks in advance

NapQueen Thu 09-Feb-17 20:24:32

I'd recommend the Armadillo City. Very slim and lightweight, folds one handed and has a little carry handle. Have a look on YouTube for the videos shows the fold and other features.

I got mine second hand for 35. Paid 15 to have it couriered.

Dustpan Fri 10-Feb-17 09:50:40

Thanks Napqueen -- sounds like you got a great deal, I can only find them listed for £100+ second hand, so you got a bargain! Would the armadillo city be suitable for a tall child do you know? My DS head currently scrapes the canopy of the bugaboo bee

NapQueen Fri 10-Feb-17 10:04:49

Ds is 2.4 and when the hood is folded back it bunches on top of his head slightly (don't think it touches but it looks close). However when I pull the hood over I can see there's loads of room yet. He is about 2 1/2 feet.

Cupoftchaiagain Tue 21-Feb-17 20:23:42

You already have a bee? You need to check weights as u could easily buy a heavier umbrella stroller, which is presumably not the point!
Maclaren volo is lightest at 4. 5kg, (ok there is the maclaren mk 2 at less than 3kg but costs a billion pounds and i've not yet seen it second hand! ) also may be uppababy g-lite or chicco liteway.

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