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Help!! Quinny carrycot stuck on MC adaptors!!

(8 Posts)
HiccupHaddockHorrendous Wed 12-Mar-14 13:46:15

Quinny carrycot has just arrived so I tried it out on my Maxi Cosi adaptors, put it on the wrong way round and now I can't get the adaptors off!!

Can anyone help? The release buttons are hardly moving when I press them.

BikeRunSki Wed 12-Mar-14 13:48:49

Now then, I did this, but must have been 5 years ago and it was a worn out second hand carry cot. I think i probably struggled, cried and shook it a lot.

BikeRunSki Wed 12-Mar-14 13:49:11

It did come off though!

HiccupHaddockHorrendous Wed 12-Mar-14 13:54:03

That's encouraging!! I'm nearly at the point of crying and the tips of my fingers are hurting from pressing the sodding button!

Fortunately, I don't need either of them at the moment so not an emergency or anything but very frustrating!!

HiccupHaddockHorrendous Wed 12-Mar-14 19:20:21

Anyone have any other suggestions?

I've tried to pull them very hard but they won't budge sad

hazelnutlatte Wed 12-Mar-14 19:23:14

Oh dear, this happened to me in a car park once, it took about 5 random strangers to get it off! I think the trick was to wiggle it side to side, but it might have just been brute strength that did it in the end!

HiccupHaddockHorrendous Wed 12-Mar-14 19:42:11

I'm worried about pulling it too hard incase I break the carrycot fitting or the adaptors. However, neither are any use at the moment so I guess I have nothing to lose!

HiccupHaddockHorrendous Wed 12-Mar-14 21:45:50

Fixed it!!

Brute force...after a couple of hours googling and about half an hour with a knife and fork!!...Don't ask! grin

Better remember to put the bloomin things on the right way next time.

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