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Best Mattress Ever or KISS?

muncher created the topic: Best Mattress Ever or KISS?

16 Feb 2017 18:04

I'm going with these 2 choices based on the simplified choice list. I'm am 6' 235lb. Both seem to fit my needs. Both are priced nearly the same.
Does anyone have a reason why I should chose one over the other?
Thanks

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Phoenix replied the topic: Best Mattress Ever or KISS?

17 Feb 2017 10:27

Hi muncher,

I'm going with these 2 choices based on the simplified choice list. I'm am 6' 235lb. Both seem to fit my needs. Both are priced nearly the same.
Does anyone have a reason why I should chose one over the other?

Unfortunately, there are too many unknowns, variables, and personal preferences involved in choosing a mattress for me or someone else to make specific suggestions based on specs (either yours or a mattress) or theory at a distance that can possible be more accurate than your own careful and objective testing (using the testing guidelines in the tutorial post) which is always the most reliable way to predict which mattress will be the best match for you in terms of PPP (see post #2 here ).

The Best Mattress Ever does offer three different combinations of comfort (plush, medium, firm), and the upper most layers are two 2” layers of Talalay and Dunlop latex, respectively. This will tend to have a bit more of a “buoyant” feel on top.

The KISS mattress comes in one firmness option and uses 1.5” of Talalay on top, under which is 1.5” of a HP polyfoam which has some of the conforming properties of a memory foam without the feeling of sinking in too much (a bit more resilient than memory foam).

Overall, both items use good quality materials that would not be a cause for concern for your BMI (both use 2.0 lb. polyfoam cores). The BME does have 1” more of “specialty” foam in the upper layers. Objectively, both items spec out well for the price point they’re offered. The only reliable way to tell if you liked one of these better than the other would be through your own careful personal testing. You are dealing with two good companies (Brooklyn Bedding and SleepEZ are both site members here, which mean that I think highly of them), and both options have good return policies should your decision not turn out as well as you would have hoped.

I’ll be interested in learning what (if anything) you decide to choose.

Phoenix


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muncher replied the topic: Best Mattress Ever or KISS?

19 Feb 2017 14:00

Well, FYI, I ordered the Best Mattress Ever in Medium. It should be here by the end of the week.

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Phoenix replied the topic: Best Mattress Ever or KISS?

19 Feb 2017 15:16

Hi muncher,

Congratulations on your new mattress, and for making a good quality/value choice! :cheer:

I’ll be interested in learning about how the mattress performs for you once you’ve had a chance to sleep upon it for a while.

Phoenix


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muncher replied the topic: Best Mattress Ever or KISS?

24 Feb 2017 15:37

well, it showed up today. I was amazed how such a huge, heavy object can be compressed to that size and then regain its shape almost immediately. My initial thought was that it was a nice looking mattress,heavy and well made. I realized 2 things after laying on it for a couple minutes, 1! boy did we need a new one 2) this seemed quit supportive and maybe a little firm. Of course my previous mattress was a pillow top. i cant wait to sleep on it. unfortunately I am going away for a couple nights i'll give an update later.

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Phoenix replied the topic: Best Mattress Ever or KISS?

24 Feb 2017 16:14

Hi muncher,

Thanks for the update. I’m glad your mattress arrived already.

I was amazed how such a huge, heavy object can be compressed to that size and then regain its shape almost immediately.

Have you ever seen the video of one of the Brooklyn Bedding bagging machines in action?

i cant wait to sleep on it. unfortunately I am going away for a couple nights

That’s perfect, as it gives your mattress plenty of time to fully decompress.

i'll give an update later.

I’m looking forward to it! Have a safe trip.

Phoenix


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