Just as a follow-up, a ridgeline has been set to keep the outer edges of the primary rings at 104.5". The running end of the web straps stay strung through the primary rings and threaded back through one side of the tri-glide buckle. Dutch Clips have been added to the loop end of the straps. My set-up is to hook the dutch clips onto the strap around a tree, center the hammock, and pull the straps tight. So far, so good, nice and easy. YMMV. Thanks JRB!
Still shakin' it Boss, still shakin' it.