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Old 09-10-2015, 12:47 PM   #15
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Electic knife for cutting foam?

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An electric knife can cut foam very well without leaving ragged edges like a box cutter will sometimes.
You must have a different electric knife than I have (two serrated blades moving back and forth). The one I have is used to cut our Thanksgiving turkey once a year (not that well, I might add). I'm pretty sure it would shred the foam.

So I looked at Amazon and the first page of results for "electric knife" show the kind I have. Is that what you mean? Or is there a different type of electric knife that I should have in my toolkit?
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Old 09-10-2015, 01:06 PM   #16
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You must have a different electric knife than I have (two serrated blades moving back and forth). The one I have is used to cut our Thanksgiving turkey once a year (not that well, I might add). I'm pretty sure it would shred the foam.
Foam should be cut with a "hot knife."
http://www.amazon.com/Horizon-Hobby-...r+cutting+foam
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Old 09-10-2015, 01:43 PM   #17
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I have been cutting foam for years with an electric knife. Have not shredded one yet.
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Old 09-10-2015, 02:04 PM   #18
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I bought a cheap electric knife on forum advice to cut our topper for our twins..worked quick, easy and great job. Loved getting that tip.
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Old 09-10-2015, 02:15 PM   #19
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We purchased a "Select Comfort" dual air mattress about 7 or 8 years ago for our 25' Excella and have been very happy with performance. Using such an air mattress does require being aware of elevation change, as the air pressure required for comfort at 5000' will expand the mattress greatly at say 7000'. So you must deflate the mattress before traveling to higher elevation. We use a small portable DC to AC converter to power the pressure pump if AC power is not readily available.
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Old 09-10-2015, 02:43 PM   #20
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We purchased single TempurPedic memory foam toppers which we lay side by side - they overlap a few inches but they sleep very well. They also roll up and store easily in the overhead lounge storage cubby. We are big TempurPedic fans and these toppers have worked well for us. We just bought a king RV Superbag to use on top of the toppers to eliminate the need to try to sheet the foam toppers.
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Old 09-11-2015, 07:29 AM   #21
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cutting foam with an electric carving knife is a skill to be learned. The first cut, or if trying to cut too fast, is not good. I leave the line i wish to cut over the edge of a table, with a board on top to hold the foam. Then with a sawing maneuver, slowly go the length. The web site of "The Foam Factory" is worth a read.
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We've been using two therm-a-rest mondo-king mattresses and have been very satisfied. We do add some extra air beyond the self-inflated fill.
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