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Old 01-12-2018, 05:38 PM   #1
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Tuft and Needle Mattress

With seeing that Airstream is now including a Tuft and Needle mattress in the new Globetrotters, I decided to check it out when I was at the Las Vegas dealer in November. The Tuft and Needle mattresses have great reviews online so it seemed like a pretty good option for us with wanting to do a mattress upgrade. ordering a custom mattress and not very sure of what we would actually receive seemed a little concerning.

We were pleased with how it looked and felt in the Globetrotter so we went ahead and ordered one. We received it at the beginning of the week and so far have been very pleased. It was exactly the same size as our original mattress, an island queen with the rounded corners. It came vacuum bagged but came right back to life as soon as we opened up the plastic. A couple of hours and it was fine to sleep on that night. It offers enough support but the top has a little bit more give then our late 13 pillow top mattress that came with the trailer (they changed the mattress in later 2013 units, not sure what is currently being used).

The mattress is specially made for Airstream and is not available direct from Tuft and Needle. Due to the custom size and a few more layers of people involved (dealer and Airstream), the price is higher then the standard queens from T and N. It was around $1100.

Iím pleased with the purchase and thought others might like to know this is an option for a mattress upgrade.
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Old 01-19-2018, 06:02 PM   #2
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Thanks for sharing this information on the Tuft and Needle mattress.

Has anyone else had positive (or negative for that matter) experiences with the comfort of this mattress? We are trying to make a decision regarding this mattress.

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Old 01-19-2018, 07:32 PM   #3
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My wife n I and sometimes dog have slept on ours in our 2018 GT every nights since Jan 3 and we have been very satisfied. We are using regular queen sheets without issues.
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My wife n I and sometimes dog have slept on ours in our 2018 GT every nights since Jan 3 and we have been very satisfied. We are using regular queen sheets without issues.


Thanks for the feed back.

Does anyone else have any input on these mattresses?

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Old 01-21-2018, 09:38 PM   #5
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I purchased the T&N queen mattress 2 yrs ago for my Classic Limited and itís the best foam mattress Iíve ever purchased.
And Iíve tried most of the them. T&N was the best quality and value for the money for me.
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I purchased the T&N queen mattress 2 yrs ago for my Classic Limited and itís the best foam mattress Iíve ever purchased.
And Iíve tried most of the them. T&N was the best quality and value for the money for me.


Do you have a link to purchase the T&N mattress?
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I had excellent results getting a custom foam mattress made from The Original Mattress Factory for the really odd crossways queen in the 25 FB at about half the cost. They are a chain in the middle Atlantic area. This was about 18 months ago... QUALITY of the foam core is tje defining thing for long life and comfort of a mattress. This co. Also sells natural latex mattresses but IMHO at about 3 times the weight of chemically made latex those are impractical in a trailer. (and expensive!!)
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Do you have a link to purchase the T&N mattress?


https://www.tuftandneedle.com/mattress/?size=tn23q
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Thanks for the link ; however Is there a model with curved edges for Airstream, or just one general model?
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Old 02-04-2018, 10:21 AM   #10
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I would call them and ask if they can sell you one for the AS. Mine is a regular queen that was perfect for my remodel in the Limited
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We purchased our 28 ft international last August and before ever using it replaced the factory installed mattress with a tuft and needle standard queen. No regrets. It is the most comfortable mattress I have ever slept on. We just got the standard model, no rounded corners and it works fine.
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FWIW: A number of folks on here seem to be happy with Airstream sized mattresses they have purchased from Rocky Mountain Mattress. Especially if you need a curved twin (like me). I am considering giving them a shot.

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Mattresses are incredibly personal. Whether someone else thought the mattress was comfortable or not is not a good indicator of whether you will.

I had a tuft and needle mattress and hated it. Top layer was too soft, bottom layer was too hard. Woke up over and over again through the night with dead arms.

Take mattress reviews online with a grain of salt. Most mattress review sites are affiliate marketing sites, and commission rates can skew reviews. You really need to try it out for yourself to know if it works for you.
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We agree mattress fit and comfort are personal. We bought the Denver 326391 Short Queen Size RV Supreme Euro Top Mattress with Radius Corners, in November of 2017. Looks great once it expands, and feels terrific when you sit or lie on it for a few minutes. Also seems very well made.

Unfortunately, after sleeping on it for a few months, we've found that while it is plenty thick enough to cushion against the plywood base, and is particularly comfortable when we first get on it, overall the mattress is too soft and offers too little support. For example, two people sleeping on the mattress tend to roll toward each other as the mattress squishes down in the night. I am also getting "dead arms" in this bed. Then, climbing out of the mattress in the morning is a chore. We literally have to roll uphill to the edge of the mattress to climb out over the slope that has formed between us and the edge of the bed.

We will be trying out some improvement ideas ASAP, because this particular mattress is not doing the job. Our firm mattress recommendation is that folks find a way to lie on this particular mattress in a store somewhere for at least 30 minutes before deciding whether to buy it. If it works for you, awesome! Unfortunately, it most definitely does not work for us
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