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Old 11-03-2011, 10:02 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys thank you for helping. I just bought a 162w GNU Carbon Credit BTX last years model, which im stoked for. but i am also new to snowboarding and am trying to figure out what the best binding is. I wil ride all mountain. i looked at a 2011 burton custom which can for about 120ish i was about to get it for 80 if i did the transaction. But i wanted to know how good these are or is there another binding i should consider.
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Old 11-03-2011, 10:18 AM   #2 (permalink)
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unsure if this would be the info you were looking for but worth a shot and welcome to the fun of snowboarding. Also I rode Custom's on my first board

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Old 11-03-2011, 10:23 AM   #3 (permalink)
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hey Statty, well welcome and Snowboarding will change your life

Bindings are definitely a matter of preference, foot/boot shape, style, and purpose. What I can tell you is this. I currently still use Burton Customs and have used them for a few years (getting new models every year).

I happen to love them. I have more expensive bindings and "better" ones if you will, but I have to say that I always find myself loving the customs. The flex is perfect for me, they aren't too heavy, yet not to light either, and for the price you cannot beat them.

I have NEVER had them break on me, ever. Not a strap not a ratchet, nothing.

Oh and for the record I HATE Burton products for many reasons, but I have to say that these bindings are worth the money for sure!

Good luck and hope this helps
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I've ridden the 2010 customs for the past two years and never had a problem. Especially if you can get them for 80 bucks, do it!
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I have a set of 2011 Burton Customs (Clearly White color) I'm willing to part ways with. Only ridden 7 or 8 times. $75 + shipping
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awesome thank guys for the information.

LuckyRVA - are there any defects on the bindings or have you had any problems with them? Also are they a large?
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No defects at all, look practically brand new. They are size medium. Let me know if you want pics.
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Thanks for the offer, I would job on them but I need a large w a 12-13 boot
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No problem
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RVA, I might be interested. I live nearby so shipping wont be necessary. I'm at work now but ill pm you when I get home this evening
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