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Old 02-12-2018, 04:20 AM   #51
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Old 02-12-2018, 08:53 AM   #52
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Originally Posted by CharlesPou View Post
NEW UV Heavy Duty 1 Pair Level Up Caravan / RV 3 Multi Level Ramps & 2 Chocks

These chocks are a little different than Anderson, just be aware of the difference, they can be be dangerous. I have not used Anderson chocks, but appear they will not walk off the chock, but these will, especially if the anchor is not used.

For example: I once used chocks like these to level my trailer side to side while it was connected the TV. When I disconnected the hitch, the trailer moved to the side as it rolled off the chock. Fortunately, the trailer moved away from me, or I could have been injured. Just saying.
Yes, I think following Ian’s instruction of installing the second chock and ‘seating’ or pre-setting it is very important in all situations, even when not using leveling devices. The trailer must be totally stationary before unhitching. Even 1/2” movement will not allow the yoke to slide straight off the ball.

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Old 02-12-2018, 07:05 PM   #53
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Absolutely one HAS to allow the wheel to settle into the chock by putting the vehicle in neutral before disconnecting! In 5 years of using them (and spending about a total of three years out of the five in a trailer, traveling), we haven’t had any slippage.
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Old 02-12-2018, 10:18 PM   #54
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These are the chocks I bought that gave me trouble:

I still use them mainly to help tilt the trailer at dump station, or if I'm staying one night and don't bother to unhitch trailer. Based upon my experience, I would never again back my trailer onto these, and then unhitch the trailer. I use 2x4 and 3x3 wood blocks under tires to level the trailer side to side when I unhitch trailer.
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Old 02-12-2018, 10:31 PM   #55
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I vote for the Andersons. Been using them for a couple years on my Casita, they level very easily, and are very secure chocks too. With a double-axle Escape, you need a pair of them and one of the pair needs about 2" trimmed off the thin end of the longer piece, so it will fit between the wheels.

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