Air bed advice

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Air bed advice

Post by fff1964 » Wed Mar 07, 2012 10:08 am

Has any one ever come across a comfortable air matteress that does not leak or puncture easily?

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Re: Air bed advice

Post by Milney » Wed Mar 07, 2012 10:18 am

Is that possiable...
You can never have enough Landcruiser's or Boats.

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Post by BarraMick » Wed Mar 07, 2012 12:05 pm

better off buying a cheap swag for around $100.00

will last for years 10+ with no care what so ever.

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Re: Air bed advice

Post by fff1964 » Wed Mar 07, 2012 12:08 pm

Have swags but with four of us in the boat takes up a fair amount of room.

Coleman bigfoot has been bantered around ?????????????

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Post by Blinky » Wed Mar 07, 2012 12:35 pm

I got three from BCF (two singles & 1 double) three years ago, with the camp stretchers and they are going great guns, no problems at all.
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Re: Air bed advice

Post by Davey D » Wed Mar 07, 2012 12:38 pm

Go to clarke rubber they have good ones
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Re: Air bed advice

Post by FTRAINED » Wed Mar 07, 2012 3:07 pm

Coleman bigfoot are a good option. I'm 2m tall and weigh 100kg and the Coleman doesn't deflate, also had no dramas with it being punctured by every day wear and tear.

Oztrail stretcher beds are also a good alternative.

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Post by grumpy » Wed Mar 07, 2012 3:10 pm

fff1964 wrote:Has any one ever come across a comfortable air matteress that does not leak or puncture easily?

Cheers.
SHORT ANSWER NO! :P Had plenty of differnet sorts eventually they all failed one way or the other. :banghead:

I just use a 25mm foam cusion and a sheet. Doesn't go flat,you don't have to blow it up and stacks away nicely under floor. :mrgreen:
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Re: Air bed advice

Post by wally gator » Wed Mar 07, 2012 3:19 pm

just kick off your stileto,s before you hit the sack fff1964 :twisted: :P
fff1964 wrote:Has any one ever come across a comfortable air matteress that does not leak or puncture easily?

Cheers.

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Nice one wally

Post by fff1964 » Wed Mar 07, 2012 9:21 pm

u don't have kids you want to enjoy the out doors with a bit of comfort.......................
I sleep on broken glass mate normally....................but hey each to there own.

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Post by DOUG » Wed Mar 07, 2012 10:30 pm

Kids be ok on a double mattress but if there is 2 blokes sleeping on one it's pretty hard to getting sleep as every time some one moves the whole air mattress rocks and rolls I have a big one in the boat that 3 fellas can crash out on I also have one of those inflatable foam mattresses they you leave in the sun and te foam expands from 20mm to about 60mm thick and pretty comfy to
Just boat a couple of hammocks for this trip tommorow so see how they go over the next 4 days ;)

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Re: Air bed advice

Post by DOUG » Wed Mar 07, 2012 10:31 pm

bl..dy I phone with its predicted text think ya get the idea though !!

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Re: Air bed advice

Post by Till » Thu Mar 08, 2012 7:30 am

Mrs just got me an aerobed pak mat. She bought it for me to sleep in the boat. Rolls up into a canister about 12cmx40cm and the canister is the pump which takes about a minute to blow up.
It has a video on utube which has a good description of it

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Re: Air bed advice

Post by tony3033 » Mon Aug 13, 2012 9:42 pm

the self inflaters are good for the back

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Re: Air bed advice

Post by ELKMZ » Sat Jan 31, 2015 8:15 am

make sure it has internal foam insert and not just air - much more comfortable. BCF has some nice ones

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