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Old 02-26-2015, 08:01 AM   #1
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Question about chocking

What do you like chocks under the wheel or xchocking. And why?
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Old 02-26-2015, 08:09 AM   #2
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My Xchock helps keep the trailer from rocking when we walk around inside.
It won't keep my trailer from rolling very well.
I use both on ground and xchock if the trailer is not on perfectly flat site.
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Old 02-26-2015, 08:17 AM   #3
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I use Bal X Chocks and evidently I tighten them more than KyDan because I also use them for the hitch pull test. Of course I only have a weak kneed 1/2T, but it cannot move the trailer with the X Chocks in place. Don't use anything on the ground to block the tires.
X Chocks are the 1st thing on when we park and the last thing off before we pull out.
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Old 02-26-2015, 08:39 AM   #4
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I use both.
I put the ground chocks down when I first back in so I can disconnect and get the truck out of the way. Then I will level and put the X-chocks on. I could at this point remove the ground chock as X-chock will prevent it from rolling...but I leave the ground chocks in place, because during breakdown I remove the X-chock before I reconnect the truck and I want the camper chocked at all times when its disconnected!

Lazy I guess but I prefer to think of it as "work management"
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I use both, wheel's chocked while unhooking and X-chocks to help stabilize the unit.
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Old 02-26-2015, 08:54 AM   #6
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Great I think I will use both. I have been told they help with the camper rocking
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Old 02-26-2015, 09:02 AM   #7
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The Bal X Chocks are definitely worth the money! Several places online(CW & Dyers RV for example) sell them by the pair at a good savings!
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OC: If you check tire pressure with X-chocks on tight, will it affect the reading?
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OC: If you check tire pressure with X-chocks on tight, will it affect the reading?
Doesn't seem to affect the pressure.
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This is what we (Chock & Level) with on the (Low Side) then we place the (X-Chock) on the (Other Side)! Then we unhook! Youroo!!
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