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Old 04-12-2013, 06:11 PM   #11
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I use the BAL Xchocks with my 233S. Does a great job as a chock and a fair job as a stab, but I don't know if any other brand would be any better removing trailer motion.
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Old 04-12-2013, 06:41 PM   #12
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I made my own. Had the items needed at home so no cost. They do stop most of the movement in the TT. I also have extra jacks in front of the axles. Have eliminated 99% of movement.
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Old 04-12-2013, 08:55 PM   #13
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I can feel my 5 year old rolling over in bed. I tighten the chocks after everything has had a chance to settle, including the stabilizing jacks.
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You will find no better chock at holding a unit firm than the aforementioned Roto-Chock! They are a bit pricey, but you will be very happy with the results!
X5. Roto's are awesome
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Old 04-12-2013, 09:28 PM   #15
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The X-Chocks require more room between the tires than do the Roto-Chocks. If there is sufficient room, the X-Chocks may fit, but I still don't think that they hold as well, plus they require a wrench (a ratchet works better) to install and remove.
But Roto chocks require a handle to tighten and then putting a pin in place which requires two hands. I know they can be also be padlocked, but if someone wants them, a knife will cut the strap. I could drill the hex on my Bal Chocks and prevent them from being removed, but see no advantage to locking them. If someone wants either kind, all they have to do is puncture a tire. Rather have them steal the chock than ruin a tire. Just my take.
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Old 04-12-2013, 09:29 PM   #16
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Roto Chox. X6!
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I use my slide lock bars to shore up outside underneath my slide and x-chocks between my wheels. This takes out the bounce and sturdies up everything.
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I use my slide lock bars to shore up outside underneath my slide and x-chocks between my wheels. This takes out the bounce and sturdies up everything.
I think you might be asking for a problem by shoring up the slide. If the trailer sinks a small amount and the slide doesn't, you are putting a load on the slide that it is not designed to handle and it could be damaged.
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Old 04-13-2013, 01:16 PM   #20
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I use my slide lock bars to shore up outside underneath my slide and x-chocks between my wheels. This takes out the bounce and sturdies up everything.
Would you have a picture of that setup?
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