Start reloading, says I.
$2,000 of factory ammo could have been $500 in reloading equipment PLUS 3,000 rounds of ammo, at least.
Still happily answering to the call-sign Peetza.
The problem, as you so eloquently put it, is choice.
He is no fool who gives what he can not keep to gain what he can not lose.
-Jim Eliott, paraphrasing Philip Henry.