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Old 08-04-2008, 05:47 PM   #1
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I would like to convert the dinette to a permanent sleeping area with a memory foam mattress but I am not sure what size to purchase.Now when I make up the bed using the dinette cushions I use twim sheets and blanket.However the measurements of the twin Memory Foam mattress i have seen are 38 inches wide.I measure 34 inches between the back and closet and between the back and the galley.I would appreciate any advise from those that have purchased a matress for a 13' Boler.... Thanks Pat.
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Old 08-04-2008, 06:28 PM   #2
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Can't you just trim the mattress to fit?
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Old 08-05-2008, 06:12 AM   #3
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Pat, foam.. including memory foam cuts like butter when you use an electric knife. I purchased a king size 4" memory foam mattress from Overstock.com

I laid the dinette cushions on top, traced the outline, then cut. I was also able to get a twin-bed size cut out for my daughter's bed.

Slick and very easy!
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Old 08-05-2008, 10:25 AM   #5
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Pat, foam.. including memory foam cuts like butter when you use an electric knife.
Agreed,

I purchased a full size memory foam from Wal-Mart, brought the cushions in the living room, laid the foam on the floor, put the cushions on top, traced the cushion size onto the foam with a marker, borrowed the neighbors electric knife (she knew what I needed it for) cut along the traced line and in less than 20minutes had the foam back in the trailer and the bed made up.

Pretty easy..
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Agreed,

I purchased a full size memory foam from Wal-Mart, brought the cushions in the living room, laid the foam on the floor, but the cushions on top, traced the cushion size onto the foam with a marker, borrowed the neighbors electric knife (she knew what I needed it for) cut along the traced line and in less than 20minutes had the foam back in the trailer and the bed made up.

Pretty easy..

Thanks to all for the suggestions.I never thought of using an electric knife.Sounds pretty easy.Can't wait to get that matress in place...... Pat.
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We bought a double bed size and cut it to fit with my fish cleaning knife. It's kept razor sharp and cut that stuff like butter.
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I did the same--laid out the cushions on top as a pattern and cut it with an electric knife. Worked great! One more thing--it's EXTREMELY hot to sleep on (IMHO) so be sure to put a mattress cover over the top when you use it.

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One more thing--it's EXTREMELY hot to sleep on (IMHO).
Agreed . Great for early spring/late fall or winter sleeping. Not so good if you don't have A/C during a hot camping trip.
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If its too HOT to sleep on, How about putting the cushions on top of the memory foam? Will that work, or will that defeat the purpose of the memory foam pad?
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If its too HOT to sleep on, How about putting the cushions on top of the memory foam? Will that work, or will that defeat the purpose of the memory foam pad?
You'd be back to square ONE. The memory foam gets rid of all the lumps and bumps and sleeping in the cracks of the cushions.
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