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Old 05-15-2012, 10:03 PM   #15
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We HATED Sleep Number beds. Took ours out of our new 40DP and gave it to our daughter to do with as she pleased. I couldn't believe it when she sold it on Craig's list for $1100....

Tried foam topper and it didn't seem to do the trick for our tastes.

Then, we too bought a mattress for the coach which matched the one in our stick house... pillow top Beautyrest. No problem getting it trough the coach door... the delivery guys had to do it.


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Old 05-15-2012, 10:14 PM   #16
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stay away from a mattress that has a pillow top. You can,t flip them over.

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Old 05-16-2012, 06:07 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by sam-3 View Post
stay away from a mattress that has a pillow top. You can,t flip them over.
We had a pillow top that was on both sides and you could flip it.

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Old 05-16-2012, 07:51 AM   #18
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Camping World has an Internet special on Eurotop Inner Spring mattresses. My closest CW agreed (as they always do) to honor the online price. The reviews look very good. Wouldn't normally buy a mattress unseen but taking a chance on this one.
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Old 05-16-2012, 05:02 PM   #19
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We hated the mattress, RV short queen with a quarter inch of foam over springs that came with our new to us 5th wheel. Discussed many ideas and it dawned us that the best bed in the house was the full size mattress my wifes parents had made for us when we got married almost 38 years ago and is now used in our guest bedroom (visitors always commented on how comfortable the bed was). We uncovered the mattress and called the company in OKC that made it and they still built their mattresses one at a time hand made the same as ours was made. They also told us that a good part of their present business, was custom worik for RVs including their own. We had one made and they had it ready to pickup in 5 days. We have now slept on it three nights and both agreed, the best investment we have made in a while. It was a little pricier than an off the shelf mattress, but half of a sleep number, which we were also looking at. Went into the trailer just fine, just much heavier than that thing they called a mattress that we got with the trailer. Good luck, lifes too short and rest too important not to have a comfortable bed. We both agreed we are now looking forward to lots of RVing. Also agreed the mattress will not be included if and when we trade RVs.
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Old 05-16-2012, 06:28 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by stuhly View Post
I have to disagree with the statements about Sleep Number. I have had sleep number beds in my last two Moter Homes and have never had a problem with either one. I also have one in my home. I would not own anything else. The one at home is ten years old.
We totally agree, having had all the toppers,memory foam, etc. an spending thousands due to degenerative spinal disease Sleep Number is by far superior. My back problems as well as hip, have been greatly reduced. The sleep number mattress must be placed on a solid platform surface to be totally effective. Most MH slide out platforms offer this surface. Please do not let anyone coerce you otherwise. This system offers relief. Trust me!!!
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Put a Temparpedic (sorry spelling) queen size in ours. Love it. Don't have difficulty if it heats up for my old bones appreciate it
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I see by your sig that you have a 40 footer, which leaves me to believe you have either a full queen, or a king bed. If that is the case, you can buy a mattress at any mattress store. Just remember, you only buy a mattress, no box springs and it sits on a plywood board!

Pillow top mattresses are great! Work well almost everywhere.

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I purchased a 2012 newmar and could not believe how uncomfortable the stock mattresses were. I had custom foam mattresses made at a company called restopedic in Bethany CT( you can Google them). A mile from my home and a small mattress mtg and the price was way below what the major sellers. The foam is great because you can have a much thinner mattress than springs but have the support. The key is quality foam. High and low quality foam look the same and don't feel terribly different on day one but cheap stuff will break down and flatten. Maybe this company is nowhere near you, maybe they ship? I don't know but for years I have bought mattresses from them because they supply the majors with mattresses that can they get branded something else and thisittle factory near me allows the public.to walk in and order and they are too reasonable on price. Owner is Joe DaSilva and worth only dealing with him. I have found the heat retaining issue.with foam can be solved by putting a thick cotton fitted pad on top and that is how I have my mattress at home and on rv.
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Originally Posted by bdickson View Post
Camping World has an Internet special on Eurotop Inner Spring mattresses. My closest CW agreed (as they always do) to honor the online price. The reviews look very good. Wouldn't normally buy a mattress unseen but taking a chance on this one.
Eurotop Innerspring Mattresses - Product - Camping World

Will find out. I ordered one too. An almost 2 week trip coming up for me ahead and I wanna make sure I can sleep well. The existing mattress in the coach is pretty broken down, and I've been willing to deal with it until this long trip coming up makes me a little apprehensive about crushing out the existing mattress for a couple of weeks Also I like that its made right here in the USA and gets rave reviews.

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Have a sleep number in RV and at home love them. I see no reason for a special matress in your RV so long as you measure first.
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Queen mattresses

Wow! We want to thank you all for all this feedback!! Tkhe IVR2 community is amazing! We have gone ahead and purchased a Queen Ortho Plush from The Original Mattress Factory in VA.

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