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Old 07-10-2019, 10:59 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by JRTJH View Post
I think you're referring to BAL X-Chocks ??? If so, until about 2015, the instruction sheet that came with the X-Chocks contained a warning that said something along the lines of: Warning, do not use this device as an alternative to chocking your trailer. The X_Chocks are not intended to replace the appropriate wheel chocks on your RV.

When I was using the X-Chocks, almost every time I applied them upon arrival at a campground, once the tires cooled, the chocks would either be extremely loose or even fall out of the tires.

In other words, X-Chocks are not a suitable alternative to using wheel chocks to prevent your RV from rolling !!!!!
Your tires must get really hot. I use the X-Chocks after regular chocks. I've never had them feel loose the day later.

I agree about them not being the primary chocks. You should have at least one side with regular chocks.

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Old 07-11-2019, 04:26 AM   #12
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I've had the x-chocks feel loose in the past. Usually by the time you check in, fill water tank, get unhooked on site, the tires will have cooled back to whatever the air temperature is.

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Old 07-11-2019, 07:29 AM   #13
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My experience with X chocks is that the fore/aft space between the wheels will change as the front of the trailer is raised or lowered or during leveling. So, if the X chocks are applied prior to unhooking, they might loosen as the front of the trailer is raised to unhook. It's been my practice to chock the wheels with a standard heavy rubber chock and apply the X chock only after the Cougar is leveled. I think the X chock helps minimize trailer bounce too.
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