First the disclaimer
Joining these forums and entering the chat room can give you CLAP!!! Christmas Lighting Addiction Problem
That out of the way,
to ACL Hans
Everyone here is very friendly. Lots of helpful people will be glad to answer any questions you may have. Many are very intelligent (not me) and will be able to save you time and $$$ if your just starting out.
There is no such thing as dumb or silly questions in chat or the forums, so jump right in.