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Snomas

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Posted: 02/26/20 04:37pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Do I need use one or two X-chocks? I have always used plastic wheel chocks to keep TT from moving when camped but like the between dual wheel X chocks.


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X chocks are nice but I’d use wheel chocks also. Not plastic...Hard, heavy rubber. Five bucks each a Harbor Freight on sale


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I've always used two. You can likely get away with one to avoid the roll, but if you want the best stability for the rig all around, two will suit you better.

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Posted: 02/26/20 06:18pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Lwiddis wrote:

X chocks are nice but I’d use wheel chocks also. Not plastic...Hard, heavy rubber. Five bucks each a Harbor Freight on sale

Agree on the HF rubber chocks. But man, do they smell!

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Lwiddis wrote:

X chocks are nice but I’d use wheel chocks also. Not plastic...Hard, heavy rubber. Five bucks each a Harbor Freight on sale

I have the HF rubber chocks that I used on my DP and I would use them in conjunstion w/ the one X-chock.

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Posted: 02/26/20 08:50pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Xchocks are not supposed to be a "replacement" for regular wheel chocks.

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Posted: 02/26/20 09:15pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Started with wood blocks but after a couple of windy days I had to constantly reset them.
So I tried the plastic chocks... worse deal so I gave them to my bil.
I went with one BAL adjustable chock but found two eliminated all fore and aft movement.


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Lwiddis wrote:

X chocks are nice but I’d use wheel chocks also. Not plastic...Hard, heavy rubber. Five bucks each a Harbor Freight on sale


Using both Wheel chocks and X Chocks is a good investment in your camper.
Maybe that sounds like a belt and suspenders thing, but both types work together to make your camper more stable.

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Posted: 02/26/20 10:39pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

You can easily drive away with X Chocks in place. Not so easy with regular chocks. Don't ask how I know.
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Large rubber chocks both ahead an behind both wheels. I cheat and have ropes attached to the chock to make it easier to retrieve them. They get tossed into the back of the truck so that thy are easy to get if we park on a steep incline. My wife throws one on each rear wheel of the truck, I let the truck roll onto the chocks and then put it in park.
I saw one gentleman parked on a steep road and his tranny was really stuck in park and could not be released. I pulled out my tow strap and released the pressure on the tranny and he easily shifted out of park.


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