Never too old to learn. I will say this though, when I spent $8K it was a HUGH, HUGH motivator to learn it!!All I have to say is, WOW. I am jealous and envious of your CAD and fabrication skills. Being an old fart, I would love to learn CAD, but it is not as easy to do as it was when I was younger. Great project! Let us know how she works on the trails, with photos.