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Old 09-03-2010, 06:27 AM   #1
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I intend to replace the stock el cheapo queen-sized mattress with an orthopedic bed and box spring when I buy a Cruiser. Will removing the pedestal and replacing it plus the stock lightweight mattress with a heavy real mattress and box spring create problems in operating the bed room slide? Will it affect the warranty?
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Old 09-03-2010, 06:34 AM   #2
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All of the working parts of the bedroom slide are located under the bed. There is not much you can do under there.
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Old 09-03-2010, 08:46 AM   #3
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Hunter, do you mean that the platform can't be touched? I thought the plywood platfrom for the bed sits on top of the slide, not that it IS the slide. My concern was more that a real bed with box spring and heavy mattress would be too heavy for the slide.



I'll check one at my dealer this weekend. Ifyouare right and I can't have a real bed in aCruiser, I'll have to get a Montana instead.
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Old 09-03-2010, 09:11 AM   #4
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As Hunter said, the slide motor, bars etc are build under the bed inside the mattress supporting frame. It would be difficult to add a box spring without raising the bed to a abnormal height off the floor.

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Old 09-03-2010, 11:45 AM   #5
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So much for getting a Cruiser.
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Old 09-03-2010, 03:50 PM   #6
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If you get a new Patriot model they have a flush bedroom floor,No longer have the platfoam with all the working under th bed.
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Old 09-04-2010, 10:16 AM   #7
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The trailer that we had prior to purchasing our Cruiser Provincial/Patriot had a so called queen bed that I couldn't sleep more than 2 nights on. The mattress that Cross Roads supplies as a pillow top queen is a pleasant suprise. I have a messed up back and have spent a ton of money on our mattress at home andI have no issues sleeping in the new Cruiser.
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Old 09-04-2010, 12:36 PM   #8
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A 2 inch memory foam mattress on top of the existing mattress works for us.
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We put in a really nice pillow top mattress on top of the platform and it works really great. Most box spring foundations these days area nothing more than a flat board any way.

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Old 09-06-2010, 03:43 PM   #10
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We replaced the king mattress with a more comfortable model. Don't notice that there is no box spring. Tight fit getting it inside though....
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