Damn this thread!!! I'm trying to pick bindings for my play board (Burton Custom camber)... I was sold on the Cartels but tend to like stiffer bindings (the C60s on there now are nice, but probably a little overkill
My buddy got the Restricted Cartels, and they look excellent. Big chunky straps, stiff baseplate. The only thing that wigs me out is the softer highback.
Dice, you said they've performed well as an all-mountain binding? I'm going to be using this board for park jumps (medium to large kickers), off-piste jumps, and occasional groomer bombing in between.
The price on the cartels is pretty appealing too compared to the other two.