• January 12, 2015 - Marshall Coyle

    Mattress Buying Short Cuts Featured

    Dear mattress seeker, For the past four years I have personally helped any reader who asked and supplied personal data, to find and choose their own “Goldilocks” mattress.   Lately dealing with “old age” issues has consumed the time I used to devote to this useful and pleasurable hobby. I am hopeful that I might be […]

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  • December 4, 2015 - Marshall Coyle

    Amazon fake reviewers might be sued

    As I’ve postulated, you can’t always trust those amazon reviews. Marshall Read the original article here: http://fortune.com/2015/10/19/amazon-fake-reviews/ or below. _____________________________ Have you ever found yourself annoyed with glowing online reviews that don’t seem real? Amazon is, too. And now the retailers is taking the extraordinary step of suing the users who post them. In a lawsuit filed […]

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  • October 26, 2015 - Marshall Coyle

    CertiPur US approval list 9/25/15

    This is a list of companies that use CertiPur US approved foams

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  • - Marshall Coyle

    Mr. Coyle Regrets

    Continued from home page… Fortunately there are still some family owned and operated mattress makers that continue to make long-lasting healthful, comfortable, and affordable mattresses. Many will sell to you at factory-direct prices making them even more affordable. When you provide me with the required information on the mattress survey, I endeavor to point you […]

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  • September 25, 2015 - Marshall Coyle

    Mattress Shopping 103

    Updated April 2, 2016  Marshall Coyle Mattress Shopping 103-                   A must read for all survey takers and anyone shopping on their own.   Welcome to my Old Bed Guy Blog. I am the often-crabby little old bed guy.  I have been involved in the bed and bedding industry for over 60 of my 87 years, getting started working […]

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  • September 3, 2015 - Marshall Coyle

    MY SANDBOX =LINKS THAT HAVE MY ATTENTION 9/2

    SLEEP NUMBER HONEST UNPAID REVIEWS- HARD TO FIND  <http://sleep-number.pissedconsumer.com/>  NON TOXIC SNOOZE LIST OF CHEMICALS USED IN SYNTHETIC FOAM MATTRESSES.  <http://www.thenontoxicsnooze.com/?page_id=425>  NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH MOST TOXIC VOC FOAM CHEMICALS  <http://toxtown.nlm.nih.gov/text_version/chemicals.php?id=31>  NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH SWEDISH MORTALITY STUDY FROM FOAM CHEMICALS.  <http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1035481/>  FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION CATCHES “ESSENTIA” AND OTHER PHONY FOAMERS  https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/press-releases/2013/07/three-companies-barred-advertising  ESSENTIA BANNED FROM […]

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  • A group of qualified researchers replaced the average 9.5 year old mattresses in 59 people’s homes with new innerspring mattresses of varying firmnesses, and then wrote a long scholarly report. All of the test subjects (people) had lower back pain.  This is the abstract that the National Institutes of Health make available on the Internet. In […]

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  • July 16, 2015 - Marshall Coyle

    Tempurpedic Sued Over VOCs & Memory Foam Safety

    Parts of this post originally appeared in Mattress Journal. www.mattressjournal.com View Original July 16th, 2015 tempur lawsuit A class action suit has been filed in California courts alleging thatTempurpedic’s memory foam mattresses contain harmful VOCs. The lead plaintiff in the case, Michael Dodson, claims that Tempurpedic mattresses and pillows release volatile organic compounds which can […]

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  • July 12, 2015 - Marshall Coyle

    Mattress Shopping 103

    20 MINUTES FOR THE AVERAGE READER. A MUST READ FOR ALL SURVEY TAKERS. Welcome to my Old Bed Guy Blog. I am the often-crabby little old bed guy.  I have been involved in the bed and bedding industry for over 60 years, and life in general, for more than 87 years. I have seen most, and […]

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  • Californians have banded together to sue Tempur Sealy in a class action suit claiming that volatile outgassing chemicals coming from their mattresses have injured their health. This possibility about all memory foams has been discussed for years on the internet, but this is only the second lawsuit that I am aware of. Possibly science will […]

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