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chuckmartyProps for wanting to learn. If you don't charge too hard the schizos would probably be alright but if you think you're going to get significantly better and ski a lot more I would invest in a more durable binding. Don't get the Pivot 18 or FKS 180 yet though. Maybe something like the Salomon/Atomic WTR 13?
As for adjusting the mounting position, unless you know for a fact that you're going to do that, then get a different binding. I have the 184 Faction 2.0s center mounted and those skis just rip around the mountain. I don't go into the park too much, I prefer to jump and spin off natural features. I love having them center mounted because you can ride switch comfortably pretty much everywhere. It gets a little weird riding switch with the bindings in an all mountain position
If you want to get into the freeski scene a little bit more the Kartel 98 would be a good option even though it is a bit higher than your price range. The faction 2.0s are great (although expensive) and they are a bit on the stiffer end which I like. I haven't ridden many skis that are around 100mm underfoot so I won't recommend anything I know nothing about.
daxtonWow, the Talismans look sick! Loving that price too. Good to know how versatile they are. Have you skied them on icy days? If so, how did they hold up and are they stable in crud?