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Old 04-15-2016, 02:13 PM   #11
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I have only used the X Chocks for 10 yrs now and never had a trailer move with the 4 tires locked with them. See no need for extra wheel chocks. I install them before I unhitch and that's the last thing I remove before towing.
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I have only used the X Chocks for 10 yrs now and never had a trailer move with the 4 tires locked with them. See no need for extra wheel chocks. I install them before I unhitch and that's the last thing I remove before towing.
So do I, but the little instruction sheet that came with them said to use the traditional chocks first and not to raise/lower the tongue or landing gear with the X-Chocks in place. Not sure if there is a good reason for this or if its just a "lawyer sticker."
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Old 04-15-2016, 02:25 PM   #13
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My wife said to use the wheel chocks... so I use them.
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I use X-chocks with Andersen levelers and conventional chocks on the other side. If no leveler needed then chocks both sides.
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I have only used the X Chocks for 10 yrs now and never had a trailer move with the 4 tires locked with them. See no need for extra wheel chocks. I install them before I unhitch and that's the last thing I remove before towing.
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I have only used the X Chocks for 10 yrs now and never had a trailer move with the 4 tires locked with them. See no need for extra wheel chocks. I install them before I unhitch and that's the last thing I remove before towing.
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The wheels on my old TT were closer together than my new one, so I used x chocks on it. One time I forgot to remove them prior to pulling forward. They popped out quite easily.
I've had the TT move unexpectedly, and the feeling that you get inside knowing that all you can do it hope it stops soon is one I'd rather not endure again any time soon. I use big ol' honkin' black rubber chocks from Harbor Freight front and rear on mine. In fact, I set one, pull up on it a bit, then set the other so they are nice and tight. Anything after that is simply to cut down on shake in my book.
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The wheels on my old TT were closer together than my new one, so I used x chocks on it. One time I forgot to remove them prior to pulling forward. They popped out quite easily.
I've had the TT move unexpectedly, and the feeling that you get inside knowing that all you can do it hope it stops soon is one I'd rather not endure again any time soon. I use big ol' honkin' black rubber chocks from Harbor Freight front and rear on mine. In fact, I set one, pull up on it a bit, then set the other so they are nice and tight. Anything after that is simply to cut down on shake in my book.
I tighten them tight enough that I use them for the hitch pull test. I have never in 10 yrs ever been able to move the trailers. I would think in your particular case they were not tightened or someone loosened them unbeknown to you.
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THANKS for all the helpful comments. I will probably go ahead and use wheel chocks as well as X-chocks. Kind of a "belts & suspenders" solutions for sure, but I don't mind having both of them. Being a newbie to the 23IKSS (vs my pop-up), I would rather be safe than sorry.

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