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Old 04-20-2016, 09:00 AM   #51
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Somewhere in the documentation that comes with the X chocks is a disclaimer from the Norco/BAL legal department telling you to not rely on them as the primary method of keeping your trailer from moving. They are for stabilization only.

The reasoning I believe is the possibility does exist for a tire to lose air and then the X chock loses grip.

Probably some dummy tried to park on a mountainside, used 1 X chock on the 1 side, his tire blew out in the middle of the night and he awoke in the next county piled up against a tree. Then he sued Norco.
Even with the tire at proper pressure it is exactly like driving the tire over the curb at the edge of the parking lot, the tire will flex at the curb nearly to the rim.
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Old 04-20-2016, 09:01 AM   #52
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I've used the same ones on 3 different trailers for the last 10 yrs and never had a problem with the furnished ratchets. I leave the ratchets on them when they are being used. Apply a little oil once a year and they work great for me. A ratchet for each chock. I like that.
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Old 04-20-2016, 09:03 AM   #53
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What's the difference between these? I am thinking of the top ones but just curious?
follow the price, ...the top one is the standard model, what we have and probably what most people buy, ...the 2nd is a heavy duty/beefy model(and so is the price), .....bottom one in the pic looks very weak, compared to the others,.....the standard model pair # is 28012 for $69.81 at Amazon, you will want to have two, buy the 28012 and save some money, you wont be disappointed.........

plus, I would offer the spark plug wrench idea(the cheap wrench that used to come with the old lawnmowers), .......IMO, much easier to use than the included ratchet, ....try it, you might agree .......
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I bought the X-Chock pair at CW for $42.00 had a coupon and they were on sale cheaper then Amazon. Used them first time this weekend and I would say they got rid of 70% of the shaking, redid my scissor jacks front and back now have hardly any shaking but the x-chicks made the most improvement so I highly recommend them, worth the $ for sure.


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ID:	108930I installed the JT Strong-arm jack stabilizers today, WOW does it make a difference! they were $255 total shipped from amazon.

I dd the x chocks a while ago and they did a little but the JT Strong-arms are the ticket if you are looking for superior stability.

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by the way they were a BEAST to install, mostly because I already put a rear hitch on the back.
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Old 06-26-2016, 09:52 PM   #56
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Do the x chocks help if you have a level up system?
We have a new Cedar Creek Silverback 35ik and are wondering if these will work? Should we still use traditional block chocks as well?
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Do the x chocks help if you have a level up system?
We have a new Cedar Creek Silverback 35ik and are wondering if these will work? Should we still use traditional block chocks as well?
This is the Hybrid section and no hybrids have such leveling systems
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We have a new Cedar Creek Silverback 35ik and are wondering if these will work? Should we still use traditional block chocks as well?
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Do the x chocks help if you have a level up system?
We have a new Cedar Creek Silverback 35ik and are wondering if these will work? Should we still use traditional block chocks as well?

I have seen ppl with them and they say they work even with auto leveling, so I would assume they do, would make sense


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Do the x chocks help if you have a level up system?
We have a new Cedar Creek Silverback 35ik and are wondering if these will work? Should we still use traditional block chocks as well?
I sold my X-Chocks after we got the Montana with 6-point leveling. There have been a couple of occasions where I used a regular chock to stop the FW from moving when I thought the incline was too great to safely unhook from the TV, but it didn't move more than 1/4" anyway.

I'm sitting outside right now watching the wheels while a pack of little monsters are moving around in the FW and there's no movement, so no, I don't think they'd help at all.
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