Welcome from Texas. Get the 10 rules of gun safety and learn them inside and out. You will gain a lot of knowledge here by these fine folks. You will find we are not a bunch of "Rambo" types. We are citizens that practice our right to defend ourselves. We stress safety and education more than anything. We must all be extremely educated and well trained to take the responsibility to carry firearms and defend our families. Please ask questions about anything and I am sure there is someone here that has the answer or a different persepctive than yours that will help you on your way to being a responsible gun owner.