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    • JDPower
    • By JDPower 18th May 17, 4:03 AM
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    Adjustable bed mattress sizes
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    • 18th May 17, 4:03 AM
    Adjustable bed mattress sizes 18th May 17 at 4:03 AM
    Is a stated mattress size the actual mattress dimensions, or the dimensions of the bed it goes on to???

    I know it sounds like an obvious/stupid question, I was certain it was the mattress dimensions, but I'm looking for a mattress for an electric/adjustable bed and it seems nearly every one is 6ft6 long, yet my bed FRAME measures 6"6 from top to bottom, so it seems to me a 6ft6 mattress would be a very tight squeeze.

    Am I being really dim?
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    • EssexExile
    • By EssexExile 18th May 17, 4:17 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 4:17 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 4:17 PM
    UK standard mattress sizes
    Cot: 1'8" x 3'9" (60cm x 120cm)
    Single: 3' x 6'3" (90cm x 190cm)
    Small double: 3'11" x 6'3" (120cm x 190cm)
    Double: 4'6" x 6'3" (135cm x 190cm)
    King: 5' x 6'6" (150cm x 200cm)
    Super king: 6' x 6'6" (180cm x 200cm)
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    • JDPower
    • By JDPower 18th May 17, 7:00 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 7:00 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 7:00 PM
    UK standard mattress sizes
    Cot: 1'8" x 3'9" (60cm x 120cm)
    Single: 3' x 6'3" (90cm x 190cm)
    Small double: 3'11" x 6'3" (120cm x 190cm)
    Double: 4'6" x 6'3" (135cm x 190cm)
    King: 5' x 6'6" (150cm x 200cm)
    Super king: 6' x 6'6" (180cm x 200cm)
    Originally posted by EssexExile
    Doesn't really answer my question, but thanks for the reply.
    • MisterP123
    • By MisterP123 18th May 17, 8:01 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 8:01 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 8:01 PM
    Doesn't really answer my question, but thanks for the reply.
    Originally posted by JDPower
    It kind of helps.

    Super King & King size mattresses are 6'6"

    Singles, small doubles and doubles are 6'3"
    • EssexExile
    • By EssexExile 18th May 17, 8:36 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 8:36 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 8:36 PM
    Doesn't really answer my question, but thanks for the reply.
    Originally posted by JDPower
    Sorry about that. My bed is 6'6" long, as is the mattress that sits on it.

    The chart will tell you which mattress size will fit which bed width. Unless you have an Ikea bed, or other European one.
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    • JDPower
    • By JDPower 18th May 17, 8:47 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 8:47 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 8:47 PM
    Thanks, you've partly directly, and partly indirectly (made me realise some dumbness on my part) answered my question - I ideally need a 6ft6 mattress for a single adjustable bed.

    Now back to shopping for one - if anyone has any recommendations for a seller of adjustable mattresses on a tight budget, would be much appreciated
    • MisterP123
    • By MisterP123 18th May 17, 9:01 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 9:01 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 9:01 PM
    https://www.mattressonline.co.uk/Shop/Adjustable-Mattresses-and-Beds-C161/Adjustable-Mattresses-C377/

    That was just a quick google of "adjustable European mattress"
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