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Beds - What are you sleeping on?

gamelan

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looking to purchase a new bed. i think the frame that i currently have is still usable so i might go with just a mattress. i'd rather not spend more than $2000. i'm definitely going to try a Tempur-Pedic. beyond that, the marketing machines behind Hastens (NPR) and Duxiana (local news radio) have got me interested.

just curious what others might recommend for a good nights rest.

so what are you sleeping on?

-Jeff

(wow, ok, so Hastens might be out of the running since they start at 5Gs)
 

Joffrey

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A pretty ****** bed that's thrown my back out of whack (and I'm only 23 years old!).
 

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Tempurpedic have never felt that comfortable to me when I've tried them... I suppose that they could be good if you had a bad back and really needed the support. Also, I've always slept on my side, so I prefer something a bit softer like a decent pillowtop mattress or something... Anyways, good luck with the mattress hunt.
 

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Stearns & Foster "insert model name in which I don't know here" Firm


I can't stand it as over the last year my back has went from loving this mattress to absolutely hating it.

When I move again this mattress isn't coming with me and I'm going to pick up something pillow top/memory foam....something or another. I need to not wake up and walk like a mummy for the first 2 or so hrs.
 

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Consider Hästens...
 

Roy

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I'm getting myself a Vi-Spring Magnificence, imho the best bed there is.

I have a few bedstores and sell quite a lot of brands and imho Vi-Spring makes the very best. It's like getting a bespoke bed made.
 

gamelan

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Originally Posted by Roy
I'm getting myself a Vi-Spring Magnificence, imho the best bed there is.

I have a few bedstores and sell quite a lot of brands and imho Vi-Spring makes the very best. It's like getting a bespoke bed made.


yeah, from the initial research i've done, it sounds like Vi-Spring, Hypnos (both UK), Hastens, and Duxiana (both Swedish) would be considered your Kiton, Oxxford, Attolinis of the bed world.

unfortunately, i have a feeling that all four makers may be beyond my reach financially.

-Jeff
 

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LifeKind Natural Latex on an Interlubke frame---love 'em both.
 

Roy

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Originally Posted by gamelan
yeah, from the initial research i've done, it sounds like Vi-Spring, Hypnos (both UK), Hastens, and Duxiana (both Swedish) would be considered your Kiton, Oxxford, Attolinis of the bed world.

unfortunately, i have a feeling that all four makers may be beyond my reach financially.

-Jeff


The magnificence has a retail price of approx. 30.000 dollars. Luckily, since I am a dealer of Vi-Spring i've managed to get one at a far more affordable price level.

But the Hästens Vividus is even more expensive, it's roughly around 60.000 dollars
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Bot makers do start around the 5000 dollar level btw.
 

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McRoskey Airflex is a local company in San Francisco that makes hand-made traditional mattresses and box springs. I don't have one, but they get a lot of good recommendations. They might be the "Southwick" or "Samuelsohn" of mattresses. I think they're around $3500 for a set.
 

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Stearns & Foster Firm "Euro"/Pillow Top

I got it for a good price but it's too firm for my gf who likes to sleep on her stomach or side. As an obligate back sleeper, I prefer the extra support.
 

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