Not sure what else to share other than getting reacquainted to a soldering iron for the first time in years. Got this crappy arts and crafts one, ran a little too hot, oxidized really fast. I am going to have to purchase a Weller in the immediate future for sure.
After so many pokes and stabs and burns, I feel comfortable working with again. It’s the sort of thing that ideally I’d have my music on and just get into, it’s on the fence of being repetitive but not entirely tedious that I like.
At any case, my improved schematic made in Eagle, and it’s board schematic: