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Old 02-16-2010, 06:16 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Don't knock all Burton bindings just yet NY. I was with you on that "I hate Burt Bindings" boat. Cartels have been my enemy and still are for the 2011 line up lol. But... I got a chance to demo the Infidels. A little more flexy than I like, but comfortable! I actually want a pair. But I want the Targas or 390s more
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Don't knock all Burton bindings just yet NY. I was with you on that "I hate Burt Bindings" boat. Cartels have been my enemy and still are for the 2011 line up lol. But... I got a chance to demo the Infidels. A little more flexy than I like, but comfortable! I actually want a pair. But I want the Targas or 390s more
ha unless they did a total 180 and stepped there freakin binding game up I would never get another burton binding, Ive owned my share in the past and it was always a constant problem with them, the ratchets RIPPED thru ladders like crazy, to caps constantly breaking off or when on really deeep toe turns they would kick up on top of the toe of my boot, heel cups snapping in half highback breaking. yeaaaaaaaa the only good thing about there binding imo is there ankle straps they are pretty freakin comfy and conform to most boots pretty good, but that dont mean shit if they are going to fall apart after a few trips lol. I want the 390s so bad but ive been spoiled with the targas im constantly throwing in inserts and taking them out a few times a day depending on what I feel like doing that run. its like a whole new setup. I love em

I will look at the infidels tho, but I dont think its ganna persuade me
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Old 02-16-2010, 06:40 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Definitely jump on a chance to demo a pair if you ever get the chance. A lot of us at work were surprised by them.
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Old 02-16-2010, 07:06 PM   #24 (permalink)
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I heard that Burton boots work best in Burton bindings, is this true?

If so, why don't you get your boots sorted first and that might make the decision for you
Yes this is true. But it is also true for any other company as well.

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ha unless they did a total 180 and stepped there freakin binding game up I would never get another burton binding, Ive owned my share in the past and it was always a constant problem with them, the ratchets RIPPED thru ladders like crazy, to caps constantly breaking off or when on really deeep toe turns they would kick up on top of the toe of my boot, heel cups snapping in half highback breaking. yeaaaaaaaa the only good thing about there binding imo is there ankle straps they are pretty freakin comfy and conform to most boots pretty good, but that dont mean shit if they are going to fall apart after a few trips lol. I want the 390s so bad but ive been spoiled with the targas im constantly throwing in inserts and taking them out a few times a day depending on what I feel like doing that run. its like a whole new setup. I love em

I will look at the infidels tho, but I dont think its ganna persuade me

If you would have done your research sooner NY man you would have known that Burton has a lifetime warranty on all of their equipment

Sounds to me like you got some defective bindings. Everyone I know that has Burton likes their burton equipment.

You Burton hater.

Ha ha....
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Yes this is true. But it is also true for any other company as well.




If you would have done your research sooner NY man you would have known that Burton has a lifetime warranty on all of their equipment

Sounds to me like you got some defective bindings. Everyone I know that has Burton likes their burton equipment.

You Burton hater.

Ha ha....

Looks like he bought some "Furton" bindings from chinatown
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Old 02-16-2010, 08:02 PM   #26 (permalink)
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Targas, hands down.

Cartels are about as over hyped as they come. The straps wouldn't stay on for me as well when I have used them in the past, even with Burton boots (SL X). Compared against the Targas adjustability and functionality, cartels are not even in the same league.
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This shouldn't even be a debate. Targas > Cartels by far.
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Imagine this guy went and bought the cartels hahaa
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Imagine this guy went and bought the cartels hahaa
I ride '10 cartel EST with '10 Ions and they are freaking awesome. But I'm more all-mountain freestyle/freeride than I am park/jib/butter person so my use case may be little different.
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I ride '10 cartel EST with '10 Ions and they are freaking awesome. But I'm more all-mountain freestyle/freeride than I am park/jib/butter person so my use case may be little different.
Targa is a pure all mountain binding.
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