if you're not planning on riding a board w/ channel? I read great reviews of burton bindings all the time, but hard to decipher the marketing from the reality. Also, any opinions on how Cartels or Malavitas fit w/ K2 Thraxis boots?
So, it's important to know that Burton makes EST bindings... which only can be used with Burton boards with ICS channe
l and standard bindings which come with 3/4-hole discs.
get an EST binding until you are going to put it on a ICS board. Most (all?) Burton bindings some in both EST and regular style (like there is a Cartel, and a Cartel EST for ICS boards only... etc).
As for the regular style Burton bindings... some are good, some aren't so good. Most of the good ones are a little pricey (i.e. pretty much they same for any random binding that is being sold now a a days).