Oh No, not this again!!!!!!!!
The ultimate answer is......whatever makes you happy and gets you down the river.
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Hopelessly Stuck in Yesterday, Colorado
Paddling Since: 1994
Join Date: Feb 2008
I have both. It don't mattah! Clips don't pop as easily, locks are easier to put the oars back in when they do pop. Locks are much easier to ship. The important thing is to not spend much time considering the issue, just go row your boat.