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Old 02-27-2012, 08:53 PM   #11
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Really?
I sure wish I would have read this before I ordered my X chocks, two days ago...
That was my experience but others swear by them. I found them to be a waste of $. YMMV.
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Old 02-27-2012, 09:32 PM   #12
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I agree, the X-Chocks will not stop the rocking. I have quit using mine and went back to the cheap yellow wedge chocks.
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Old 02-28-2012, 09:36 AM   #13
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Try Rotochoks. I have not used them yet on current trailer, but they removed all rocking from my previous fifth wheel and movement. Also did not need the yellow chock with those.
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Old 02-28-2012, 10:01 AM   #14
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Really?
I sure wish I would have read this before I ordered my X chocks, two days ago...
You'll be glad you have them. I think they help a bunch.
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Old 02-28-2012, 10:15 AM   #15
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You'll be glad you have them. I think they help a bunch.
I hope so... I ordered them and the JT Strongarm Stabilizers. They should be in later this week.
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Old 02-28-2012, 11:29 AM   #16
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Really?
I sure wish I would have read this before I ordered my X chocks, two days ago...
You need to understand what the X-Chocks (and similar items) are designed to do. When installed, they stop the rotational movement of the tires, thereby stopping fore and aft "rocking" movement, and IMHO they do a much better job of this than the yellow plastic wheel wedges. However, they do absolutely nothing to stop the "up and down" movement of the trailer when folks are moving around inside it. This is caused by the trailer suspension doing what it is designed to do - move up and down. If you want/need a rock-solid trailer then you will have to stop both "fore and aft" and "up and down" movements. Firmly set stabilizers help somewhat with the "up and down" component but do not eliminate it.

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Old 02-28-2012, 11:55 AM   #17
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Thanks Al,

I understood what they are designed to do. I just perceived, from reading the other posts, that maybe they do not perform as they should. Hopefully having the X-chocks and the JT stabilizers, will significantly reduce the trailer wobble...
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Old 02-28-2012, 12:32 PM   #18
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They work well for us on our trailer so another vote for the X-Chocks (along with regular chocks, too).
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Old 02-28-2012, 12:50 PM   #19
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I recommend the BAL X Chocks. They work well., I should know, I'm a share holder.
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Old 02-28-2012, 06:29 PM   #20
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They work well for us on our trailer so another vote for the X-Chocks (along with regular chocks, too).
Count me in....they work good for me..........
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