FWIW I haven't ridden enough bindings enough days but I very much prefer the feeling of plastic over metal bindings.
Agreed. I used to love my Preston and later Ride and Rome bindings, but do prefer a plastic/nylon/glass chassis these days.
16 Gnu Swallow Tail Carver . 16 NS West . 15 NS Snowtrooper BIA
16 Burton Genesis X . 15 Now Drive
16 Flow Talon . 14 Flow Hylite