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Old 03-05-2016, 11:28 PM   #1
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26DBH owners step inside please

We are taking delivery of our 26DBH soon and I was wondering how the comfort level of the stock queen short mattress is.

The kid's bunk mattresses look sort of thin and may need a topper but I was wondering how the bed in the master bedroom is. I see replacement ones for ~300 online and are 8-10" thick. (supposedly still bendable to get to the storage underneath)

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Old 03-05-2016, 11:37 PM   #2
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Our unit came with the "Serta Upgrade Mattress" it was replaced by a "Avena 10" Memory Foam" liked it so well we also bought one for the House! Youroo!!
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The stock mattress is pretty uncomfortable. I bought a 3 inch memory foam mattress topper off of eBay for $79 with free shipping and it's made a big difference. We also bought some cheap foam toppers from Walmart for the kids bunks. They were around $15 each.


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Old 03-06-2016, 10:17 PM   #4
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Congrats on the new purchase. While our trailer is not the same model as yours, I'm pretty sure they have the same mattress. As others have said, they are very uncomfortable. You will definitely need mattress toppers. The bunks are pretty much unusable without toppers. I am considering spending the cash for a new mattress for the queen bed.
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Old 03-06-2016, 10:24 PM   #5
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The bunks are pretty much unusable without toppers. I am considering spending the cash for a new mattress for the queen bed.
That's what I have heard and was looking for confirmation. I found a few on Ebay for ~$280 w/ free shipping. I heard to stay away from the imported ones. Looks like I need to spend more money.

The kids mattresses I will get 2" toppers for and trim to fit.
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Old 03-07-2016, 08:19 AM   #6
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We bought a memory foam topper from Kohls for like $75. It makes it so now we're at least able to sleep. The other solution is, you're camping, drink more....sleep better.
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Old 03-07-2016, 01:53 PM   #7
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3" memory foam from amazon. Worked perfect for us. I'm checking walmart for the bunk bed solution
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Old 03-07-2016, 04:56 PM   #8
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Same story here, we added a memory foam mattress topper to our 2013 26DBH when it was brand new as well. Spent 1 weekend without it, and it's not comfy
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Old 03-07-2016, 06:44 PM   #9
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We also use a memory foam topper I also went to the local Foam fabric shop and bought two 4x6 3 inches thick pads and put them underneath the bunkbeds and mattresses less than 100$


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Old 03-07-2016, 07:09 PM   #10
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How do you all handle the cut out corners on the bunks? In terms of sheet fitment and adding any kind of padding?
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Old 03-07-2016, 07:15 PM   #11
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The 3 inch foam fits perfectly under where you really can't tell we use queen sheets that tuck under pretty well


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Old 03-07-2016, 08:43 PM   #12
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Get knit sheets. They stretch to fit anything and stay in place well. I only use a bottom sheet for bunks.
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Old 03-09-2016, 10:34 PM   #13
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We have a new 321BHTS and do not have a comfort problem with the original mattress. We have been married over 47 years so we know what we like. I suggest a "sleep over" while parked in your storage area to see what YOU want or need.

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Old 03-10-2016, 07:19 AM   #14
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A dry run is definitely on the agenda. We are hopefully taking delivery next Friday (18th) and plan on using it a few weekends in the yard to get used to how everything works and see how comfortable the bed is. My wife had concerns about it when she looked at it.
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Old 03-19-2016, 06:38 AM   #15
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She came home yesterday!

I got her home yesterday with no issues. Trailered really nicely.

One question for you 26DBH owners: On the light switches on the 2016 model (not sure if they are all the same) but on the switches I have 3 on the bottom which operate from left to right outdoor white light above front storage, the middle is the amber porch light, the one on the right is the interior lights in the center of the main galley. On the top I have the outside LED on the left and the interior LED in the middle but what the heck does the switch on the right operate? (the tech I had didn't know either. )

I was the first one at the dealer that they installed the wireless backup camera for so they were not sure how it worked. I fiddled with it and got it paired, then it seemed to work intermittently but then I figured out you had to have the lights on for it to work which is fine because towing with the lights on is certainly safer. However it will not work on the lights 'Auto' setting.

Here she is in all her glory after I got home!

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Old 03-19-2016, 07:02 AM   #16
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I plan to order this TT also. So I am all ears on anything to make life on the road have less heartburn and more comfortable.
I made a long list for my PDI but figure I will just tell the salesman to stay a night in the thing and report in the morning what did not work. Oh wait, we are trusting a "salesman"? OK, give me the list.
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Old 03-19-2016, 07:05 AM   #17
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In regards to the BUC and lights on truck not working on Auto,most rear lights have no power in the Daytime when on Auto,lots of MFG call them "Driving lights" but the Rear lights are NOT ON? Most BUC are powered by putting the TV in Reverse! Not all TV's are Wired the Same! US flag on 2nd line?
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Old 03-19-2016, 09:02 AM   #18
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We just got back from our maiden voyage in our 26dbh. Before we went we bought a cheap quilted topper for the queen bed. When we went to bed the first night the bed sure felt firm. Amazingly, the next morning I woke up without the back pain I had been feeling for the last few months. My DW, on the other hand, had a miserable night. She ended up trying to sleep sitting on the loveseat. We bought a cheap Walmart foam topper, and that didn't work for her either. Looks like we're going to have to figure out some kind of 'sleep number' solution...
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Old 03-19-2016, 09:23 AM   #19
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Sounds like you have an extra switch! Either that or is it for your LED's under your steps? Mine is an early 16, so I didn't get the LEDs under the steps and I only have 5 switches inside.
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Here's ours on our maiden voyage. Loving life....
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