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Re: Mattress bottom protected
« Reply #15 on: October 01, 2012, 02:39:13 pm »
Tom,

       Barry said you can stop those old man night breaks by getting a clock that runs fast.  That way it may be morning on that clock when you get up to go!! roflol roflol

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Re: Mattress bottom protected
« Reply #16 on: October 01, 2012, 06:41:33 pm »
A few of us will be at Franklin Locks, Corps of Engineers Park during the 1st week of January. We will be there Jan 2-5. Barry and Sue will be there longer. Syd and Margo will be there as well. Last I looked, all the sites were taken but there may be cancellations as we get closer. If you are interested, just keep checking ReserveAmerica and you might find an open site. Last year, Syd and Margo got one at the last minute.

If you are ever close to Punta Gorda, let us know.

Oh yeah, we are sleeping on the correct side of the mattress.

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Judi:

Checked out the site and  it is booked but I won't give up  ....  I will keep checking back for cancellations (Thanks) ..... re: correct side of tag ... I am just happy my leg will no longer be falling off the bed  roflol that can be pretty annoying, don't know where it was try to go without me all night !!  :-D
And ditto ... if you are ever in the Vero Beach area we would be happy to have ya
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Re: Mattress bottom protected
« Reply #17 on: October 02, 2012, 06:53:14 am »
no fumes here either. I put a very heavy coat of polyurethane on the top of both beds and the bottom of the drivers side because it lefts up. I also put the corner guards along the edge to protect our fingers.

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Re: Mattress bottom protected
« Reply #18 on: October 02, 2012, 07:30:51 am »
Carol,
Just checked Franklin Locks. There is Jan. 2 available. 1 night but you never know. If you book it, someone may cancel for the 3rd.

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Re: Mattress bottom protected
« Reply #19 on: October 02, 2012, 02:29:48 pm »
Hi Judy:
I was a little late today going on line .... but I just called Franklin Locks and she said she only had places for boats (?) and other then that they were booked solid  :'( .

Thank you for checking for me.  I will also stay on top of calling, and hopefully we will get something between now and then.

Thank You,
Carol


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Re: Mattress bottom protected
« Reply #20 on: October 02, 2012, 02:53:15 pm »
Carol,
I just checked again. Don't call--do it online at reserveamerica.com. Site 22 is available. It is a back-in.

We would love to meet you.
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Re: Mattress bottom protected
« Reply #21 on: October 02, 2012, 06:42:13 pm »
Hi Judi:

Done deal for one night ... whew ... THANK YOU.

Place looks beautiful ... looking forward to meeting you as well.

Thanks Again,
Carol

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Re: Mattress bottom protected
« Reply #22 on: October 02, 2012, 06:47:22 pm »
Carol,

     We are going to be camping near you from 1/10/13 for two weeks.  After we leave WP Franklin we head over to the St. Lucie locks for two weeks.  I think Vero Beach is a short distance north of Stuart.  If you can't get a site there for a few days stop on by.  :)(:

Barry and Sue

PS - Just saw your post - we'll see you Jan 2.  Looking forward to it.  And I think site 22 is a nice pull thru site even though it is described as a back in.  PARTY at the WP Franklin Locks on the second of JAN. 
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Re: Mattress bottom protected
« Reply #23 on: October 05, 2012, 08:47:44 pm »
The mattresses in our 2011 are much better than in our 2008 but still a little too firm for us. We bought Twin Down Alternative Mattress Toppers: http://www.finewebstores.com/Twin-Down-Alternative-Mattress-Topper-Approximately-5-Inches-Thick_p_26098.html#

$120 each. They are very comfortable.  Like a pillow, though, they have to “fluffed” occasionally.  And at 39 inches wide x 75 inches, they fit perfectly.
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Re: Mattress bottom protected
« Reply #24 on: October 06, 2012, 01:45:15 pm »
Barry & Sue:

Looking forward to meeting all you guys at the Franklin Locks in January.

I am still watching and trying to get at least one or more additional nights so we don't have to roll in and roll right back out  (nod), but if nothing else surfaces, we will still be happy to at least have that one day to meet everyone.  :)(:

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Re: Mattress bottom protected
« Reply #25 on: October 06, 2012, 04:51:09 pm »
Carol,

     W P Franklin also has a walk up site that is non-reservable.  Maybe when you get there you can make arrangements for that site and then stay longer.  That early in the season there might not be anyone in the walk up site.  Could get it under Vince's Senior Pass!!!!

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Re: Mattress bottom protected
« Reply #26 on: October 07, 2012, 02:06:58 pm »
Hi Sue:

I will keep trying on line and then if no luck getting additional nights then we will give the other a try.

I am so excited about the senior pass that I printed up a form that I downloaded on line and filled it out and stuck it on the calendar on the refrigerator  2o2  I'm ready !!

Vince keeps telling me that we are in the high cotton this month ... he is going to be getting social security and will be eligible for the senior pass .... yep .... he's the man  !!!! roflol roflol

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Re: Mattress bottom protected
« Reply #27 on: November 03, 2012, 04:55:37 pm »
Can you rotate the corner bed mattress 180 degrees so the top stays on top and the gap with new foam wedge is in the back corner in pillow range? Just a thought (from my better half.)
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Re: Mattress bottom protected
« Reply #28 on: November 05, 2012, 06:47:17 pm »
Holly:
Yes ... we rotaed the mattress and built a foam wedge so that person who gets the shaved off edge of the mattress can keep their leg on the bed at night. :)  we also flipped the mattress to find that there IS a wrong side.  One side of the mattress has harder foam then the other ... ouch  :'( :'(

We ordered a new mattress which actually arrived today from Camping World .... an inner spring mattress 8" thick and I HOPE THIS WORKS !!!!!!!!!

My back was aggrivated by the mattress and then I ended up pulling all the muscles in my lower back OUCH  :'( but we are going down in the garage tonight and sleeping in the PC on the new mattress  to see if this will solve the problem.

Good Luck  2o2
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Re: Mattress bottom protected
« Reply #29 on: November 09, 2012, 01:12:04 pm »
Follow up on the new mattress ....  heartshower WONDERFUL  heartshower..... we had taken the PC out camping twice and both times had rushed back home from sleepness nights and extreme mattress discomfort. I was almost in tears at the  thought of having to sleep in the RV ever again until Vince decided to try one more thing ... a new mattress ....  We purchased an 8" thick innerspring mattress from Camping World as a last resort. It arrived this past Monday ... so we opened her up put it on the bed and added a  1/2" memory foam to that .... and had a camp out in the garage    (exactly)  let me just say this about that  ..... I had the best nights sleep ever and when we woke up the next morning it was 8:15 AM .... we have never been able to sleep that late before .... yay !!!!!

That was the only reason we had the girl up for sale was the lack of comfort and sleep .... it is a super RV and we were both a wits end until the Camping world flyer arrived and saved the fate of "THE CAN" as we have named our 2350 ...... THANK YOU CAMPING WORLD  ((hug))

So world here we come  :)(:
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