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Old 11-10-2014, 04:06 PM   #1
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Bed Question

New to RVing....so forgive me if this is a dumb question.

Is the "queen" bed in the FR 282RK a true full size queen bed?

I just bought one today and I can tell that we will probably want to replace it with a regular mattress.
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Old 11-10-2014, 04:47 PM   #2
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I don't know on that model but none of the ones I've seen have a true queen. If you can find the actual dimensions, an actual queen mattress is 60"x 80". What we have done to all ours to make sheets fit is add a foam topper to tighten the fitted sheet up. You might want to measure before getting a regular mattress because it might not fit in the camper between the closets.
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Old 11-11-2014, 07:31 AM   #3
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Ours had a short queen...we replaced it with a full queen with no problems.
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Old 11-11-2014, 08:48 AM   #4
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New to RVing....so forgive me if this is a dumb question.

Is the "queen" bed in the FR 282RK a true full size queen bed?

I just bought one today and I can tell that we will probably want to replace it with a regular mattress.
Look up the terms "RV Queen or RV King" for the true sizes....they are somewhat smaller
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Old 11-11-2014, 08:06 PM   #5
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Following this thread. Our mattress is like sleeping on the wood underneath.
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Old 11-11-2014, 08:12 PM   #6
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Because the mattress would hit the opposite side when the slide is in we had to replace with a short queen RV mattress. The one we picked was a memory foam topped mattress. It is almost 10 inches thick. We wish we had of replaced the mattress when the trailer was first purchased.
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Old 11-11-2014, 08:52 PM   #7
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Following this thread. Our mattress is like sleeping on the wood underneath.
Yup....a lot of the manufacturers are putting very cheap mattresses in. Our first trailer had such a cheap mattress that when I pulled it out and had it outside, I could see daylight through it!!! Now that's cheap!!! Replaced it with a better mattress, and had beautiful nights thereafter.
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Old 11-15-2014, 08:32 PM   #8
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We had a custome cut mattress made for ours. It is a short queen and I tell you the new mattress is 1000 times more comfortable. ..

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Old 11-15-2014, 08:44 PM   #9
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Our 282RK has an RV queen which is about 6" shorter than a regular queen. We put a regular queen memory foam mattress on top and just let it hang off the end. Very comfortable.
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Old 11-15-2014, 09:07 PM   #10
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The rig in the sig came with what seems to me to be a real queen sized bed. That's what was specified in the sales literature and sheets from Walmart seem to fit just fine.

My 6'1" frame (be it somewhat skinny) fits without hanging of the end with plenty of room for the wife.

We have a heated mattress. We love it with no plans to change it. But we aren't full timers. And our opinion of FR RV mattresses seems to be in the minority.
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