Reflex vs EST?

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    Reflex vs EST?   

    Just picked up a barely used directional nug for a steal, I couldn't resist. I already own a pair of '12 reflex malavitas that are currently on my skate banana. The nug is my first burton board with the channel. Is it worth ponying up and picking up a pair of est bindings for it? I was thinking cartels. Or should I just use my reflex vitas? Will I feel the difference between est and reflex or is it a lot of marketing hype?

    Also if I do go with est cartels is the asymmetrical strap on the restricted pair that much better? I'm used to an asymmetrical strap on my malavitas.

    Thanks!    

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      I think you will be fine with the Reflex binders if you want to save some money. I have rode burton channel boards with a malavita in both EST and Reflex form and could not feel the difference.

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    From my experience, I didn't notice any difference between reflex vs. est. Only thing I liked about est was being able to get your stance and angles right down to whatever you wanted. I don't notice any difference between burton's regular and asym straps either.

    This is coming from riding '11 est cartels last year to '12 reflex malavitas this year.  

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     Thanks guys, this is pretty much exactly the response I was looking for. The nug was a bit of an impulse purchase didn't really intend to drop any more coin on it.

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    skully78 said:  Thanks guys, this is pretty much exactly the response I was looking for. The nug was a bit of an impulse purchase didn't really intend to drop any more coin on it.

     

    It's quite worth the impulse purchase. Enjoy it.

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     NUG+Vitas=WIN in either EST or REFLEX....I prefer EST for the stance options and foam underfoot....

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