KonnorJ's 1st Gaboze Pocaio Build

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KonnorJ's 1st Gaboze Pocaio Build

Post by KonnorJ » Tue Feb 12, 2019 2:39 pm

My first ever complete handheld build I did in the form of the Gaboze Pocaio

This is the 2.4" original version, I went wit the basic build for this one with only 2 buttons.
Being the first build its not perfect...

Went for the teal and white colour scheme and fitted a nice original glass lens.
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During modding the plastic has distorted and left a visible white mark right above the battery bay, also position of the cart is wrong... For a first effort though, I think it turned out pretty well and built the foundation for my future, more clean and improved builds.
I opted to build this by hand, down to the SMD components at the audio amp, I think for a first SMD soldering effort I did relatively good.
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Also my first time soldering a ribbon cable which was extremely easy with some flux and a clean tip
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I had to do lots of filing, cutting, sanding and finishing to get stuff to fit in the case... Took a long time to get to a presentable condition, overall happy with the outcome, this build was definitely a learning experience and enabled my current builds to be as good as they are now.

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Re: KonnorJ's 1st Gaboze Pocaio Build

Post by correia5022 » Tue Feb 12, 2019 5:56 pm

Very good work! Very simple and i like the colors.
Congrats
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Re: KonnorJ's 1st Gaboze Pocaio Build

Post by KonnorJ » Wed Feb 13, 2019 8:40 am

correia5022 wrote:
Tue Feb 12, 2019 5:56 pm
Very good work! Very simple and i like the colors.
Congrats
Thanks, but this one doesn't deserve your praise, the first effort was not so good, my newer builds will be up later on today.

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Re: KonnorJ's 1st Gaboze Pocaio Build

Post by Orochi Kusanagi » Sun Feb 17, 2019 3:37 pm

You shouldn't sell yourself short. In the end all that matters is that you had fun. Personally, I like it. I think all of these, no matter how "simple" are amazing, since I find soldering, drilling and all other things done in these projects to be too complicated.

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Re: KonnorJ's 1st Gaboze Pocaio Build

Post by KonnorJ » Mon Feb 18, 2019 7:06 am

Orochi Kusanagi wrote:
Sun Feb 17, 2019 3:37 pm
You shouldn't sell yourself short. In the end all that matters is that you had fun. Personally, I like it. I think all of these, no matter how "simple" are amazing, since I find soldering, drilling and all other things done in these projects to be too complicated.
Thanks for the kind words!

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