Welcome Arthur and don't let some of the inmates get you down. They may bust your chops but all in all a great bunch with a wealth of information. I'm doing a similar build and received the same flak but when I pose a question or ask for advice they will jump in and provide all the support they can. It is possible to achieve the look you want without chopping anything. Good luck and have fun with your build. I look forward to seeing what you come up with.