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Old 06-30-2015, 06:56 PM   #1
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Long term use of X Chocks

Is there any issue with having them on for several months? Our trailer is at a seasonal site and have been wondering if I should remove them when not there.
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Old 06-30-2015, 06:59 PM   #2
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I imagine they could flat spot the tires, you might just want to drive regular chocks in front and in the rear of the tires and remove the X chocks.
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Old 06-30-2015, 07:02 PM   #3
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While a flat spot could certainly develop, it would be no more or less "flat" than the part of the tire that is on the ground.

Once you get going and the tire warms up the flat spot should disappear.
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Old 06-30-2015, 07:06 PM   #4
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While a flat spot could certainly develop, it would be no more or less "flat" than the part of the tire that is on the ground.

Once you get going and the tire warms up the flat spot should disappear.
That's what I'm thinking as well but this is first year of using them. Course they are on the factory tires that came with the trailer.
I'm still getting the jacks that Old Coot had put on his trailer to help with the bounce. The x checks did help but the jacks should take care of most of the bounce that is still there.
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Old 06-30-2015, 07:07 PM   #5
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While a flat spot could certainly develop, it would be no more or less "flat" than the part of the tire that is on the ground.

Once you get going and the tire warms up the flat spot should disappear.
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Old 06-30-2015, 08:16 PM   #6
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x3... the X-chock can only apply a small amount of pressure on the tread but the bottom contact patch on every tire has about 2000 pounds on it. I don't worry about a flat spot from the X-chock
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have used them last 5 years 4 to5 months at a time while in Florida and never had any issue at all.
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Old 07-01-2015, 04:29 PM   #8
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Parked mine in the yard with them on from October to may and never had an issue.
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Old 07-01-2015, 05:42 PM   #9
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You got China bombs for tires??
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