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Old 08-09-2016, 03:49 PM   #1
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Replacing RV mattress?

Has anyone found a good source for replacement mattresses. My Freedom Express 290 BHS'S rear mattress has a corner cut so the bathroom door will open. Any ideas? Custom manufacturer?

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Old 08-12-2016, 10:23 PM   #2
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Years back we bought a replacement mattress for our 5'er. It was a short queen. The brand was Richardson, made by Serta. Very nice mattress, better than home. At the time they would make it any custom size or shape for an extra $50. Again, we're talking same quality and type as you have at home, so not cheap, but wife couldn't sleep on the original one so it was worth the money.

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Old 08-12-2016, 10:41 PM   #3
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Go to Amazon and search for foam mattresses. There are a couple of companies that manufacture products that are appropriately sized for the RV industry. IMHO foam is the only way to go...and can be easily trimmed to suit your needs. Just keep in mind that a 10" mattress would be a minimum thickness. Get ready for a great nights sleep!
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Old 08-13-2016, 03:06 AM   #4
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We bought our 290 BHS used, the previous owner took a nice thick egg carton type mattress topper and trimmed it to fit over that crap they call a mattress. It's very comfortable

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Old 08-13-2016, 08:30 AM   #5
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My wife got a four inch memory foam mattress topper for us. It works absolutely wonderful.
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Old 08-13-2016, 11:19 AM   #6
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Best $250 spent on my TT so far:

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Old 08-15-2016, 08:03 PM   #7
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My stock coachmen mattress was horrid. I switched it out with my old trailer mattress. I also have a memory foam topper. Like most others here I recommend a topper.
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Old 08-24-2016, 06:56 PM   #8
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We out a Denver mattress in ours. Got it through the camping supply store that is part of the dealership. Depending on thickness and size (Q or K) they range from about $300-$800.
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Old 09-12-2016, 05:24 PM   #9
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RV mattress

Foam topper is good way to go. In case you didn't know an electric knife will trim the mattress to any size or shape you need.
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Old 09-12-2016, 08:37 PM   #10
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After MUCH research we replaced ours with one from Amazon... short queen and better than the one in the house. Sadly it is no longer available.

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