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View Poll Results: Do You Use Chocks a Majority of Time ?
No, I unhook tt on level ground 3 8.57%
Yes, I wedge a device behind/in front of one or more tires 12 34.29%
Yes, I wedge a device between my tires 9 25.71%
Yes, I do both - wedge device behind/in front of as well as between tires 11 31.43%
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Old 12-17-2010, 10:58 AM   #11
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Always chock your wheels, X-chocks are not meant to hold the TT from rolling.

YUP!!! We arrived really late into a cg after traveling all day. We were tired and although we installed the Bal-X chocks, neither of us put down chalks in front/back of tires. Half an hour later, the tt rolled a little putting a lot of pressure on those poor stabilizers! The tires heated from a full day of desert highway travel had cooled and reduced in size! Mistake we won't make again! And we now are always sure to re-tighten down the Bal-X after an hour or so.
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Old 12-17-2010, 01:44 PM   #12
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is it really worth getting the Fastway Onestep? I am just curious, not questioning.
I use the regular chocks and it has worked fine for me so far. I'd love to have the Fastway Onestep, but will probably wait till their price drops a bit.
I ordered the Fastway Onestep and tried to size it for my tires. Unfortunately, I've got 13 inch tires and they are only 4 inches apart. They Fastway Onestep would not fit between the two. It was too long. I had to return it and get the Rotochoks.
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Old 12-17-2010, 01:50 PM   #13
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YUP!!! We arrived really late into a cg after traveling all day. We were tired and although we installed the Bal-X chocks, neither of us put down chalks in front/back of tires. Half an hour later, the tt rolled a little putting a lot of pressure on those poor stabilizers! The tires heated from a full day of desert highway travel had cooled and reduced in size! Mistake we won't make again! And we now are always sure to re-tighten down the Bal-X after an hour or so.
I love this forum. This is exactly the kind of experience we can all learn from without making the same mistakes. Now I get it. I'll add a small chock every time even if I use the rotochoks. Thanks.
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A very humble "You're welcome!"
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Old 12-17-2010, 04:35 PM   #15
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Never use them , extra weight . I back up next to a tree .
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Old 12-17-2010, 05:09 PM   #16
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Never use them , extra weight . I back up next to a tree .
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Old 12-19-2010, 07:35 PM   #17
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I will NOT release the TT from my truck WITHOUT putting chocks between the tires.
Once I have my TT leveled side to side, I put my BAL Deluxe chocks between the tires and then begin my set up.
That is my set up and I am sticking to it................forever.
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I will NOT release the TT from my truck WITHOUT putting chocks between the tires.
Once I have my TT leveled side to side, I put my BAL Deluxe chocks between the tires and then begin my set up.
That is my set up and I am sticking to it................forever.
That's the safest way IMHO too!
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Old 12-21-2010, 07:34 PM   #19
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FYI - Poll was zeroed out to add a fourth option. If you previously voted, you will be allowed to vote again and choose the fourth option. Poll closing has been extended
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Chocks - Why Use Them?

Here was a guy camping at a car race last fall. No chocks, but he definitely had his anchor out. The slack in the anchor line would bother me a bit but......Worked for him. LOL
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