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Old 05-03-2011, 09:14 PM   #15
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Yes.You get a 10'' bar with a handle on it(I believe it is that long.Maybe longer).I use it no matter what.As long as it is parked I have them on.It only take a few turns and you pop the lock in place and thats it.
In the picture,The bar is in the bottom chock.there is a hole there so you can use it to twist the bottom chock out from between the tires.Once you do that it pretty much comes out with you hands easily.

That helps! Thanks for the additional information.

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Old 05-03-2011, 09:33 PM   #16
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Gary, I like the type you have. I currently have a 2 sets of the BAL single-scissors type on my 34'. Although they work, I have never been impressed. I will be looking for BAL X-CHOCK. Thanks for posting it. JB
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Old 05-03-2011, 09:56 PM   #17
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We haven't used anything but chocks, can you tell us why you like these so much. Is it because they lock or because they stop movement?
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Old 05-03-2011, 10:01 PM   #18
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We haven't used anything but chocks, can you tell us why you like these so much. Is it because they lock or because they stop movement?
Both -- they lock (which is a good deterrent) and stop the movement (especially on inclines). We haven't used a chock since we bought ours.
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Old 05-03-2011, 10:18 PM   #19
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Here is an installation video.The only thing is that I put the setup the other way.Meaning the main piece on top instead of the bottom.seems easier to put on that way.
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Old 05-03-2011, 10:24 PM   #20
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Here is an installation video.The only thing is that I put the setup the other way.Meaning the main piece on top instead of the bottom.seems easier to put on that way.
YouTube - Rotochok Installation
That's pretty neat. Thanks! I like the lock hole feature.

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Old 05-03-2011, 10:26 PM   #21
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Thanks. Looks pretty nice. What size do the Airstream wheels take? Does the padlock save the rotochoks or the Airstream or both?
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Old 05-03-2011, 10:43 PM   #22
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Thanks. Looks pretty nice. What size do the Airstream wheels take? Does the padlock save the rotochoks or the Airstream or both?
Neither! It just slows the thief down!
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Any updates to this thread? I am thinking about getting this type of device.

Splitrock, what did you end up getting?

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I have these, 10 seconds to put on and take off.
I have seen them advertised in the classifieds, I believe one of the forums members makes them.
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Old 10-01-2011, 11:10 PM   #25
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I have these, 10 seconds to put on and take off.
I have seen them advertised in the classifieds, I believe one of the forums members makes them.
I remembered seeing those in the classifieds in the past, but can't find the now. I bought a high and a low aluminum jack stand from that gentleman. I have been pleased with them.

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Old 10-02-2011, 12:01 AM   #26
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I have a pair of big yellow plastic wedges that draw tight via a screw mechanism. I found them at camping world and use the both every time I park, even if it is level.
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Old 10-02-2011, 12:14 AM   #27
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This is the one we use...they work very well! - I forgot and left one in place when moving our AS - when I felt the resistance I knew right away I'd forgotten something!

Amazon.com: BAL 28005 Deluxe Tire Chock: Automotive

Easy to deploy and remove - it comes with it's own ratcheting socket/end wrench - and they are lockable to slow someone down a bit if they are trying to hitch up and steal your rig...
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This is the one we use...they work very well! - I forgot and left one in place when moving our AS - when I felt the resistance I knew right away I'd forgotten something!

Amazon.com: BAL 28005 Deluxe Tire Chock: Automotive

Easy to deploy and remove - it comes with it's own ratcheting socket/end wrench - and they are lockable to slow someone down a bit if they are trying to hitch up and steal your rig...
I use similar chocks that I bought from Hensley when we got our hitch.

The only concern I have with them is whether they can apply enough force to actually put an axle out of alignment so I don't wind them up really tight. After all, they are essentially an automotive scissors jack used sideways.

Not sure if my concern has any merit or not!


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