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Old 03-07-2011, 08:06 PM   #11
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Gary, how well do they work? I've been reading about them but would like to hear first hand how much they stabilize the trailer.
I think they help a lot. They don't completely stop all of the trailer's movement, but they'll pretty much stop the fore and aft movement of the trailer. Of course I'm talking about a tt and not a 5'er. I'm sure a tripod will help a lot with your 5'er as well.
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Old 03-14-2011, 12:38 PM   #12
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I didn't realize that BAL made this extended version as I have seen then nowhere. Thanks so much for the information!!
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Old 03-14-2011, 01:43 PM   #13
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Just purchased mine from the same e-bay store grhodes50 got his from. Got them for the same price (I did it as a "Make an Offer" purchase). Should be getting them any day now. Click on the link that grhodes50 put up if you want a set (when I bought he only had 7 left, 5 after my purchase but that dosen't mean he won't have more). Oh, BTW, he has a 97% positive feedback rating.
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Old 03-14-2011, 02:25 PM   #14
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We still haven't received the crusader so I'm curious if the Crusader also has the extra wide Axels. We have the regular x-chocks that we used with our other 5th wheel. Really hoping I don't have to buy new ones.
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Old 03-14-2011, 02:40 PM   #15
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No wide axles on Crusader.

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Old 03-16-2011, 05:51 PM   #16
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I didn't realize that BAL made this extended version as I have seen then nowhere. Thanks so much for the information!!
Got mine yesterday from the same e-bay store as grhodes50. No problems, used paypal and they were here the next day
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Old 03-16-2011, 06:32 PM   #17
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Got mine yesterday from the same e-bay store as grhodes50. No problems, used paypal and they were here the next day
Glad you got the same deal I did.

For you PT Crusader owners, you can find the regular Bal X-chocks for $76 a pair by the same seller I used and by one other seller as well. Neither has a "Make Offer" tab on their site and the $76 price is a "Buy It Now" option.

Here's the link; bal wheel items - Get great deals on eBay Motors, Jewelry Watches items on eBay.com!
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Old 04-08-2011, 09:22 PM   #18
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If any one else is intrested
I just bought the regular BAL X Chock from camping world today - they were on sale for $32.99 each (If you print the internet special out the store will match them like mine did) -
that price is also if you are camping club member too.
I bought two of them. Havent used them yet but am hoping they will make a diffrence
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Old 04-08-2011, 11:02 PM   #19
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The X chocks are good at keeping fore and aft movement to a minimum. I have however run across a few issues that others may want to know about.
If using the Equalizer brand WDH, remove the spring arms BEFORE installing X-chocks. When trying to lift tongue with jack to install or remove spring arms the wheels locked against each other torques the frame which causes the spring arms to remain tight against L brackets which keeps you from easily removing or installing spring bars without a BUNCH of effort.

The other item is a theory so far but, the pad on the X chocks pressing against the tread of the tire, in the same spot for many days at a time possibly, I worry about the possibility of damaging the steel belts and/or seperating tread from inner carcass? On a flat surface I do not tighten them very much but when it is in front of our house (on a pretty good grade) when we are loading or unloading it I have to tighten up a bit more.

Just something I think about......
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Old 04-08-2011, 11:11 PM   #20
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