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whiteeye42

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Posted: 09/14/19 01:54pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

get a purple mattress


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I've always agreed with folks that say you spend thousands of dollars on a TT,RV or %er and they give you a bag of straw for a mattress.
I've bought custom ones and mostly of late the Jayco folks have allowed for a residential one which works for us a we by one of the ones like at home. The biggest difference is the height our mattress must be 40% taller than what they give you.


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whiteeye42 wrote:

get a purple mattress


Haha... is this a paid ad? I've been seeing their commercials constantly.

Slept on the floor with a sleeping pad last night and my back hurts significantly less than it does when I sleep in my bed. It's clear I need a firm mattress, my current one is too soft. The problem with mattress shopping on Amazon is that you kinda just cross your fingers that the mattress is going to work out without feeling it first. I miss my mattress I used in my apartment but it's a normal queen, not short queen size.

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OregonMan wrote:


I'm getting really tired of having back pain from sleeping in my trailer bed, and over the past few weeks it has gotten noticeably worse. I'm a 230lb male.


With all due respect, if you can comfortably sleep on a short queen, you are probably 5'10" or less and at 230 lbs. your belly is causing your back pain, not your mattress!

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DownTheAvenue wrote:

OregonMan wrote:


I'm getting really tired of having back pain from sleeping in my trailer bed, and over the past few weeks it has gotten noticeably worse. I'm a 230lb male.


With all due respect, if you can comfortably sleep on a short queen, you are probably 5'10" or less and at 230 lbs. your belly is causing your back pain, not your mattress!


Get a "real" mattress period I don't care what you weigh. My bed at home gives me no problem!

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Posted: 09/27/19 03:52am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

We have been using Serta iComfort mattresses for quite a few years...first was queen size and then with a new 5ver...we went with the king size...! Little spendy but it works for us.


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STANG23L wrote:

I picked up a Dynasty Mattress 10GEL from amazon. Was a little leery seeing the price point is pretty low. But have been extremely happy with it. Prefer it over mattress in my house!


I have had serious back problems all my adult life. 2 years ago I had extensive surgery and then we got a new Dynasty Mattress from Amazon. It is amazing and I can sleep on it every night with no problem. It is firm enough that when DH moves around or gets up during the night, I never move.

Prior to my surgery, however, we slept on cheap Intek air mattresses with a 2 inch foam topper. It was the only thing that would give me relief. The sleep number beds are really cheaply made and so over rated. The cheap air mattresses did the trick for us for 13 years of fulltiming, until I had my surgery. Incidently, my surgery was a great success and I am pain free now for the first time in 46 years.

The other thing is what is your base? Is it a platform bed? It should be. . . any kind of sofa bed or dinette, etc., is NEVER going to be comfortable. If your platform is not solid. . . one piece with NO seams, etc., get a sheet of plywood and put it down. I'm like the princess and the pea. If there is one piece of anything under the mattress, I'm going to feel it.

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cpaulsen wrote:

We have been using Serta iComfort mattresses for quite a few years...first was queen size and then with a new 5ver...we went with the king size...! Little spendy but it works for us.


We have that in our house. I wake up with a stiff back, but hubby does not. Our FW king mattress is an innerspring memory foam top mattress, now 9 years old and showing its age. Hubby wakes up with a stiff back, I do not! Well, we ordered a Wilderness RV matress, Montana Hybrid. We shall see how it works out. We have 100 days to try it.


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Posted: 09/30/19 02:06pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I got a Lucid 10" memory foam gel short queen in May. Very Firm but I don't have any back or shoulder pain. I didn't think I would like it but it is great. Around $240 on Amazon.

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