Originally Posted by SnowboardEve
I've gone snowboarding 3 times and because of the crazy high rental price I think it's time to buy a snowboard, since they're on sale. My budget for the whole setup for beginner-intermediate is $200. I know that's not a lot, but I tend to change sports and I don't want to spend so much.
So I already bought Morrow snowboard boots for $60 on sale. I heard Morrow is lower end, but they fit comfy and as good as any rental ones I've worn. Should I keep them or is Morrow just bad quality?
Also the store has firefly, morrow, and sims bindings for $40 on sale. But once again all these brands are considered lower end, so should I even bother?
I want good quality so that i don't have to replace everything and just wasted my money on cheap shit,and I want to progress, but I probably won't go more than 10times/year.
Nothing wrong with any boots as long as they fit you just right!
For your budget, I'd be tempted to find something used instead. For $150-$200 you could get a great used mid-range board and bindings. Lotsa people seem to like to buy the latest thing, and you can let them pay for the depreciation for you...
Women's Burton Feel Good board, boots and bindings - Vancouver Sports Goods For Sale - Kijiji Vancouver Canada.