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post #31 of Old 03-08-2008
bob chaisson
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The cushions in my boat appeared hardly used. I trimmed and added 3" of memory foam (the power knife is absolutely the way to go). That wasn't enough. I picked up another 3" pad and put a bedspread between them to prevent bunching and allow them to breath. Still not quite right. Added a old blanket underneath with one of those emergency thermal foils between the cushions and the blanket. Finally covered the whole thing with a fitted mattress pad. Perfect! The only problem is getting out of the darn thing,
1st. You don't want to.
2nd. You sink so far into it, you have to crawl on your belly to get out. Now I need grab rails on the overhead.
Back pain is gone. I think the pain was caused by two things, lack of comfort in the mattress and thermal draw through the hull, cause even with the mattress fixed, the pain didn't stop until I installed the thermal barrier.

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