I use the type I posted earlier about. I got sick of ropes getting tangled etc. Trust me get one like it of the right length and you won't look back.
BTW the only drawback is skipping in bare feet. If you miss that plastic hurts like a MF
3 Pro Staff 85 St V & 2 PS85 MICs, Yamaha Secret 04 (dubs stick), Steam 99S Lux Monotec 16L 45 lbs, KPS 88 w/ TB 19 35 lbs