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Old 09-21-2020, 07:00 AM   #1
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RV Foam Mattress Toppers

Looking for information on RV foam mattress toppers.
Do they need adjusted or re positioned every couple of days. Do the straps that hold the topper to the mattress keep it in place. Do you have the 2", 3", or 4" thickness. In your opinion do they work or are worthless and not worth the money.
I have the RV King mattress. I think they are an inch or 2 different than a standard King mattress.
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Old 09-21-2020, 07:22 AM   #2
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Yes - If you like a soft bed

We bought a standard king topper and cut it down to the correct dimensions for the RV King. 10 minutes of work beats the higher cost. Same with the sheets. Just bought a standard king set.

We just lay it on the mattress and use a deeper pocket fitted sheet. It holds it in place without any problems.

As for thickness, thatís a personal decision. The thicker the topper the softer the bed. We bought the 4 inch for the king and my wife (who likes soft beds) says itís like sleeping on marchmellows.
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Old 09-21-2020, 07:25 AM   #3
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Save your money. Its like trying to make a silk purse out of a sows ear. Just go buy a new quality mattress and be done with it. Years ago when we needed a new mattreaa at home, we made a deal for the exact same one for our fiver. Except for the size difference, king at home queen in the fiver we always slept on the same bed.
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Old 09-21-2020, 08:42 AM   #4
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We have one, hasn't moved in 7 years
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Old 09-21-2020, 08:58 AM   #5
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I highly recommend Sleep on Latex! Their toppers are 100% natural latex, no chemicals! They will make one cut at no extra charge so it can be right for your mattress.
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Old 09-21-2020, 10:26 AM   #6
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I sleep on the over the cab bed. it's 4" foam with fabric cover, zippered in the back. I weigh 200 lbs and i've flatten the foam enough that it's not comfortable anymore. I would like to buy/find replacement foam but I want a Very firm foam. not sure where to look.
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Old 09-21-2020, 12:46 PM   #7
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We bought a 3" memory foam topper and a quilted fitted mattress pad for our queen bed and are very happy with the combination. It's fairly firm and hasn't moved - stays with the mattress.
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Made the mistake of buying a cheap foam mattress pad a few years ago. Was ok when we bought it ( Summertime ). When the weather started to cool off it got hard as a rock. Took forever to warm it up.
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Old 09-21-2020, 05:31 PM   #9
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Save your money. Its like trying to make a silk purse out of a sows ear. Just go buy a new quality mattress and be done with it.

I bought a decent quality 3" foam topper. After 3 days I sent the topper back to Amazon and gave the mattress away on FB Marketplace. I ordered a hybrid (inner spring/foam) mattress in a box and should have it Thursday. I won't be using it for a few weeks so the verdict on is still out on that one.
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Old 09-21-2020, 06:25 PM   #10
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We found the mattress that came in our RV to be much too hard and so we added a 3" memory foam topper. The bed is now comfortable and we have been happy with it for the past 5 years.
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Old 09-22-2020, 10:59 AM   #11
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We added a 2" topper to our brand new ORV mattress. Wish we had gotten a 3". The 2" is a big improvement but maybe I just need to lose 50 lbs? Yeah, there are two chances of that happening.
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Old 09-24-2020, 06:08 AM   #12
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OK thanks all. I am going to get one, just need to decide what thickness to get and if I should get the RV King size. I like the idea of Sleep on Latex cutting it to fit as I could really butcher that up....
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Old 09-24-2020, 03:14 PM   #13
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Another vote for Latex, check out Flexuscomfort mattresses, cheaper than Sleep on Latex on most products, we bought one of their QuadraFlex king mattresses for our sticks and bricks house in March, and are very happy with it. We plan to get a new RV mattress from them before our next big trip, they will custom size mattresses to whatever size you need. Note they seem to always be running a 20, 25 or 30% off sale every week or so (usually 20-25%, though I caught it at 30% when we bought ours), so don't feel too rushed to place an order. Our mattress came in a Nest mattress box which included an add on label saying it was really a Flexus mattress inside and they had previously made mattresses for Nest and were being environmentally by using up the excess boxes. So I went and looked and saw Nest has a much fancier web site, and offered a nearly identical mattress to the one I bought (fancier cover, cheaper internal materials) for just under double what I paid Flexus direct.
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