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Old 07-03-2018, 03:29 PM   #1
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Murphy Bed Mattress

Just curious if anyone has tried putting regular size queen mattress on the Murphy bed. I have a wildwood 201bhxl, and the short mattress puts my feet right on the edge... would love to have a few inches more. Not sure if bed would still fold up.
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Old 07-06-2018, 07:58 PM   #2
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I put a nice fluffy mattress cover on mine & now harder to close & lock in place. Don’t think a regular queen would work without adjusting the latches to new positions.
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Old 07-06-2018, 08:38 PM   #3
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... would love to have a few inches more. Not sure if bed would still fold up.

a mattress that goes beyond the end board of the MB would not allow the MB to swing up, because when the MB is up there is only 1" of space off the floor, .... some folks do put mattress toppers on and swing the bed up anyway, which drags that extended amount onto the floor, into the dirt and dust bunnies, ... DW made large tube pillows that we use to fill the space at the head of the MB(using them this way, increases the bed length 5 to 6 inches), ... they also double to fill the space behind the sofa as head rest, when th MB is up, .... when used as head rest we cover them with two large decorative beach towels, which double as cover for an afternoon nap on the sofa, ... we love the Murphy Bed, ...
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Old 07-06-2018, 09:04 PM   #4
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Whenever buying a new mattress for an RV, folks who have cold (below zero) winters need to avoid those memory foam kind. (Even the expensive ones) Why? Because the cold will make your mattress turn from semi-firm into a hard brick.

Boy, that was an expensive lesson ($500). When we went to the mattress store to select a spring mattress, the saleslady already knew that. (We did tell the other saleslady it was for an RV...guess she didn't get the notice...or just wanted a sale.)
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