All good points. And therein lies the problem. Yes, finding this board is a long-shot. But so is thinking I'm going to be out with the opportunity to try a variety of new boards to really zero in on what works best for me.
All this leads back to the question. Although this board was quite nice back in 2005, has board technology changed enough that even a middle of the road board from say, 2010, would be foreseeably as good if not better than this board? This is the one factor I may be overlooking.