For one who has literally squandered around ebay and obscure ski shops to finally obtain 4 pairs of these, they are totally worth it. Best binding ever: solid iron, never pre-release, releases when you need them too, looks fucking sick! (that really shouldn't be a big selling point, but these bindings give me a boner), allows for more true flex of the ski, simply construction/easy to maintain...the list goes on and on.
About the fks coming back, I've been looking into this for a while and I'm still really skeptical about people claiming that they're being brought back. Up at hood this summer, my coaches both told me that look and rossi were bringing them back, both in a race form and a wide brake form and that they should be available for the 09/10 season. Yet, on that very same 3 weeks at Hood, I was riding up the lift with John Spriggs (not a claim, just trying to explain that I talked to someone who knows about next years gear and probably has good info on Rossignol and what they are doing) and I asked the question about the fks, and he said that's not the case, claiming that he hadn't heard that they were being brought back, but if they are, they'd be through Look because Rossignol wasn't going to from what he knew. Then, during the x-games (especially the superpipe), I noticed that all the Rossi and Dynastar riders were skiing on fks, not px, and that they all looked brand new, not all scratched up from years of use like Tanner's, Jacob's, Schiller's, and others that regular use them are (check out ski movies to see what i mean). And now, SIA rolls around, but there are no fks pictures, only px18 and px15 pictures. So, bottom line, don't believe anything you hear regarding the bindings. I've heard both things for the past couple months and all are from respectable sources, so it's hard to know who to believe. Keeping my fingers crosse though.