Welcome to TalkBass BoCoPo
Also, welcome to the dark side of TB
It's a bit rough (and dark) over here, but very rewarding in the long run
I must have missed those threads that thoroughly covers the topic of CF fingerboards, so I'd like a link to that (/those) thread(s) as well.
All I found are these two... Ebony alternatives lightweight fingerboard
Perhaps I didn't look hard enough, but mention or a two from a few individuals is all that I saw in those threads.