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Old 01-13-2010, 10:37 PM   #1
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This is sort of a random post but I thought I would make it in case anybody is considering replacing the mattress in their camper. DW (and myself) where not overly happy with the mattress in our cruiser so we had consideredreplacing it witha "residential" mattress oreven dropping some big $ on an adjustable air one. But.. after Thanksgiving wesaw a steal on a 1 and 1/2 inch memory foam topper so we figured we could try it for the $40 it cost. Wow what a difference! It has made a tremendous improvement in the comfort. There is absolutely no need to replace it now. The only negative is that when it is cold the memory foam gets hard and it is sort of slow to warm up. I know other people have used these but to be honest, I was very skeptical of its effectiveness but not any more!

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Old 01-13-2010, 11:39 PM   #2
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Lonnie, we went with a 3" memory foam topper that is 4.5lb density in the trailer on top of the mattress. I now sleep better in the trailer than I do at home. We bought ours online from the Foam Factory.
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Old 01-14-2010, 12:25 AM   #3
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We bought a memory foam mattress fromhere and love it better than our mattress at home. It's 9" thick with the bottom 6" of denser support foam and the top 3" of nice memory foam that fills in all the contours of your body. We bought the Pacdown model for $399. It came with a nice washable down cover. I thought about just getting a foam topper but the springs in the stock mattress were terrible and were just not enough support. With this thing I can't even tell when the wife rolls over. The nice part is it came rolled up in a boxthat iseasy to getthrough the camper door.We just unrolled it right on the camper bed platform and slept on it that night. It is heavier than the stock matress so this summer I will install stronger struts under the bed. Check out their website. Edited by: Caledonia Jay
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Old 01-14-2010, 01:21 AM   #4
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Welcome to the memory foam topper club ... if one exists

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Old 01-14-2010, 01:51 AM   #5
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Lonnie we are another memory foam owner, you are right what a difference

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Old 01-14-2010, 05:00 AM   #6
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We went with a memory foam topper also 2" of memory foam and also another 2" of microfiber padding. We got ours from Biglots and it was $100.00. It came with the microfiberpad, kind of like a quilt, but 2" thick, then it has a pillow case style section that you put the memory foam topper into, and zip it shut. Then it is like a large 4" thick sheet that fits on the bed and has the sides that come down and tuck under just like a regualr sheet does.

What's cool about this one is that you can use it with the microfiber on top, with the memory foam under that,(which is nice and warm)or you can flip it over with the memory foam on top and the microfiber below that. We love it, and it is true what everyone else says. The thing is more comfortable now than our bed at home!

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Old 01-14-2010, 05:41 AM   #7
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Lonnie, our neighbor told us about the memory foam topper on their rig a few years ago so we tried it , oh yeah, muuch better...sure wish we had the time to go camping and try it out again...vacation cant come soon enough!...

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Old 01-14-2010, 06:52 AM   #8
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we agree I think ours is 2" but O what a difference, the day we bought our Zinger I tried to sleep in it, well by 1am I was on the couch, the next day DW went out & bought us a MF
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Old 01-14-2010, 07:10 AM   #9
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i've posted before that i picked up a all foam matress from a big local chain store. it was a discontinued model with no blems, and i paid $402. we love it. that was right after we spent $2000 on our mattress in the house. we like the foam mattress better. the one thing i did'nt postwas i was able to take the outside bedding material off and i used a straight edge and a razor knife and icut the mattressso it would'nt hang off our bed platform. the bed in our trailer faces the t.v. and dresser drawers so it was a tight walk around the bed before i trimmed it. me and my wife love it...and you know, happy wife=happy life.
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Old 01-14-2010, 10:51 AM   #10
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We done the samething as the mattress in our 08 Cruiser is the worst one we have had and wife got a 1-1/2 foam topper and it sleeps 99.9% better so it is a keeper.

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