Thats the problem you bought from the Rep of course its the best.
Now you have gear that you bought without doing any research on it.
The bindings are crap, they were crap in 03, nothing has changed in 5 years. The liner in the Brigade is a frigging joke its some of the worst foam on earth, once it packs out you're going to be miserable in it, the shape on those liners is next to non existant so there's no asymetry to it.
Like I said take it back go talk to a competant sales person at a shop not a rep thats job is to push his products.
Tell me did he have flowing blonde hair and look Norwegian or was he a midget with a gravely voice and a beard?