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Old 05-14-2012, 05:38 PM   #1
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Question Replacing Queen mattress

Hi, our old mattress needs replacing. We have been begun researching alternatives, and wonder if there is any need/value in looking for an "RV mattress" from Campingworld, eg., or in just going to a "matress discounters" type place and looking for the best price. (?)

We are also wondering whether a standard coils type mattress will fit through the front door and into the bedroom, etc. Anyone out there have any experiences with all this that they could pass on to us? thanks!
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Old 05-14-2012, 06:30 PM   #2
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Don't do sleep by # just a big spit air bag that is over priced!!!
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Old 05-14-2012, 06:36 PM   #3
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Get a memory foam from wall mart. It will make any mattress feel like new
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I agree with MKnight. Forget about the sleep number bed unless your want to reset every evening on the road--temp and altitude. We went with the memory foam and have been very happy. Just put it on top of what your have now. No problem getting through the front door.
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We bought a Serta RV mattress and have been very pleased with it. My DW gets overheated on memory foam so that wasn't an option. Serta Rv Mattresses
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Old 05-14-2012, 07:52 PM   #6
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Memory Foam

We put a memory foam topper on ours too. When it's hot the foam retains heat and makes it seem even hotter.

I've read that a memory foam mattress with a pillow-top works pretty well for most folks.
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Try Overstock.com. We bought an RV queen memory foam mattress and loved it so much we ended up getting one for home too. The new memory foams are cooler and you can also get gel infused.
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Interesting article here on the side effects of a memory foam. Had one fro over 4 years now and we do not have an issue with them.

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We bought a new mattress from Angel Beds for our MH and love it. We also put one in our 5th wheel so the current one is our second.
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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.
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When we replaced the mattress at home a couple of years ago we also made a deal for the exact same mattress in Queen for the trailer. Other than width we now sleep exactly the same in both places. Best thing we ever did as far as sleeping is concerned.
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To answer the original question, there is no need for an "RV" mattress unless you have an oddball size - which many Rvs seem to have. For example, an RV queen is often 6" shorter than a standard queen. Even then, you may be able to get a local mattress company to make you one for less than CW sells it, and get more choice of fabrics and firmness. We had a short queen made several years ago at a local place and the price was half what the RV stores were asking.

In this coach we have an air bed, but not one from Sleep Number . Ours is an Americana and the only time we adjust it is for our comfort, not because we drove to another campground or the weather changed. It takes 4 or 5 thousand feet of altitude or 30-40 degrees of temperature change to have much effect on them.
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I hate the memory foam, always end up with my ass higher than my head, the i start speaking in tongues and its just not good.

Our previos rv had a short queen, had to to go to camping world for sheets. Current bus has a normal queen, sheets from target fit fine.
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we have a good quality house queen...it fit fine through our frt door and fits fine on the bed
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