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Old 05-21-2016, 07:30 AM   #1
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Mattress upgrade?

I think my next upgrade will be a new mattress, since I really don't like memory foam. My preference is a fairly firm, pillow top spring mattress like the one I sleep soundly on at home. Must be 60 x 80.

If any of you have ordered from Camper Mattress.com I'd like to hear your feedback as they seem to be using the construction I prefer. Of course the problem is I can't give it the lay down test if I order online.

Any other recommendations for a firm spring mattress would be appreciated.
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Old 05-21-2016, 08:26 AM   #2
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Our Rushmore came with a Denver mattress.. Ok , I'm going back to sleep... . Two thumbs up.
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Old 05-22-2016, 06:45 AM   #3
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I just went to a bed place and tried out a bunch. Found the one I liked and bought it. A normal queen sized mattress.
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We've found that most regular sized mattresses will work just fine. No need to buy something "camper-sized".

Our Hill Country came with the queen sized ICool mattress and we love it. I tend to sleep warm and this mattress has really good air circulation. We like it so much that we're planning on getting the same mattress for our SOB fifth wheel.
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I just went to a bed place and tried out a bunch. Found the one I liked and bought it. A normal queen sized mattress.
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Old 05-23-2016, 09:51 AM   #6
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We replaced our "from the factory" memory foam mattress with pillow top inner spring one from Denver Mattress. The only problem we have now is that it's a 2 person job to get under the bed, one to lift and hold and another to pull stuff out. Since we really don't keep much under there to begin with it's really not much of an issue.
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We replaced our "from the factory" memory foam mattress with pillow top inner spring one from Denver Mattress. The only problem we have now is that it's a 2 person job to get under the bed, one to lift and hold and another to pull stuff out. Since we really don't keep much under there to begin with it's really not much of an issue.
Phil, you can replace the standard gas struts which are probably 80 pound with something stronger. We replaced ours with 120 pound struts. Now we have no problem lifting the bed and it staying up.
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Phil, you can replace the standard gas struts which are probably 80 pound with something stronger. We replaced ours with 120 pound struts. Now we have no problem lifting the bed and it staying up.
I have thought about doing that but right at the moment it's not high on the priority list since we don't use the under bed storage that often.
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We use the ICool mattress with a three inch topper. Really comfortable for us. I like the idea of the two stronger struts to lift and hold the bed up to access underneath. For now I use a 1x2 between the floor and plywood to hold it up.
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Old 05-24-2016, 07:15 AM   #10
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I checked the Denver Mattress website-it appears they are selling regular mattresses and not something RV specific. If that is the case, why a Denver Mattress as opposed to just getting something locally?
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