Foam mattress sizing

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Foam mattress sizing

Post by BaudEByter » Wed Jul 18, 2018 5:27 am

I was looking to move to a foam or mem foam mattress. I have to send on container truck, so I’m looking for something I can transport. Are there ones that fold up that people would suggest?

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Re: Foam mattress sizing

Post by Token » Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:07 am


It’s a commodity item whose utility is not greatly influenced by the Playa environment.

Besides, a mattress is very much tied to personal choice ; hard vs soft, warm vs cool, etc.

Now the more interesting question is “on the ground” or a cot.

There is where it’s at.

A cot is recommended over a mat on the ground.

I personally like a cot with a closed 3 season sleeping bag as the “mattress”, and a light down comforter as the cover. Now I do struggle with finding a cot to fit my 6’5” height, but that’s another story altogether.

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