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Old 07-28-2015, 05:31 PM   #1
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mattress in Suveyor

Ordered a new trailer, just wandering how happy folks are with the mattress, we did'nt purchase the up grade. Hope we are not sorry. Trailer ordered is a Surveyor pull type mod. 29rl. THANKS

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Old 07-28-2015, 05:41 PM   #2
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Neither of our two Surveyors came with a decent mattress. Replaced both with after-market mattresses, which worked well for us. But yours may be fine. I'd wait and see.

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Old 07-28-2015, 05:51 PM   #3
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Our 2012 Surveyor 220 Sport came with a mediocre mattress as well. We got a memory foam 3 or 4" mattress topper at Costco for under $200 that makes sleeping in our trailer like sleeping on our bed at home, very comfortable. Might consider a mattress topper after seeing how your factory mattress sleeps before buying an expensive new mattress. Happy Camping!

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Old 07-28-2015, 06:28 PM   #4
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If you have a short queen you might get the foam/matress cover combo at a RV stores. Ours works great on a marginal matress.
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Old 07-28-2015, 11:00 PM   #5
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Don't know about the stock mattress. Didn't want to take the chance. Figured there was must be reason the upgrade is offerred.
I ordered the Serta upgrade and have not been sorry. I consider it to be just a minor option that has proved to be well worth the cost. It is more comfortable and sleeps better than our more expensive mattress at home.

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Old 07-29-2015, 12:01 AM   #6
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The stock mattress we got in our Surveyor was a brick. We tried a 3" topper from Overstock but it was too soft. We put the very dense 2" Costco on top of that and suffered hip & shoulder pains but still not ideal. Our current tt is a Chapparal with the upgraded mattress over which we put the 2 toppers and this is successful. Our advice is to avoid the stock item or add a 3 to 4" dense (heavy) topper.
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Old 07-29-2015, 10:41 AM   #7
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We added a thick memory foam topper to the stock mattress in ours. Eventually, we'll upgrade to a nicer mattress but the topper made the bed pretty comfortable. We bought it at Target for about $90.

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