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Old 11-25-2013, 11:10 PM   #21
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Yeah, I have some Lynx Levelers that I put under the stabilizer jacks, especially on the higher end. I don't like to extend them all the way if I can help it.
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Old 12-01-2013, 10:23 AM   #22
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I made my own "X-Chocks" using PT lumber and stainless steel threaded rod and hardware. They aren't as fancy looking and maybe not as quick to setup but they were significantly cheaper to build. It was a nice easy little project.

I agree that they take the majority of the rocking out of the trailer but IMO, to make it rock solid you'd need to use scissor jacks under the frame near the axles to prevent the natural flex in the suspension and tires.
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Old 12-01-2013, 10:50 AM   #23
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I thought there was something to not having tires sit on PT lumber? It might not be a problem if you're not camping constantly since you're just using them as x-chocks.

Of course, that could just be Internet conjecture... You know how that there Internet thing goes. It must be true!
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Old 12-01-2013, 11:14 AM   #24
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I don't know if there is anything to that either but I had heard about it. Although I used PT 4x4s, I chose not to re-treat the cut part that contacts the tires. So, with that, and the fact that they are only on for up to 2 weeks at a time, I don't think it's going to be a concern if there is any truth to the rumour.
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I don't know if there is anything to that either but I had heard about it. Although I used PT 4x4s, I chose not to re-treat the cut part that contacts the tires. So, with that, and the fact that they are only on for up to 2 weeks at a time, I don't think it's going to be a concern if there is any truth to the rumour.
Well, at least I didn't imagine it. Just thought I'd say something in case you hadn't heard. I'm all for someone making an "educated" decision (even if it's Internet rumor mongering!). Cheers.
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Old 12-01-2013, 04:47 PM   #26
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i've had my homemade PT 4x4 chocks for 6 years now and haven't had any issues or breakdown with them.
cost me about $11 total.
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Old 01-31-2014, 07:50 PM   #27
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The way i look at it , if its (rockin) That might not be a bad thing! LOL
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