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Old 11-15-2019, 07:43 AM   #1
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Sleep Number Bed Opinions

Options on sleep number beds, pro's and cons.
I have had one for 3 years now in the coach and love ours.
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if i could find a traditional mattress that could stand up to the daily stress of extending and retracting during the camping season and extended retraction over the winter AND was warranted for both i would dump our Rest Easy air mattress in a heartbeat. that’s how much i like our air mattress.
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Old 11-15-2019, 09:13 AM   #3
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if i could find a traditional mattress that could stand up to the daily stress of extending and retracting during the camping season and extended retraction over the winter AND was warranted for both i would dump our Rest Easy air mattress in a heartbeat. that’s how much i like our air mattress.
We replaced our RestEasy (a sleep number knock-off) with a Leesa Mattress 18-months ago and have no problems with the folding/unfolding and storage process at all. Most foam mattresses say they work with tilting bases and that’s really all you have.

We hated our RestEasy, but I’m told that real Sleep Numbers are much better. I don’t know if that’s true or not.
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Old 11-15-2019, 11:43 AM   #4
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We replaced our RestEasy (a sleep number knock-off) with a Leesa Mattress 18-months ago and have no problems with the folding/unfolding and storage process at all. Most foam mattresses say they work with tilting bases and thatís really all you have.

We hated our RestEasy, but Iím told that real Sleep Numbers are much better. I donít know if thatís true or not.
thanks. i've spoken with a number of mattress makers over the past year. after i described the bed mechanism some told me that their mattresses were nit designed for that "abuse" (their word, not mine), others thought that their mattresses could hold up but as they were not tested fir such use they would not provide a warranty. the search continues.
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Old 11-15-2019, 01:26 PM   #5
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We have a king size at home and HAD a king size in a previous coach. The present coach has a queen size that tilts. If you have room, get a king size. The sleep number is a great mattress. This is especially true if one of you has back problems
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Sleep # is great but they always have something to pay attention to over time.
Ours had a blow out because it wasn’t deflated enough going over the mountains.
I have trouble with the patch having a slow leak because it is right on a seam. Also have had the tubing start leaking and pump troubles. All these problems take a lot of work to get at the source where as a common spring mattress just lays there for a long time.
Still I will probably get another one when time to replace it.
Been thinking about some sort of pop off valve to relieve the pressure.
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Old 11-15-2019, 01:57 PM   #7
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thanks. i've spoken with a number of mattress makers over the past year. after i described the bed mechanism some told me that their mattresses were nit designed for that "abuse" (their word, not mine), others thought that their mattresses could hold up but as they were not tested fir such use they would not provide a warranty. the search continues.
The manufacturer doesnít know what your RV is doing when it tilts. So, itís natural theyíre not going to ďwarrantyĒ some unknown.

The biggest issue with this change is getting a mattress that is the right size. We bought a California King but we had to modify the headboard. Itís the right width but 2Ē longer than the OEM air mattress.

Our Sleep Number knock off had wired remotes. One got pinched and stopped working out on the road. I had to manually fix it so I could go to bed. Thatís one thing about any Air bed. It can malfunction and you can be struck sleeping on the couch.
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...Thatís one thing about any Air bed. It can malfunction and you can be struck sleeping on the couch.
been there, done that.
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Old 11-15-2019, 08:49 PM   #9
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Have a Rest Easy in the coach and we love it. Had a Sleep Number before and it was great also but then its what we are used to because the S&B has a Sleep Number too.
Pro's - individual firmness
Con's - need to drop the air pressure when you get into very high elevations
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Had one, wouldn't have another if they were giving them away and I was sleeping in a flower bed.Leaks, remembering to deflate, then inflate. Foam mattress works well, bed goes up and down. No problem.
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Had one, wouldn't have another if they were giving them away and I was sleeping in a flower bed.Leaks, remembering to deflate, then inflate. Foam mattress works well, bed goes up and down. No problem.
which mattress do you now have?
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Old 11-16-2019, 01:29 AM   #12
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I have the Zinus mattress in mine and absolutely love it. Check out the reviews on Amazon, they have a 5 star rating
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which mattress do you now have?
We have this one in the MH and a similar one on the boat. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Both have been very satisfactory.
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We used a Bear Beds air mattress in the coach for several years and had zero problems with leaks, wear & tear, "abuse", whatever. As for our personal comfort, there were pros and cons to air vs an inner spring or foam type, so we liked some aspects of air but not others. When it came time to replace the mattress at home, we decided to go with a hybrid spring/foam type rather than air. I guess that means we were not exactly in love with the air bed concept.


But you say you love yours, so why the question? Who cares if others like or don't like your choice of sleeping gear? If your wife is a blond, would you ask others how they like blonds? And maybe ask her to dye her hair if the consensus was for redheads?
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