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Old 05-03-2011, 12:04 PM   #1
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I need to replace the original mattress in my motorhome with one that is comfortable. My back and neck hurts when I sleep in it. I know it is not a regular queen size because my feet stick over. I think it measures 60"W by 75"L as best as I can determine. I think the length is critical because I believe it stops the bedroom slide as it comes in when it contacts the cabinets at the foot of the bed. I assume I must replace it with one that is the same size. Does this mattress actually measure 60x75? It's sort of hard to measure because it bulges out.

Also can I buy an extender or something to make it longer after the slide is out? My feet sticking over makes it very uncomfortable.
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Looks like your not alone others need same thing.
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Old 05-03-2011, 03:37 PM   #3
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Camping World select comfort. No weight and great bed.
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Old 05-03-2011, 03:54 PM   #4
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Hi Richardrky,
The brochure for my coach (should be the same as your coach) says the bed is 60X80.
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You might want to look at Overstock.com under RV mattress.
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I need to replace the original mattress in my motorhome with one that is comfortable. My back and neck hurts when I sleep in it. I know it is not a regular queen size because my feet stick over. I think it measures 60"W by 75"L as best as I can determine. I think the length is critical because I believe it stops the bedroom slide as it comes in when it contacts the cabinets at the foot of the bed. I assume I must replace it with one that is the same size. Does this mattress actually measure 60x75? It's sort of hard to measure because it bulges out.

Also can I buy an extender or something to make it longer after the slide is out? My feet sticking over makes it very uncomfortable.
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Hi Richard,....One word for me....Memory Foam.... Wow! We added 2" topper to our stick built bed and I had the best night sleep in a long time....now looking at 8" memory foam.....ok ok...some wish.....!
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Our original mattress was terrible, after one night I replaced it with a queen we had in our house. The standard queen was longer and it did hit the closet when the slide was drawn in. If I remember correctly it was 5" longer, it had enough self support to hang over the plywood bed base & stay up as if there was plywood under it. When we pulled the slide in I would lift the corner of the mattress So the slide would come completely in. This worked fine, however since it was an older mattress it still needed replaced & within 3-4 months we replaced it with the 8" RV queen memory foam. This has been a great improvement over almost any other mattress I have ever slept on, & I have 2 herniated discs in my back. I no longer wake up with a sore back. We ordered our mattress on line & I don't remember from whom.
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We purchased a standard memory foam Queen size mattress from a mattress store. An entry level memory foam was much cheaper than one for an RV.
We were away from home and managed to get the thing into our Expedition.
We slit the cover at one end and shortened the mattress with an electric knife. Hey we wanted a better mattress NOW. After we got home we pulled the cover tight and sewed it up with nylon fishing line. put the slit at the headboard and nobody knew a thing - till now.
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We swapped our queen out with a spare we had in our home. It is longer so it extends into the entrance a few inches but at least our necks and backs will feel better and our toes wont hang off. Taking it camping this weekend!
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We picked up a memory foam topper from Costco to make our mattress more comfortable. Worked like a champ. So now we have one at the house and both of kids ended up buying them for their mattresses. They're a great solution for an uncomfortable mattress. However, they will not solve the "too short" problem. BTW, I had to cut the topper for the RV to shorten it up a bit.
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We purchased a Sealy Posterpedic Standard Queen Pillowtop from a local store. It's slightly longer then the original so when the slide is in there is no longer a gap between the mattress and cabinets. Standard Queen sheets now fit properly.
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We put 2" of memory foam on top, from Camping World. It sleeps like a different bed, bad back & neck also!
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A lot of manufactures do use a 75" to give more walk around room but a 80" will fit in a lot of cases. I would close the slide and the measure from the head of the bed to the cabinet just to determine maximum length that will fit. Then you would know exactly how long it can be.
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