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Old 10-21-2017, 09:07 PM   #1
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Rock Tamers or Rock Guard

Towing a 5th wheel and noticing stone chips on the gelcoat finish on the front portion, so contemplating the Rock Tamers or a Rock Guard installation to protect from further chips...any suggestions/experiences?
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Old 10-21-2017, 09:10 PM   #2
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I have the rock tamers on hitch that can be removed, works great. Ordered them from Tweets, cheapest I found on them. Sure safes the front of RV.
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Old 10-21-2017, 09:33 PM   #3
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The Rock tamers seem like a pretty nice system from videos I have watched. Does it work pretty good taking them in and out of the receiver once you get to your destination?
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Old 10-21-2017, 09:38 PM   #4
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I bought Rock Guard and they work. I would think either one would save your investment.
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We have rock tamers on our truck for over a year. We bought from dicks truck parts in Elkhart county Indiana. Got the best price and love them.
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Old 10-22-2017, 10:36 AM   #6
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The Rock tamers seem like a pretty nice system from videos I have watched. Does it work pretty good taking them in and out of the receiver once you get to your destination?
We use to take them out and place them under the RV with no problems but now I just leave them on, I did put a locking pin on the receiver to keep them there.
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I went with Rock Tamers for the same reason as the original OP. Just make sure the locking pin is secure in the hitch receiver. The first pair I had fell from the back of my truck while towing it across WA state and I didn't know anything about it until reaching my destination several hours later.

I tend to leave them attached when we've finished the tow and only remove them when we get back to home at the end of the vacation.
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I did a lot of research on line and asking at RV parks. Went with Rockstar from AgriCover in North Dakota. Custom Made based on vehicle, good heavy mountain and rubber guards with different sizes based on your truck. I really am happy with the results and the way it works. Ordered them and they were shipped within a day or so. Nice folks.
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We use to take them out and place them under the RV with no problems but now I just leave them on, I did put a locking pin on the receiver to keep them there.
Ditto, Just bought the locking pin and almost forgot I even had it attached.
Looks good on the truck.
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I have Rock Guard Works for ME! Used them since 2007. Same set on 3 different trucks and they still look good.
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