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Old 04-26-2016, 08:13 PM   #31
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We have a walk around bed but even that can be a bear to make at times. I solved the problem by making what we call "people cases". Take 2 flat sheets and put them right sides together. Sew across the bottom and about a foot up each side. Flip to right sides out and away you go. Nice cotton or fleece sheets that go on the bed like a sleeping bag would. Top with a blanket and sleep tight.
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Old 04-26-2016, 08:20 PM   #32
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Corner Bed

We were told our Salem Cruise Lite had a queen short mattress. After measuring and throwing it out after our Florida trip, I decided to replace it, but couldn't find a 60"x72". It had to be this size in order for my wife to pass thru to get to her side of the bed! What I found out was the mattresses Forest River are using for this trailer is for a fold-out couch, which is why it is thin, flexible and very uncomfortable.
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Old 04-27-2016, 09:12 AM   #33
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Because of the corner type bed in our Sunseeker 2500TS,,, DW sleeps on the dinette bed !!!Only way we found we could both make a trip or two to the potty each night !!!
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Old 04-27-2016, 04:12 PM   #34
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Just traded in my Class C for a Class A. The uncomfortable, hard to get in and out of, body contortions required to make corner bed was one of the reasons. Love my new walk around bed!
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Old 04-27-2016, 04:26 PM   #35
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I know all the corner bed haters have their reasons, but I think someone needs to stick up for the corner bed.

Because we have a corner bed, our rig can be smaller - 25 feet in our case. We don't need extra length or a slide (don't like them) to accommodate the width to walk around three sides. For us, small size is more important than an easy to make bed.

We move around a lot and don't pull a toad so we need to be able to fit into a normal parking space at a trail head or state park parking lot.

The time may come when we won't want to put up with the corner bed, but for now, its our friend.
Only as a solo traveler do I like my corner bed. Agreed; I love my 24 footer; easy parking and no need for a toad; easy to be spontaneous- most importantly.
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Old 04-27-2016, 06:39 PM   #36
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I like our corner bed as it saves space. I admit it's a bit like dressing a greased pig to get the sheets changed tho. Have even pulled the mattress on to the floor to change mattress pad and sheets!

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Old 04-28-2016, 08:32 AM   #37
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Non-standard sized mattresses can be ordered. ProCustomInc in Elkhart ordered my non-standard queen (60"W x 76"L instead of the standard 60" x 80") from Indiana Bedding Co. It's a SUPER comfortable thick foam mattress. WAY better than the skimpy Serta mattress that Dynamax installed.

I'm sure you can find other custom mattress manufacturers with an online search.
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