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.