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Old 07-08-2023, 03:42 PM   #1
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Murphy Bed Mattress

We have a 22 model RP Melburne Prestage. We don't like the hard Murhpy bed mattress. Looking for any information on finding another mattress. I think I could keep the upper part and just find a replacement for the large part. Hoping someone has already done this. It looks like the Melburne and the 26M Redhawk use the same Murphy Bed.
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Old 07-13-2023, 11:24 AM   #2
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This was my solution for our 26M

I was all set to order a custom mattress but decided to go in a different direction. We love our latex mattress and really wanted to have the same for the RV but the most we could find was a mattress that had a foam base with a latex 1-2" layer at the top.

I had nothing to lose so I decided to order the following toppers

One is a 3" firm and the other is a 1" medium. I then cut the existing base and top mattress width-wise and pulled out the existing foam. The top mattress was a bit of a pain as it was sewn in several spots. Next, I had a zipper from the link above sewn into both pieces. Now all I had to do was add both layers of latex into the covers and I was done. The mattress looks factory but it's way more comfortable than it was. It's also heavier as latex is not lightweight so I give the bed a little lift as I'm putting it up to compensate for the weight.

Here is a link showing how another person had a custom mattress made.
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