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Old 08-19-2014, 07:07 PM   #1
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(Let Us Up We've had Enough) Replacement Mattresses real reviews

We're looking to replace our RV mattress and would like some real feedback from the people who know. Not that retail fluff!

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Old 08-19-2014, 07:09 PM   #2
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Old 08-19-2014, 07:52 PM   #3
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My advice would be to go to several mattress stores. Lay down on each one for at least several minutes in the position that you sleep in. Try them all out before you buy anything.

We ended up with a Serta Firm Euro Pillow Top full queen mattress. We've tried to sleep on temperpedic and foam mattress pads - thin and thick, we hated them all except for the euro pillow top. You need to try them all out to see what you like.
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Old 08-19-2014, 08:16 PM   #4
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We got a 10" memory foam from Costco that is way better than the OEM RV mattress which lasted about 3 days. But the other advise is good; try some first.
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Old 08-19-2014, 08:24 PM   #5
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Memory foam topper from Costco. Made my crappy camper "mattress" feel better than my $1000 set in the house! I sleep so good!
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Old 08-19-2014, 08:30 PM   #6
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We have had a Sleep Number Air Mattress for 14 years in our S&B. Once we get our MH, we will get one as well; especially the new ones that recline individually. Expensive, but we will be there 1/3 of our lives....

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Old 08-19-2014, 08:31 PM   #7
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I've found it difficult to shop for a mattress for our coach in a mattress store. The problem being is most of those are set on box springs. The mattress in my coach is on a plywood platform. Completely different foundations, so I'm not comparing "apples to apples". The only one's that come close are usually the memory foam ones that are on platform frames in stores.

That being said, we did the same as DallasOregon. A 3" memory foam topper made the coach mattress more comfortable than the $1800 pillowtop Stearns & Foster on a box spring in my S&B. I sleep much better in my Bounder than at home.

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Old 08-19-2014, 08:54 PM   #8
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A topic with so many "correct" opinions! Best advice... try as many as you can especially if you're going to spend big bucks

IMHO, the trouble with mattresses is that each day they get weaker and weaker and eventually sag to death. We've had a sleep number at home for the last 10 plus years and it still sleeps like new because air simply doesn't wear out. We also have an Ideal Rest brand air bed in the MH and I like it even better than the Sleep Number because of the internal foam grid. I prefer a slightly stiffer bed.

To each his own. I only wish you could sleep at least a week on a bed before purchasing. Anyway, that's my mattress of choice. Hope you find yours, too!

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Old 08-19-2014, 09:19 PM   #9
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Wouldn't have anything else after using the sleep number bed in our current rig. Previous rig we tried the Costco mattress topper and it helped but no comparison to the sleep number.
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Old 08-19-2014, 09:22 PM   #10
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We shopped at a mattress store and flopped around. Actually I went first and tried a bunch and then listed my top three. Wife came later and tried the same routine and made her top three. We had one in common and that is the one we bought. We negotiated price, they delivered free, installed it a took the old mattress.

I do agree about the plywood frame being different than a box springs. I am sure a mattress store would put them on the floor for you to try.

Our mattress in the MH is a standard queen size.
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We have a sleep number in the rig with a 3 inch Costco memory foam topper. It's probably overkill but I sleep like a baby.
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We purchased our custom mattress here. We love it. Reasonable price. They are located in Kansas City, Mo.

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Old 08-21-2014, 11:34 AM   #13
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Our Winnebago Adventurer came with a standard Queen size mattress which wasn't too bad but not the best. We had up sized our Sleep Number from Queen to King so moved the Queen to the RV. They're made to use a solid platform instead of inner springs so worked very well.

We're in a Class C now and that mattress is shorter and the foot end is rounded so the Queen doesn't work. We'll probably do some shopping during the off season.
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As Lori; says make sure any mattress you try is on a platform not a box spring. Currently into second season on a 8" foam with a 4" wedge, under, to help with DW's sleep disorder.

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