Originally Posted by Miguel
I've been using the rings but just ordered a set of cinch buckles. I use a Claytor hammock without a ridge line so creating a little slack to loosen the buckle is not an issue. I just think the buckles are way more bombproof when it comes to slippage. If I had a ridge line I'd probably stay with the rings. Both are soooo much easier than knots!
Both ways are much better than knots!
I use the buckles now, even with a ridgeline. I find that when the hammock is empty, it's not a problem to pull the tiny amount of slack needed to release the buckles.