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Old 11-11-2011, 01:28 PM   #1
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King to queen store bought mattress.

Would like to take out king mattress and put in a store boughten queen. Is there any problem doing this? How to get out king and put in queen mattress. Looks like there would be a problem. Has anybody done this?
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Old 11-11-2011, 03:56 PM   #2
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I know that my friends bought a Montana 5th shell with a King Size Zbed and converted it to a Queen Size. He also cut the plywood down to match and loves it. I assume it will determine which floor plan that you have on How EZ it will be to get the KS Mattress out?
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The cheap stock kingsized mattress in most RVs should be no problem to get out. You can bend them almost double if needed. The problem might be to get a quality queensized mattress back in. In our 5er, we replaced the stock queensized mattress with a queensized 13" deep Serta EuroTop. The stock mattress just popped right out, but the new mattress resulted in a few choice words before I was able to scrunch it down enough to get it into the bedroor (up stairs in a mid-profile 5er).

But it was well worth the effort. We slept on that mattress several weeks per year for several years before we sold the 5er last year.
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Old 11-11-2011, 08:57 PM   #4
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We changed the horrible "Cloud Ten" king mattress in our Pinnacle for a 18 inch queen size Simmonds EuroTop, the day after we took delivery of the unit. Our Pinnacle was a factory order, but Jayco wouldn't leave out the mattress, or change it for a queen. There is much more room in the bedroom to move around than with the king. The "Cloud ten" was donated to a charity...it was never slept on.

The old one came out, and the new one went in, quite easily.
We are full timers, and it was worth every dollar for a good mattress. DW was a little skeptical when I took a Skilsaw to the bed platform in a one day old unit, but it was a simple modification.
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Old 11-21-2011, 10:12 PM   #5
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Hi,

Funny, we sold our 2009 Jayco 31BHDS this summer and purchased a 2011 Pinnacle 36REQS and found the Cloud 10 king size mattress awesome. Only thing is that we added a king size memory foam to it and never actually slept on just the mattress.

On another note, I had a squirrel (I think it was!) in the basement last month. It looks like he got in through the front jacks. I stuffed steel wool in there and it looks like he is gone. At first I thought it was a mouse but 3 mouse traps were tripped without catching anything and 2 poison blue blocks went missing. I don't think a mouse would be that lucky and the blocks must have been carried off. No mouse poop anywhere and nothing got in the living area of the 5th wheel.
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