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currituck0209
02-15-2010, 09:50 AM
I am looking for wheel chocks for my northtrail 28rls, wide track . If anyone knows where to purchase, please advise. Thank you.

Ray LeTourneau
02-15-2010, 04:44 PM
I use the $4.00 yellow Walmart chocks. I have 4 chocks, 2 for in front of the front wheels and 2 for the rear of the rear wheels.

Jellystone
02-15-2010, 06:11 PM
I do the same as Ray, i've got 4 of the plastic yellow chocks--bought them at my local camping supply store-very inexpensive but very useful.

DickO
02-15-2010, 09:26 PM
Wal-Mart has real nice rubber chocks.

robnmo
02-15-2010, 10:56 PM
Guess I'm an el cheapo! I took a scrap piece of treated 6X6 and used the chain saw and cupped out both ends so it slides inbetween the rear and center tires, made 2 of them so I've got one for each side.

caissiel
02-16-2010, 06:28 AM
I use 2 x 6 x 12 lumber for everything, including wheel plateform for leveling and safety supports when I work on the truck and trailer. I have a tub full of it. Usually cut me some when I get junk lumber. Been using then for 18 years. Tried 2 x 8 x 12, not as good they all split. I usualy lay some sideways to the wheels when I use then to level the trailer,

SilverRhino
02-16-2010, 10:46 AM
I've used every one of the previous methods. Had situations where the plastic chocks slid and cracked. Finally I found a pair of RotoChoks on eBay....these are the only way to go. When installed they will not allow trailer to slide and they also help stabilize the coach when parked.

In my opinion....this is an add on that is worth every penny you spend!

They can be purchased at Genos Garage for around $65 a set....also they do show up every once in awhile on eBay for less money.

Delaine and Lindy
02-16-2010, 11:50 AM
I went with the Roto/Choks and have use them on 4 different 5th wheels, had to order different plates. Roto/Choks will last longer that the 5th wheel. They are pricey but in this case you get what you pay for. GBY.....

boatto5er
02-16-2010, 01:06 PM
Unfortunately, the roto-choks won't work on the wide-trax North Trails. The axles are too far apart. I second (or was it 3d or 4th?) the plastic wheel chocks - at least four of them.

jolar3329
02-16-2010, 03:24 PM
Tractor Supply has some very good hard rubber chocks. The plastic ones crush when you run them over.

Delaine and Lindy
02-16-2010, 04:07 PM
As posted above I'm using the Rubber Chocks from Tractor Supply, cost was $9.00 per chock and they work great and very durable. I also use them for the Freightliner, GBY.....

LookN4Ward
02-17-2010, 07:24 PM
I made my wheel chocks. Google "redneck choks" and you will get several responses.
6987

If you have a 4X4 laying around and can round up a threaded rod and some nuts and washers your well on your way. Measure the closest distance between the tires and add an inch. Cut the 4X4's at 70 degree angles on each end making sure to keep the the previous mention distance. Drill holes through the center of each block. Connect the two blocks with the threaded rod and nuts.

klindgren
02-17-2010, 07:38 PM
Tractor Supply has some very good hard rubber chocks. The plastic ones crush when you run them over.

Now why in the world would you want to run over them jolar3329???:D:D

newbie
02-17-2010, 10:16 PM
I'm another one that uses 2x6 and 4x4 for all my blocking and chocking. Works pretty good.

chrispitude
04-04-2010, 08:00 AM
The original poster is looking for a chocking solution for the Wide-Trax axles. My 21FBS is on order, so I don't have it yet. What are my fellow North Trailers doing when one side of the trailer must be driven up onto leveling blocks? Conventional chock blocks can't be used if each tire is up on its own "pyramid" of leveling blocks.

- Chris

irvin56
04-04-2010, 09:09 PM
One step oneds $ 75.00 + Canadian in Calgary

http://www.rvindustrynews.com/News/tabid/16941/ctl/ArticleView/mid/38805/articleId/3437/categoryId/5/Progress-Manufacturing-offers-ONEstep-wheel-chocks-in-extra-large-size.aspx

Wharton
04-05-2010, 03:06 AM
We just took some 4x4's and angled a little bit of one side, drilled a hole in them for a rope so we can pick up 2 at a time. Painted them bright yellow and put a reflector on the end. Easy solution.

wdk450
04-07-2010, 12:47 PM
I use the Lynx leveller blocks for levelling, and just bought these screw type chocks ($17 each) for setting the wheels:
http://tweetys.com/wheel-stop---small.aspx

BTW I bought one of these yellow screw chocks at WalMart previously and found that they were too big for the spacing on my Bighorn wheels. I found on Tweety's that there are 2 sizes of these yellow chocks, the ones I listed are the SMALLER size.

goodtruck
04-07-2010, 12:54 PM
I broke down and did the X-chock thing were costly but work very well,and can't forget that they are there.(trl will not move) hope this helps.

irvin56
04-26-2010, 07:01 PM
for the wide trax I made my own for around $7.00=

http://outdoors.webshots.com/album/577456038uQWrsP

RollingHome
04-26-2010, 07:15 PM
I used a set of Rocker Stoppers made by Hensley Mfg. on my TT they really work fine. I don't know if they will work on my 5er (wheel spacing)because I'm still looking for them after we switched "stuff" from the TT to the RV... They really do a fine job and are professionally made.

Ricoh
04-27-2010, 09:53 AM
BAL Deluxe chocks. Work great on my Bighorn and help stabilize it.

Rick

BirminghamLion
04-27-2010, 10:39 AM
I have a 32 BUDS with the wide trax wheel spacing. I too am looking for a rotochok or BAL solution. First, because the stabilization they give, but second as a secondary theft deterrent. I store at my in-laws property and liked the security a locked BAL chock gave in addition to a hitch/tongue lock. Any suggestions?

irvin56
04-27-2010, 11:37 PM
I have not seen anyone post about wide trax set for BAL or rotochuk. I don't know if a company has made any yet. This wide trax stuff is still fairly new on market.

They are about 24 inch space between the tires. Would have a lot of iron to fill the gap??

if anyone on forum knows of them. PLEASE post info Thanks Irvin

Gizzy
04-28-2010, 06:03 AM
Harbor Freight has some great solid rubber chocks, pretty cheap if you get them when they come up on sale.

BirminghamLion
06-24-2010, 09:29 PM
BAL has their Extended X-Chocks now available!!! Ordered a pair from CW. Will report how they work out later.