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01-05-2013 10:23 AM
qwezxc12
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Originally Posted by NoOtherOptions View Post
I didn't continue to argue with you man. It just seemed odd to be selling future gear at a cost below current rate for the 2013 gear. Hence my confusion. Dope price at any rate.
Hey... no argument. Sorry if it came off that way. My quote to "Go ask Burton how they promo stuff..." wasn't directed to you. It was more toward Burton for releasing "2014" labeled gear in October 2012.

Nonsensical to me; unless a pallet of them were dumped through a time portal in VT, they should have just called them what they were.

Regardless, I drank the Kool-Aid and bought them, didn't care for them, and now am irked because I'm afraid that when the time comes to get a new pair, I'll need to spend $450 or some shit for some stiff EST binders without park-oriented tech I don't want/need.
01-03-2013 07:20 PM
NoOtherOptions
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Originally Posted by qwezxc12 View Post
Well I was updating this post to show sold anyway.

First off, to NoOtherOptions, Yes they are "2014" - look at the box in the 1st pic. Go ask Burton how they promo stuff...

dreampow:
Q:Just out of curiosity what did you find them too soft for? I mean what type of riding?

I ride a '12 162W Custom X and a '12 164 Barracuda. The 'Cuda gets ridden anytime there is more than a few inches of fresh, the CX the rest of the time. I ride all-mtn, no park, but do like going fast and hitting some natural features on the way down. I don't mind bumps and trees when there some fresh pow underfoot.

Q: Also how much do you weigh?

200lbs, 6'0", size 12 Vans Cirro's, regular stance ~1/2" wider than ref, setback as necessary at 18°/-15°

Q: What board were they on?

I rode them on the CX for two days over Thanksgiving at Copper Mtn and Arapahoe Basin in CO on hard-ass man made crap and I think it was enough to make up my mind. I'm an east coaster, and unfortunately that's what we get sometimes. I really wanted to like them, but the binders were just a little too free feeling for me. I might have liked them more in pow, but I couldn't justify keeping them when my other ones do just fine. The straps (Reactstraps IIRC?)are total money, though. Super comfy.

Q: Your other bindings that you will be keeping?

I'm back to using a old pair of 2012 EST Cartels - they feel stiffer laterally (in all directions, really) and give me the "locked-in" feeling I like when riding dynamically. If you search by name, you'll see some other hinge Cartel posts I made with comparison pictures.

Good hunting.
I didn't continue to argue with you man. It just seemed odd to be selling future gear at a cost below current rate for the 2013 gear. Hence my confusion. Dope price at any rate.
01-03-2013 06:15 PM
qwezxc12 Well I was updating this post to show sold anyway.

First off, to NoOtherOptions, Yes they are "2014" - look at the box in the 1st pic. Go ask Burton how they promo stuff...

dreampow:
Q:Just out of curiosity what did you find them too soft for? I mean what type of riding?

I ride a '12 162W Custom X and a '12 164 Barracuda. The 'Cuda gets ridden anytime there is more than a few inches of fresh, the CX the rest of the time. I ride all-mtn, no park, but do like going fast and hitting some natural features on the way down. I don't mind bumps and trees when there some fresh pow underfoot.

Q: Also how much do you weigh?

200lbs, 6'0", size 12 Vans Cirro's, regular stance ~1/2" wider than ref, setback as necessary at 18°/-15°

Q: What board were they on?

I rode them on the CX for two days over Thanksgiving at Copper Mtn and Arapahoe Basin in CO on hard-ass man made crap and I think it was enough to make up my mind. I'm an east coaster, and unfortunately that's what we get sometimes. I really wanted to like them, but the binders were just a little too free feeling for me. I might have liked them more in pow, but I couldn't justify keeping them when my other ones do just fine. The straps (Reactstraps IIRC?)are total money, though. Super comfy.

Q: Your other bindings that you will be keeping?

I'm back to using a old pair of 2012 EST Cartels - they feel stiffer laterally (in all directions, really) and give me the "locked-in" feeling I like when riding dynamically. If you search by name, you'll see some other hinge Cartel posts I made with comparison pictures.

Good hunting.
01-02-2013 11:41 PM
dreampow I am looking at some reflex limited cartels at the moment.

Just out of curiosity what did you find them too soft for?

I mean what type of riding?

Also how much do you weigh?

What board were they on?

Your other bindings that you will be keeping?

Sorry for the 20 questions, just want to get a feel for if they will be too soft for my needs or not.

Thanks.
01-02-2013 10:10 PM
lifeisgood765 Nope they're 2014, that's why they're limited edition
01-02-2013 09:04 PM
NoOtherOptions 2014? You mean 2013 my friend. Anyway, good deal so bump. Wish these were non EST.
01-02-2013 08:37 PM
qwezxc12 SPF.

10char.
12-27-2012 09:04 PM
qwezxc12 bump




10char
12-07-2012 09:21 AM
qwezxc12 bump for price drop
11-30-2012 06:45 AM
qwezxc12 bump... OBO.
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