so good news i've got the charger working! i plug in the magsafe and that works too yay so the next thing im going to have to do is make a cable to connect from the power supply too the pi and one for the usb hub. pics below of my success!
so many alligator clips.
i love my TO-220s. also i got those sweet solid top caps from a dead motherboard. they work though so yay!