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Old 07-24-2013, 05:08 PM   #11
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I've got the big yeller ones and some small rubber ones that I use if I'm on wood planks or leggo's for leveling. I jam the small ones in however I can and use the big ones on the non-leveled side. I want all 4 tires chocked, and to repeat again, do this before disconnecting
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Old 07-24-2013, 07:42 PM   #12
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I've got the big yeller ones and some small rubber ones that I use if I'm on wood planks or leggo's for leveling. I jam the small ones in however I can and use the big ones on the non-leveled side. I want all 4 tires chocked, and to repeat again, do this before disconnecting
X2. I'm an over chocker too. Little ones on one side and big ones on the other. And yes, always before disconnecting almost had that lesson reinforced the hard way.(honey, should the trailer be moving backwards while you crank it up?)
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Old 07-24-2013, 07:49 PM   #13
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Our moto, to be repeated until it was ingrained in us.
Chocks in FIRST - when setting up
Chocks out LAST - when leaving.
We use the heavy black rubber ones as well.
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Old 07-24-2013, 07:50 PM   #14
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When the ground/slope is questionable i leave my safety chains hooked up. I was at a site once where i was worried that if i disconnected and the trailer rolled over the chocks i was screwed along with anyone else in the trailers path! And this was our very first trip with our first used trailer.

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Old 08-07-2013, 10:27 PM   #15
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X chocks for us.
I use the X Chock and the wedge chocks for extra security. The X Chocks mostly to eliminate any movement and keeps the trailer more stable.
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Old 08-17-2013, 10:08 AM   #16
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I had 1st hand experience on what a trailer with only chocking one side can do on an un level site....no damage but a bit flustered. Both axles always chocked no matter how level and a natural test to ensure trailer wont move once it comes loose of the hitch. Also chains are first on, last off.
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Old 08-17-2013, 10:11 AM   #17
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For the edification of us all what chocks do people recommend for these larger rigs (5ers and larger TTs).

This question is open to all not just the OP
I have the larger rubber ones mentioned in this thread...harbor freight at I think 7 each. They grip well on wood and lynx levelers and won't slide like the yellow plastic.
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Old 08-18-2013, 10:20 PM   #18
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Chocks and X-Chocks tire lock chocks before unhooking!
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Old 08-19-2013, 10:31 PM   #19
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If your going to get plastic chocks get the reinforced ones, not the hollow ones. the hollow ones can be flattened very easily!!!!! ask me how I know this? and don`t put them on soft ground they can easily be pushed into the earth and do nothing!
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Another thing I don't think anyone has mentioned is that you can pull the break-away cable and engage your trailer brakes and then just re-insert it after you're set up and level. This would be in addition to chocks, of course.
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