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Old 03-22-2019, 09:09 AM   #1
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x-chock on both sides?

I use a single X-chock for stabilization purposes. Does anyone see a need to use an X-chock on both sides of the unit, or do you think one is enough to stabilize? My wife and I are split on this subject due to varying opinions on what one considers "stable" while inside the trailer.
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Old 03-22-2019, 09:29 AM   #2
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Only you can decide what is stable enough for you. But, we use two.
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Old 03-22-2019, 09:30 AM   #3
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Only you can decide what is stable enough for you. But, we use two.
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We use two. Why wouldn't you want to stabilize the other wheel(s)?
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They come in a set of two for a reason...

Use them both at the same time.
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I use a single X-chock for stabilization purposes. Does anyone see a need to use an X-chock on both sides of the unit, or do you think one is enough to stabilize? My wife and I are split on this subject due to varying opinions on what one considers "stable" while inside the trailer.

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Old 03-22-2019, 10:58 AM   #6
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I played around using just one and switching sides with the one. Concluded it was better with 2.
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Ditto on the use of two
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Old 03-22-2019, 12:04 PM   #8
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They come in a set of two for a reason...

Use them both at the same time.
They do but are also sold singularly.
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I use two. Why put all the pressure on one set of tires.
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x2 (so much for that "trailer rocking-knocking joke )
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I use a single X-chock for stabilization purposes. Does anyone see a need to use an X-chock on both sides of the unit, or do you think one is enough to stabilize? My wife and I are split on this subject due to varying opinions on what one considers "stable" while inside the trailer.
Yes. Use one on both sides. Without an X-Chock, that side can still move a bit and it would be noticable.
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We use 2. Never occurred to me to just use 1.
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Old 03-22-2019, 01:11 PM   #13
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Yes. Use one on both sides. Without an X-Chock, that side can still move a bit and it would be noticable.
All right. Thank you to all respondents. The decision has been made. For a low price I'll either stabilize the trailer better (by having 2 in place), settle an argument, or both. A win-win! Thanks gang.
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Never would use one x-chock. Always two.
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They do but are also sold singularly.

That is for those in that other X-Chock topic thread who claim their trailer destroyed one of them when the trailer supposedly rolled away...

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Old 03-22-2019, 03:23 PM   #16
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Both side. Hopefully before I put my slides out, to prevent crawling!
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Old 03-22-2019, 07:27 PM   #17
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We used 2 once we started using them. PITA under the slideout until you get a system down; worth the effort.
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We used 2 once we started using them. PITA under the slideout until you get a system down; worth the effort.

X-Chocks first and last, ... first thing after getting side to side level and the camper won't be needing to be moved again(so your slide-out won't be out yet), and last thing removed before pulling away from the site when leaving(so your slide-out will already be pulled in), ... and yes, 2 x-chocks
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They come in a set of two for a reason...



Use them both at the same time.


John D10 is right. Plus the fact that this is a question...and a question with its own thread is astonishing. If you have enough bothersome movements to buy TWO (2) X-chocks, why would you only use one?



Doesn’t anyone read the directions!?!



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...You can get the job done with one, but it's better with two!
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