Originally Posted by angrysparrow
If you are careful with your knots, the length of whatever biner or screwlink you use to re-attach the ridgeline will add enough length back to have the ridge length be unaffected.
Agreed. I used two bowlines with small loops and added a worthy biner that was only about 2 inches in length and believe I either broke even or lost an inch at most. Has worked well in testing but hasn't gotten any trail time yet.