Originally Posted by goldbond
What was the deciding "factor" for choosing the webbing suspension?
I ordered two blackbirds. My first, I ordered with the amsteel line suspension. With the line, you have to tie knots, and it's more hassle to hang.
When I ordered the second, I got the webbing suspension, because the line was such a pain in the butt to deal with. With the webbing, setup is easy as can be - slap the strap around the tree, clip a biner (not included), and pull the ring buckle to adjust the length. No knots needed.
The only downside to the webbing is increased bulk and a few more ounces, but I'm willing to make that sacrifice for the convenience.