Default [Q] Issues with TWRP on my VS-980

Hello,
I attempted to flash TWRP 2.6.3.3 to my VS-980 using flashify but once it was completed and I hit reboot I get a second of a couple lines in white at the top of my screen and then a black screen permanantly (15 + minutes) until I hold power for 10 seconds and then it reboots fine. But from there I couldn't get in to recovery (attempts to would result in a reboot) or bootloader (same) so I eventually had to flash back to stock and re-root which is where I am at now. I am able to flash CWM fine but I want TWRP. And the links in this thread are dead...http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2449670. Can anyone give me some assistance? Thanks in advance,
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