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1998 Casa Grande
 I bought this about three months ago and completely renovated it. Took all the canvas off washed both sides, retreated it with 303 products. My wife shows a whole new color scheme inside and we painted it and changed all the fabrics. We have a brand-new trailer.  Love to Popup.
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Author Topic: replacement mattress for a popup  (Read 2193 times)

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Offline ferguz3

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replacement mattress for a popup
« on: April 02, 2012, 08:59:06 PM »
Our used coleman utah is very nice but the mattresses are killing my back. The foam rubber mattress flattens out entirely. Anyone have any recommendations for a better replacement mattress?

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Re: replacement mattress for a popup
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2012, 09:06:09 PM »
 [:D] Welcome from Connecticut, happy camping, enjoy. We use air mattresses.  [CP]
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Re: replacement mattress for a popup
« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2012, 09:07:46 PM »
When we had to replace the mattress in the old pup, we bought foam at a local upholstery place, making sure it was a density that would last. It was a bit too firm by itself, so we bought a 1" memory foam topper, which made it very comfortable. In the new Cobalt, the mattresses were also not so comfortable by themselves, so we added 2" memory foam to each one (we checked our heights to make sure we could use that much thickness, 1" was all we could use in the previous pup).
There are different types of replacement mattresses available. There have been various threads here:
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Offline nancyanddan

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Re: replacement mattress for a popup
« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2012, 09:24:28 PM »
The memory foam mattress(es) in our pup are just a bit too firm for my liking. So I'm going to try one of the 2" "egg crate" mattress toppers, something like this one:

I'll report back as to how it works after our next trip.
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