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Re: Mattress

Postby noseoil » Sun Jul 01, 2018 8:17 am

We use a foam factory full size in our tear. It's the 5" firm type & have a 3" MF topper from costco. Yes, it costs a bit more doing it this way, but we sleep as well as we do at home & have had "0" problems with this type of "sleep system" (read mattress) & always wake up refreshed from a night of sleep. The older I get, the better I want to sleep.

As Tony said, cutting corners on a mattress isn't worth it & should be illegal in a teardrop!
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Re: Mattress

Postby toconnor602 » Tue Jul 03, 2018 11:08 am

I went with a firm mattress from foam factory and love it. I have some of by best nights of sleep in my camper.
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Re: Mattress

Postby NorthEGPhoto » Tue Jul 03, 2018 11:37 am

I ordered this one:
https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B00W67 ... UTF8&psc=1

I'll let you know how it turns out. I figure I can easily cut the folds at the sections if I want to reconfigure it from default.
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Re: Mattress

Postby Carl01234 » Tue Jul 03, 2018 1:20 pm

Im leaning toward this one. https://www.amazon.com/Best-Price-Mattr ... l_huc_item

We both like firmer mattress, Trying to decide if we need the 2 or 3 inches of memory foam.
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Re: Mattress

Postby FlyBye » Thu Jul 05, 2018 9:39 pm

I'm glad I found this thread... because my wife and I are about ready to order our foam mattresses for our Cargo Trailer Camper and it's nice to see what others are using. We both are looking for a firm mattress. One problem I've found is that most "firm" mattress' I see labeled "firm" are far from firm to me. We will probably have to order one online and just hope the description match the product. Oh, and I did check out the "Foam Factory" that several mentioned... Thanks!
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Re: Mattress

Postby Ottsville » Fri Jul 06, 2018 5:39 am

We have two of these Zinus foamhttps://www.amazon.com/Zinus-Ultima-Comfort-Memory-Mattress/dp/B006L9U4PK/ref=sr_1_7?s=home-garden&ie=UTF8&qid=1530875169&sr=1-7&keywords=zinus+memory+foam+mattress that we put in our last camper and now they are in our house. They are very comfortable and as good as the standard mattresses we had in our house. If you buy online, buy from a place with a guarantee so that you can send it back if it is not comfortable. Words like "firm" and "soft" are all subjective.
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Re: Mattress

Postby working on it » Fri Jul 06, 2018 8:19 am

FlyBye wrote:I'm glad I found this thread... because my wife and I are about ready to order our foam mattresses for our Cargo Trailer Camper and it's nice to see what others are using. We both are looking for a firm mattress. One problem I've found is that most "firm" mattress' I see labeled "firm" are far from firm to me. We will probably have to order one online and just hope the description match the product. Oh, and I did check out the "Foam Factory" that several mentioned... Thanks!
  • In my previous post, I stated that I had previously used firm Ikea mattresses. They were actually listed as firm, but not as firm as our mattress at home ($1500+ vs. $79 Ikea). But when I changed to using a 1/4-folding mattress from Amazon, also listed as firm, it actually was the firmest one yet, that I'd used, as firm as my custom mattress at home.
  • I've had two other folding mattresses (including one I slept on for a year, during one start-over life experience!), and this one is the best, firmest, yet most inexpensive. And it looks to be the best constructed, too. If you're interested in a folding mattress, try this one, and if not used in your trailer, it'll make a good guest bed. https://www.amazon.com/Best-Choice-Products-Portable-Mattress/dp/B01INZBCZ0/ref=sr_1_3?s=furniture&ie=UTF8&qid=1530884620&sr=1-3&keywords=best+choice
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    I got the twin, to use with sleeping bags; it's firm, it folds, and the cover is water-resistant, a plus
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Re: Mattress

Postby KTM_Guy » Fri Jul 06, 2018 8:39 pm

FlyBye wrote:I'm glad I found this thread... because my wife and I are about ready to order our foam mattresses for our Cargo Trailer Camper and it's nice to see what others are using. We both are looking for a firm mattress. One problem I've found is that most "firm" mattress' I see labeled "firm" are far from firm to me. We will probably have to order one online and just hope the description match the product. Oh, and I did check out the "Foam Factory" that several mentioned... Thanks!


If I could buy a sleep number bed in a Full XL that is what I would put in my tear. We have them at home and my number is between 90 and 100, my wife is at 40ish. I hope we can find something we both like.

I hear one of the problems with returning a foam bed is they come in a small vacuumed pack bag in a box. If you have to return it you'll never get in the box again, you have to find a bigger box and some reviews on Amazon said they had to pay return shipping. Something to keep in mind.

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Re: Mattress

Postby tony.latham » Fri Jul 06, 2018 10:44 pm

Keep in mind, you have to get the mattress through the door.

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Re: Mattress

Postby coyote » Sat Jul 07, 2018 5:52 am

:lol: :thumbsup:
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Re: Mattress

Postby NorthEGPhoto » Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:12 am

tony.latham wrote:Keep in mind, you have to get the mattress through the door.


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Yeah, I keep looking at the box and thinking 'oooh I really want to open it up now and try it out' and then I'm like 'oh.. it'll be a pain to get in if I do it now..' So flipping between these two over the last week.. I think i'll just flip a coin.

Worst case scenario I can buy another one - my mattress at home is probably older than I am, and you can poke your finger through the side with little effort, so probably should replace it. I've broken in the perfect 'rut' in it though.. so hard for me to give it up :/
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Re: Mattress

Postby tony.latham » Wed Jul 25, 2018 12:36 pm

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But we do like our memory topper... :thumbsup: It's a dream machine for sure.

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Re: Mattress

Postby NorthEGPhoto » Thu Jul 26, 2018 10:19 am

Thought I'd follow-up on the folding milliard mattress I mentioned from amazon. I opened it up, and spent a night on it. I slept like a chunk of granite. woke up in the morning a full 2 hours after I usually would. I'm around 250lbs and I only sunk in by about 2 inches so you'll get no complaints from me. the Smell was pretty much undetectable on the second day it sat airing out.

It is, however, about .5 inches longer than the area I want to stick it in inside my trailer.. but I think i'm just going to try and wedge it in there anyhow. don't think it will be much of an issue.

Great value for the price, but we'll have to see how long it lasts. heavily considering getting the non-folding type for home now. at that price it is hard to beat. maybe wait for boxing day or black friday.
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