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Casper mattress review

Post by Shapecharge » Wed Oct 21, 2015 4:33 pm

So the wife and I decided to buy this mattress after hearing an advertisement about it on the radio while we were on a road trip. You order it on-line and they send it to you in a box. Queen size is 850.00 with a 100-day no questions asked return policy and the real kicker here is...they will send someone to pick it up if you don't like it and want it returned. You don't have to struggle with how to ship it back. Some bright guys came up with the idea on the mattress...one of them worked for NASA. Well, now that I think about it, that's not much of an endorsement since we have a guy here that used to work for NASA and he decided not to use soap anymore. Check it out here:

https://casper.com/mattresses

So what's it like? An honest, no-bullshit assessment...the best sleep I've gotten in fucking years. In fact, it messed my head up for a little bit. I was thinking there was something wrong with me. I'd shut the light off at say 11:00 p.m. and the alarm would wake me up at 6:30 a.m. I was like, what the fuck is that noise? The alarm? I can't recall a time the alarm woke me up...I'm always awake way before it. Now, I would say the wife and I are not problem sleepers i.e. we're not snorers or insomniacs etc. I would have classified myself as the typical "light" sleeper. Whatever the fuck that is. Can go to sleep easy but can't stay down. Now I wonder how in the fuck I got any rest after the sleep I've been getting on this thing. And there's more. The wife and I are late eaters...we rarely eat before 8:00 p.m. I will typically grab a workout around 6-6:30 p.m. If I go for a run and slog down some water it's pretty common for me to wake up around 3:00 a.m. or so to take a piss. Doesn't happen anymore. I'm sleeping deeper. More rested. I can't recommend this more positively. If you're thinking about a new bed, there's absolutely no risk in trying it. It's a hybrid memory foam mattress that can work on the floor, on a platform, or on a set of box springs. You don't get lost in it nor is it hot. You sort of float on it and all the nooks and crannies sink in where they should.

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Post by Grandpa's Spells » Wed Oct 21, 2015 4:41 pm

Thanks for the review. I've been looking at the Tuft & Needle mattress, a similar direct-to-consumer foam mattress, as the whole retail mattress industry is scammy as shit. Casper is more expensive but very well-reviewed. 10 year warranty is nice (My wife travels for work and wanted a mattress that they use in Westin/W Hotels... until we found out they last about 3 years).

The only thing I hate is you can't try it before you buy it. I know it's risk free, but the frame I'd get with it would also have to be returned.
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Re: Casper mattress review

Post by Shapecharge » Wed Oct 21, 2015 6:40 pm

Stephen just put it on the floor. If you and the wife are cool with it then buy the frame.

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Post by Grandpa's Spells » Wed Oct 21, 2015 9:33 pm

Yep. Did you consider other brands?
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Post by The Venerable Bogatir X » Thu Oct 22, 2015 2:23 am

How is this different from a Tempurpedic type of matress? We bought an ultra thick memory foam type mattress from Costco about a year or so ago, like yours, it pops out of a box and took a day to flatten and it's great. Smoked the Sleep Number bed we had for about 8 years prior (my daughter has that one now).

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Post by Protobuilder » Thu Oct 22, 2015 4:28 am

What did the guy do for NASA? They employ a lot of people and that may not mean what you think.
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Post by The Venerable Bogatir X » Thu Oct 22, 2015 1:46 pm

Protobuilder wrote:What did the guy do for NASA? They employ a lot of people and that may not mean what you think.
Our IGx NASA guy is a PhD (I think) and ex-USMC RIO (i.e. not good enough to actually fly the jet, but good enough to cover the six of the actual pilot), who turned into a Vibram Toe Shoe, Parkour, loving hippy who cuts his blow with potato starch.

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Post by Grandpa's Spells » Thu Oct 22, 2015 2:39 pm

The Venerable Bogatir X wrote:How is this different from a Tempurpedic type of matress?
They're similar. There are a bunch of online stores now doing direct-to-consumer at a pretty steep discount relative to the actual Tempurpedic. Casper, Leesa, Tuft & Needle, etc. do these. I'd expect the CostCo one was a similar deal.
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Post by Turdacious » Thu Oct 22, 2015 6:24 pm

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Post by buckethead » Thu Oct 22, 2015 11:04 pm

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Post by nafod » Fri Oct 23, 2015 1:30 am

I could sleep on a gravel driveway, but my wife could benefit, which would benefit me. Concerned about the not getting up to pee. National bureau of standards uses my bladder to synchronize their atomic clocks to 5:00 AM. Does it come with a plastic cover? Machine washable?
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Post by milosz » Fri Oct 23, 2015 2:43 am

The Venerable Bogatir X wrote:How is this different from a Tempurpedic type of matress?
Mostly the price. Friend who got a Tempurpedic King paid around $2k I think, these top out at a grand. Same upscale technology and packaging, no middlemen and bullshit.

The cheap memory foams are awful if you get hot in your sleep, supposedly the Casper and Tuft & Needle are good on that front.

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Post by TerryB » Fri Oct 23, 2015 3:43 pm

$850!!!!
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Post by Shafpocalypse Now » Sat Oct 24, 2015 2:22 am

My Temperpedic kicked ass, but I'm looking to replace in a year or so, had it for 12 years now, I think

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Post by Pinky » Sat Oct 24, 2015 3:43 am

I'm apparently the only person on the planet who hates memory foam, and likes innerspring mattresses without a thick pillow top.

The one opinion I have about mattresses that isn't weird is that a queen-sized bed is too small for two adults to sleep in. If you have room, you won't regret getting a king.
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Post by Grandpa's Spells » Sat Oct 24, 2015 5:21 pm

Pinky wrote:The one opinion I have about mattresses that isn't weird is that a queen-sized bed is too small for two adults to sleep in. If you have room, you won't regret getting a king.
The adults have to be pretty big for a queen to be "too small," but we're considering moving up. I always notice the extra space in hotels.
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Re: Casper mattress review

Post by JohnDoe » Wed Nov 04, 2015 1:13 am

My wife and I just got a Casper king. Had it in the box for a few weeks while I built the platform. I love it, but it's only been two nights.

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Post by The Venerable Bogatir X » Wed Nov 04, 2015 1:22 am

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The Venerable Bogatir X wrote:How is this different from a Tempurpedic type of matress?
They're similar. There are a bunch of online stores now doing direct-to-consumer at a pretty steep discount relative to the actual Tempurpedic. Casper, Leesa, Tuft & Needle, etc. do these. I'd expect the CostCo one was a similar deal.
Yeah, it's thicker than a typical bed for sure, as none of the fitted sheets quite fit the mattress. Small price to pay for an awesome bed.

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Post by The Venerable Bogatir X » Wed Nov 04, 2015 1:25 am

milosz wrote:
The Venerable Bogatir X wrote:How is this different from a Tempurpedic type of matress?
Mostly the price. Friend who got a Tempurpedic King paid around $2k I think, these top out at a grand. Same upscale technology and packaging, no middlemen and bullshit.

The cheap memory foams are awful if you get hot in your sleep, supposedly the Casper and Tuft & Needle are good on that front.
I generate heat like a Korean War Era Potbelly stove, but don't have a 'hot' problem that is centric to the Costco mattress, so I suspect while it's less than half of $2k, it's still high quality.

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Post by Alfred_E._Neuman » Fri Aug 19, 2016 10:24 pm

After a year of snoozing on this thing, whats the long term result? I'm getting a new mattress and this one is on the top of my list. Most reviews say that it sleeps cool, but I've had issues with a Tempurpedic being hot as hell.
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Post by Grandpa's Spells » Sat Aug 20, 2016 2:56 am

Alfred_E._Neuman wrote:After a year of snoozing on this thing, whats the long term result? I'm getting a new mattress and this one is on the top of my list. Most reviews say that it sleeps cool, but I've had issues with a Tempurpedic being hot as hell.
Check the reviews on thesweethome.com. They put the Leesa at the top of the list, but also talk about mattresses running hot or cold.
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Post by Shafpocalypse Now » Sat Aug 20, 2016 6:42 pm

How is the Caspar wearing. I think I heard tuft and needle was firmer, no?

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Re: Casper mattress review

Post by Shapecharge » Sun Aug 21, 2016 6:01 pm

No issues in Shape's Temple of Boom-Boom. No sagging, heat etc. I'm still very satisfied. Really. If it was fucked up I would have no issues saying so. Turned (i.e.conned) two people on to it at work and they're very happy with it as well. This bed, coupled with the super powers I've gained from drinking blended vegetables and fruits most mornings has enhanced my IQ to nearly 100 and given me the strength of a 12 year old girl just starting her period. What more endorsement do you need for Christ's sake.

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Re: Casper mattress review

Post by Pinky » Sun Aug 21, 2016 8:14 pm

Shape, where could I learn more about these blended vegetables and fruits you consume?
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Re: Casper mattress review

Post by Shapecharge » Sun Aug 21, 2016 8:41 pm

Well Pinky, surprisingly there is a thread in this very same location, of multiple pages of tips and anecdotes dedicated solely to this topic. A must read if you really want to delve into this fascinating topic. But be warned...you may end up with powers beyond your comprehension if you start doing this. Take a look here!!

http://irongarmx.net/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=223093

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