Originally Posted by Mykk
If something had to give, I'd rather the cord unplug from the jack than rip the jack out of the bass.
I've got a bass with a Neutrik locking connector and I don't much like it. I've stepped on the cord and it pulls the whole bass down risking jack/wood damage and without wrapping around the straploc this in my opinion is not a good thing. And if you have a locker why wrap too?
But even if we ignore that, I don't like using the connector at all. It's hard to plug into and even worse to unplug. Trying to push the release and yank the cord all with one hand is a pain.
It's nice to be thinking about ways to "improve", but I think the old school standard Switchcraft jack and a loop around the straploc still does it best.