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Trying to match Tempur-Pedic's lines or looking for options

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02 Sep 2019 06:24 #1 by ThatDoePerson
The last time I was here was a number of years ago, but I'm back as my mattress has been sagging significantly enough for a few months that it's actually affecting my sleep. I went to a few stores recently to try out new beds and found Tempur-Pedic's TEMPUR-breeze hybrid mattress a decent match. I've never really liked foam mattresses for feeling like a brick, but the addition of springs makes the whole thing more pleasant as it has a bit more give. The material also feels cooler than other foam mattresses (including by Tempur), and I didn't really warm up like I did on the others after laying on it for a bit. I don't know if that feeling would last all night.
I tried a few other foam mattresses, but they felt "meh" and I kept going back to this one as my main option. Problem is, I am not willing to drop 5 grand on a mattress. My upper limit would probably around 3k, and this is breaching it by simply too much. So I guess I am wondering what close competitors might have on offer that competes in feel with Tempur's hybrids (including the cooling feeling)? There's Casper and other beds in a box, but I am not buying that their sub-1K mattress could be as good or last as long.

Also, being that these are a bunch of layers of foam, is there anything stopping me from simply getting a mattress zipper bag and getting a bunch of foam, and making my own mattress? I've even seen coils on offer online, so I could make a hybrid as well!

Also, buying mattresses sucks and I hate it. :pinch:

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02 Sep 2019 11:29 #2 by ThatDoePerson
Digging around, I think Brooklyn Bedding Spartan and Ghostbed Flex are the top contenders right now. Might just pull the trigger on the latter and give their trial period a shot

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04 Sep 2019 15:36 #3 by ThatDoePerson
Eh, ended up ordering the Ghostbed Flex. Will see how that goes! Cheers!

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