Wow. Made my weekend and probably my week.
Note to Mac and Linux users: download the ICS root unlocker
, open the bat-script in a text editor, use the steps in the script to type adb commands in the terminal prompt. Worked like a charm.
Noticed that Pantech recognizes that I have rooted the phone in a little menu item called "rooted" at the recovery screen. Not sure what that means if I ever have to unroot the phone for service issues.
#terabyte128: not sure what to do with my zip file after I built it. How do I go from the custom zip to flashing CWM? I'm missing something obvious no doubt.