Carter’s is already well-known as a manufacturer of baby and children’s clothes, and the Carter Manchester 4-in-1 is a good bargain. This crib has four mattress heights, and can be converted to a toddler bed, a day bed and a full size bed using the headboard and footboard. Conversion kits and bed rails are sold separately. It’s made of solid pine and wood veneer, and weights 53.9 pounds.
The price tag for the Manchester 4-in-1 is $183.99. Some consumer feedback is that it’s sturdy, easy to assemble and wash and it’s a convenient height for shorter parents having to lean over the rail to pick up their baby. As an added convenience, the assembly instructions are online and can be downloaded if they are missing from the package. The instructions point out that when the crib is converted into a toddler bed, it should not be used with children younger than 15 months old. The maximum weight the crib can hold is 50 pounds. The Manchester 4-in-1 is sold at more than a dozen major retailers, including Babies R Us, Toys R Us, Wal Mart, Target, BuyBuy Baby and K mart.
- 56.22 inches x 30.4 inches x 46.06 inches
The solid pine craftsmanship makes this a sturdy bed.
Parents say it’s easy to assemble, and cleans up easily.
The Carter Manchester is not very tall, so if you’re short, this crib makes it easy to lean over the rail.
Some report difficulty in finding the crib’s conversion kit online, which is sold separately.
There is no warranty information readily available when searching online. Browsing cribs online is a popular way to comparison shop, and parents love being able to access this kind of information easily.
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