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Old 10-18-2016, 02:49 PM   #11
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This is it, yes. And yes you are worrying too much.
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Old 10-18-2016, 04:03 PM   #12
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This is something that's been perplexing me. How do you handle chocking if you have to put a block under one of your camper's tires in order to level it? I needed to level a little bit last time I was out, and I had a small scrap of wood that I used for the task. I put the chock behind the piece of wood, but the chock wasn't pushed into the back of the tire like I would have preferred. The manufactured leveling blocks I've seen for sale have the same problem. I recently found a longer piece of wood that would allow me to actually put one chock ON the wood with the tire. Is that the way to solve the problem? How do you handle it? Am I just worrying too much?
DW & I love camping. Her job is to sit back, relax, read, do artistic stuff, etc. It is my job to do the worrying. But seriously, I'm just never sure where the line is for worrying just enough to be safe.

Bottom line to a long trial-&-error, tire chock story: I have started using bungee cords so that the chocks are being pulled into the tires, front and rear, on both sides of the TT. Why? Because the common, hard plastic, yellow chocks I use have occasionally slid a bit when resting on plastic, wood, asphalt, concrete, and hard packed dirt. I haven't used this method a lot of times, but so far the TT seems anchored in place when I did.
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We use Lynx Levelers (carry 2 sets), and Stop N Chocks. They are made for the system, and work great.
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Old 10-19-2016, 01:20 PM   #14
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Because the common, hard plastic, yellow chocks I use have occasionally slid a bit when resting on plastic, wood, asphalt, concrete, and hard packed dirt. I haven't used this method a lot of times, but so far the TT seems anchored in place when I did.
Seems like a good argument for a good old fashioned free piece of wood cut to be a chock. That's all I've used for over 20 years and have never had one slip in those situations yet.

Where I've run into trouble was when I forgot to chock the wheels! No bungee cord is going to fix my feeble brain!
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We use Lynx Levelers (carry 2 sets), and Stop N Chocks. They are made for the system, and work great.
We use Lynx Levelers (carry 1 set), and 4 common red bricks.

No movements on sloped or level sites.
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Just did a little Google search, and it looks pretty cool!
We use the Andersen leveling system and love it. Makes it so easy to level and chock. I still use the yellow chalks on the opposing wheels as well. The Andersen's are a bit pricey but worth it for us.
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I've been using the BAL leveler since my pop-up days and it has always done the trick. Leveling and chocking all in one easy device.
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