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    Posted: 18 Jan 2020 at 4:02pm
Originally posted by mjlrpod

I like the double sided chock you have. I like that much better than the 2 single chocks I use on each side of the tire. They look to be made of aluminum? It looks like the center connector is a turnbuckle, so you can adjust the size of the opening ? I will be ordering them soon.
The center part is a square with threaded sections on the ends in opposite directions, so it works like a turnbuckle. The end sections are some alloy. It is heavier than it would be if it were aluminum. The description says it has an anti-rust coating, so I think it is plated steel.
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Ok, Thanks Stephen. I'm going to order probably 2, on amazon. I see people saying you only need one, but i'm thinking 2 is better. Cost alot more to buy a new camper than one of these. 
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2 is for if you are on level ground. If not, then an Andersen Leveler or Beech Lane Leveler works well if you need to raise the low side 4" or less. I have the Andersen leveler because the Beech Lane Leveler did not exist when I purchased my A. L. My first one broke, but was replaced with what looks to be a stronger version under warranty. This type leveler, when the trailer is leveled, also acts as a chock. I also have the BAL leveler, but I think that the BAL leveler is more suited to the lighter RPods. The jack screw is a weak link. If not lubricated, it can gall and sieze or it can strip out and drop the load. Plus, the tilting tire platforms can't be good for the tires.
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We have used the Anderson Leveler for a while now. I would not take it up to the 4" limit they advertise, but 3" is probably fine.
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I like the Beech Lake Leveler, it has the grip mat! I use a piece of my old hiking bed mat under my Anderson's.. LOL


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