Quoted from ryanwanger:
Thanks I'll look into this.
I did the LED upgrade kit which also has new resistors and header pins and connector for the spot where the two boards connect.
I'm only resisting the Ingo board because I've spent so much time and I'm so close - I'd hate to give up now.
But then I fear it will probably crap out in a few weeks and I'll need to do it anyway.
Respect for your endurance, indeed it is a great feeling to get the clock working alone.
But if you have ever considered having my clock-board, here is a hint to my special offer for pinsiders only: