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Old 02-06-2013, 05:59 PM   #1
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A Good Nights Sleep??

I know that mattresses have been covered before BUT new products are always appearing on the market.. The short queen mattress that came in our 2 year old trailer from the factory, while currently adequate, it is quite cheap and the springs are starting to make their presence known. We have put an egg-crate foam cover on it that made things much better but again, springs are being noticed.. Has anyone tried some of the mattress toppers (foam/pillow covers that are about 4 inches thick) on their factory mattress that CW sells? Since the mattress is on a plywood deck that lifts for storage, weight is important BUT then again so is comfort.. Am open to ideas before the DW starts to make this an issue.

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Old 02-06-2013, 06:07 PM   #2
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We replaced our mattress with a new thick foam topper RV mattress. It was on sale at our local dealer for $350. It is almost twice as thick as the RV mattress that came with the unit. The plywood deck still lifts without any problem.

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Old 02-06-2013, 06:15 PM   #3
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Take a look at memory foam. We have a 2" and 1" on two of our three beds. Nice

We bought these at Kohls during one of their sales plus a 30% off coupon so were very cheap.
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Old 02-06-2013, 06:17 PM   #4
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We had a Cougar 5th wheel that had the same problem. We have a local furniture store that makes his own furniture and mattresses, he made us a mattress to fit and it was great. Charge was around $300. but very comfortable.
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Old 02-06-2013, 06:34 PM   #5
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we bought a 6 inch memory foam topper and it is like sleeping on a cloud!!! I sleep better in the RV than in the house!!! That might be because I am relaxed!

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Old 02-06-2013, 06:50 PM   #6
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We put a Serta Rejuvenator 4 inch memory foam mattress topper on the mattress in our old Wildcat trailer. It made a huge difference and was wonderful. When we traded in the Wildcat on our Silverback we took the Serta topper with us.

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Old 02-06-2013, 06:54 PM   #7
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My unit came with a fulton mattress is just like a oversize puppy pad. I tried a 4 in memory form topper from Target which did help but still I could still feel the wood under me. I brought a mattress-in-a-box from Walmart and I just love it!
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Old 02-06-2013, 08:23 PM   #8
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Replace the mattress. You can't polish a turd.
An Abe Feller mattress is hand made and will be signed by the builder.
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If weight becomes a concern do what I am going to do - install stronger struts under the bed platform.
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Old 02-06-2013, 08:35 PM   #9
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We ordered our 5er with the matress upgrade but still use 4" memory foam on top, great stuff.
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Old 02-06-2013, 08:52 PM   #10
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I do have the 4" topper from cw. 2" memory foam and 2" of pillow top. We love it. In fact, we are ordering a second one for our home bed. We did but a cheap no name mattress and gave the factory one away, but the topper really helps !

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