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Old 01-23-2008, 11:16 PM   #21
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whurley,
Who did you contact at Tempurpedic to get a mattress cut to size?

We're spoiled when it comes to a good night sleep and are considering the Tempurpedic topper, did you look into that before you purchased a custom mattress?

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Old 01-24-2008, 05:11 AM   #22
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Thanks for the mattress replacement advice

Thanks to everyone who is contributing to this thread. Some great info and leads!

If I choose to go with the topper vs. replacement mattress, what's the recommended thickness?

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Old 01-24-2008, 05:53 AM   #23
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The ebay store for mrs. foam used to show the recommendations. I believe it was up to 3" for back or side sleepers and up to 1 1/2" for stomach sleepers. We went with 1 1/2" and it was just enough to do the job - our mattress was pretty comfortable before - Airstream product from around 1990.

ON Edit here is the site information: Which topper thickness should be used?
Side and back sleepers would benefit from a 3”or 4”pad Back sleepers will benefit from a 3”or 4”pad Stomach sleepers should not use more than a 2”pad Sleep Systems
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Old 01-24-2008, 06:47 AM   #24
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Any thoughts about if a "topper" will help resolve the dreaded sag in the middle of the mattress? Ours, a queen, has a definate sag and both people definately end up in the middle............
Also, ours is quite heavy and am wondering how heavy a therapeadic is......Dennis
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Old 01-24-2008, 07:22 AM   #25
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Ikea mattresses

I was just just in Ikea(the HUGE swedish warehouse style store)and noticed that they had many choices for foam mattresses in various degrees of firmness and as with everything that they sell, the price is right! They also have some very cool cabinet designs , made to order. Might be a good resource for cabinet doors for an AS redo.? Ikea offers a lot of style for very little money IMHO.
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Old 01-24-2008, 10:49 AM   #26
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new mattress

I replaced my mattress on our 1979 28 ft Ambasador..It is like a temperpedic but a a great reduced price.. It is a standard double size.. We love it.. I got it from Merit Mart great prices...
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Old 02-05-2008, 10:15 AM   #27
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I have a Select Comfort with 4" of memory foam in our home and it is OK. When I was looking to repace the twin mattresses in our 78 Argosy I called around and found a dealer who sold Serta Perfict Sleepers with pillow tops @ $185.00 each. They are very comfortable and even though the width was @1-1/2" wider it was worth the loss of space. Most mattresses, unless custom made, will vary in size. I measured 5 different mattresses and got the two slimmest ones. I was just at Costco and they have the same twin on sale for @$125.00 each and Queen's for @$185.00.
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Old 02-05-2008, 10:32 AM   #28
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Original Mattress Factory

Original Mattress Factory makes custom mattresses - I believe they are pretty much located in the eastern part of the country.

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Old 02-13-2008, 11:43 AM   #29
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I never understood why NASA would need a mattress for a zero gravity enviroment...
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Old 02-13-2008, 01:18 PM   #30
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Knox Foam

I user Know Foam Memory foam mattress, rv mattresses, memory foam pillows, memory foam, foam, bed wedge, bolster, pillow, bed wedge, leg wedge, rv mattress, cushion covers. for 3 mattresses and they are really nice and very inexpensive.
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Old 02-19-2008, 03:27 PM   #31
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Red face 2008 AS mattress

Like many others who have posted messages about their AS mattresses, we are not happy with the one that came in our 2008 International. But instead of it sagging, there's a pronounced "hump" down the middle from head to toe which is very uncomfortable, even with the 2" foam topper we thought would cure the problem. The dealer said that a few years ago, the mattresses sagged so badly that AS compensated by doing "something" to the newer ones. We tried two different ones on the lot, and they were all the same.

I would appreciate hearing from anyone who has put a sleep number mattress in their AS. Did you buy it from Bear Beds? Would you recommend them?

Thanks to everyone who takes the time to respond to the various posts. It really is helpful.

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Old 02-19-2008, 08:44 PM   #32
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Cool Maybe a Reason for the Hump?

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Like many others who have posted messages about their AS mattresses, we are not happy with the one that came in our 2008 International. But instead of it sagging, there's a pronounced "hump" down the middle from head to toe which is very uncomfortable, even with the 2" foam topper we thought would cure the problem. The dealer said that a few years ago, the mattresses sagged so badly that AS compensated by doing "something" to the newer ones. We tried two different ones on the lot, and they were all the same.

I would appreciate hearing from anyone who has put a sleep number mattress in their AS. Did you buy it from Bear Beds? Would you recommend them?

Thanks to everyone who takes the time to respond to the various posts. It really is helpful.

Dottie Batchelor
We have a 2008 International 28 ft.

Our bed is a "walk around".

So far don't notice a hump in the middle, but notice that under the bed there is a support running head to toe. Maybe if the support is a tad too high it would cause the mattress to hump in the middle/

Just a thought.

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Old 02-19-2008, 08:48 PM   #33
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Should add that we use a 2" memory foam topper and a quilted mattress cover over that.

Very comfortable - so far.

Also:

Heavy blankets annoy me so we use a new but, old style foam/flocked blanket (hotel type). Very warm and very light.
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Old 02-19-2008, 08:55 PM   #34
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We are spending about 70 nights in the A/S and found the walk around queen to be very uncomfortable. On the road and bought a 3 inch topper from sams club, memory foam and damn heavy. Quick fix on the road. My wife wants to rip out the entire back end and put in twins. Good for her but not for me?? It makes good common sense however regarding human traffic patterns. Really the queen with side cbinets is pretty but very difficult to live with.
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Old 02-20-2008, 05:58 PM   #35
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We are spending about 70 nights in the A/S and found the walk around queen to be very uncomfortable. On the road and bought a 3 inch topper from sams club, memory foam and damn heavy. Quick fix on the road. My wife wants to rip out the entire back end and put in twins. Good for her but not for me?? It makes good common sense however regarding human traffic patterns. Really the queen with side cbinets is pretty but very difficult to live with.
Generally we do not spend more than a week in the AS at a stretch. Although, this summer at International in Bozeman it will be certainly be longer.

That will be the acid test for the mattress.

Should add that when its cold there are four in the bed - wife and I and our two cats.
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