Jayco RV Owners Forum

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-13-2014, 12:09 PM   #11
Senior Member
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: South Texas
Posts: 3,627
Originally Posted by Redhorse 823 View Post
BTW cool gel does nothing IMO--LOL needed to try
HA! We had the same experience with various "cooling" features on memory foam mattresses and toppers, and I have come to the same conclusion. But then I don't know how hot it would be without those features...


2014 Jay Flight 28 BHBE
2015 RAM 2500 6.4L HEMI, Tradesman 4x4, 3.73
Blue Ox SwayPro (BXW 1503)

Upgraded from an REI internal frame backpack and a Eureka 1/2 dome tent!
Camper_bob is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-13-2014, 02:38 PM   #12
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Knoxville
Posts: 52
Well according to my son who works for a furniture and mattress store the only difference between a queen short (the RV size) and a regular queen is that the regular queen is only 4 inches longer and the same width. With that in mind it opens up all kinds of options. We haven't replaced ours yet, but opted to add a foam memory topper. Works great!

Gary & Brenda
2012 JayFlight 22FB
1996 Chevy Tahoe 4X4

NewCamperOldTimer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2014, 08:05 AM   #13
Senior Member
Join Date: May 2013
Location: Dale Hollow Lake Tn/Ky
Posts: 1,375
Purchased a interspring from Camping World the year before buying the new WH. Yup! Our old TT now has a brand new OEM mattrass that came with the new one.
Bassdogs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2014, 05:38 PM   #14
Senior Member
cekkk's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Central Colorado
Posts: 2,289
We looked at the OEM RV Queen junky mattress and saw that there was room for a full size queen to slide under the lip of the vanity when the slide closes. Looked at the Sleep Number brand and decided to let its customers pay for the expensive advertising and bought a Comfortaire. Later bought another in king size for home.
cekkk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-15-2014, 07:54 AM   #15
Senior Member
Soulman's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 160
We bought a Simmons pillow top queen from Bailey's. Sure, it's longer and leaves a little less room to get through to the other side....but for $199, I can live with it.
Soulman :cool:
"If I was any better, I'd be dead"
"The sun's always shining...otherwise it would be dark"
"God looks out for the stupid, so I keep Him pretty busy"

2005 Dodge 2500 Diesel in proper Purdue gold and black (the Coally Roller)
2013 Jayco Swift 264BH
Soulman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-15-2014, 08:05 AM   #16
Senior Member
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Utah
Posts: 250
We have an Ikea foam mattress. It works great on top of the plywood platform. The OEM springs were killing us, and my feet were hanging off the end. After the first trip with the Ikea, to make sure we could live with it, I used the platform as a template to cut a 3" longer piece of plywood to keep it from sagging.
2014 Ram 2500 Mega Cab Laramie 4x4 6.4L HEMI 4.10s with antispin
2014 Jayco Jay Flight Swift 287BHBE
Equal-i-zer 90-00-1200(new 90-02-4900 shank)
2x Honda 2K
NewBlackDak is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-15-2014, 09:20 PM   #17
Senior Member
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Aldergrove British Columbia
Posts: 815
We replaced the cheap foam mattress that came with the trailer for a Home and Gardens RV queen euro top. This was a 500 dollar upgrade at the dealership. I suspect he's sold the same cheap mattress hundreds of times and had the buyers upgrade to the fancier model. We than put a 3 inch memory foam on top on it from Costco
2011 Jay Feather Select 28U
2007 Silverado Crewcab LT 6.0L
Happily married and father of
two university students.
Cancer survivor
Murphie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-15-2014, 11:05 PM   #18
Junior Member
JBizzle70's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Maple Valley, WA
Posts: 13
We hated the stock one, slept on it one night and then the wife went to Costco and got the Cool Gel Memory Foam in a box. It overhung the shorter platform by about 3-4 inches, so we trimmed this with a sawzall in about 1 minute - Cut really easily with this. Make sure to do it in the garage as the "cool gel" pellets make quite a mess. We are shorties, so we did not need the extra 3 inches. Overall, it is a bit soft for my liking, but the wife is comfy and happy....so therefore so am I!
Loving the Northwest!!!!
07 Tundra pulling a 2013 25BHS
Go Hawks!!!!
JBizzle70 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-16-2014, 05:32 AM   #19
Senior Member
mach8274's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Indian Trail, N.C.
Posts: 208
We hated our stock mattress as well. Very uncomfortable. We replaced it with an 8" memory foam mattress from Overstock.com. It's an RV queen so it fits perfectly on our bed frame. Very comfortable and not hot at all in the summer...with the right sheets!
Dave and Amy
5 kids...2 with 2 legs, 3 with 4 legs
2008 Jayco Jay Flight G2 29FBS "No Worries"...traded in on a...
2016 Palomino Columbus 385BH "No Worries II"
2011 F-250 Super Duty Lariat, 6.7L PSD "The Mistress"
B&W Companion slider
mach8274 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-16-2014, 05:00 PM   #20
Senior Member
Join Date: Aug 2013
Posts: 200
X3 or 4 I lost count. 3" Gel memory foam topper from Costco. Not perfect, but makes the RV mattress bearable. The only problem is we moved the topper to our regular bed at the end of the season and now I'll need to buy another topper in the spring! Will trim off the extra as it hangs over the end of the mattress and pulls the sheets and blankets which then pulls on our feet.


2014 Whitehawk 33BHBS
Equilizer WDH
2014 F250 4X4 Crew Cab 6.2 l 3.73
2010 F150 4X4 Supercrew 4.6l 3.73 (traded in)
t2daniel is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Virginia State Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:44 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.