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Old 07-12-2006, 04:21 PM   #15
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I should have specified I was referring to a full length king at 80" rather than a short king at 75" Some models utilize a short king as well as a short queen. That's were the suspenders come into play. Attach them to the regular sized sheet under the mattress to keep the bottom sheet tight.

I'm getting a little old for mattress dancing so a regular queen is fine for the wife and I.

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Old 07-13-2006, 05:00 AM   #16
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My Queen bought an egg shell foam pad(fine grade) and our standard size king fitted sheets work just fine. We also had a 4' feather bed on for a couple of years and loved it except the sheets would not stay on. Just a little too much stretch. The egg shell pad makes all the difference in quality of sleep for us.
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Old 07-13-2006, 03:47 PM   #17
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Tom N:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by alvinc:
This is a similar issue to when is a "Queen a Queen"? Many manufacturers claim they have a Queen bed, but if you look carefully it may actually be a "short queen". This was a major factor in our deciding on a Fleetwood rather than a Winnebago.

Sounds like you have the same issue; a sub-king sized bed. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>Winnebago makes many models with a full size queen and this year full size kings. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>I should have mentioned that we were looking in 2002. At the time Winnebago didn't have a Brave or Adventurer with a full sized queen.

The point of my post was that the "buyer must beware".

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