Please don't take this the wrong way.
Everyone has to start some place.
But, if you have to ask these kinds of questions, you really should not be messing with your gun, yet.
Bad things can happen.
At the very least, first get a copy of Kuhnhausen's book:
Walt Kelly, alias Pogo, sez:
“Don't take life so serious, son, it ain't nohow permanent.”