It cost me about $100 to learn that lesson. But it was my own fault for being such a CRB and making my choice over the difference cost of caliber conversions. I didn't have as many issues as you did. I just had enough were it felt like I was downgrading from my 550 not upgrading.
If a man neglects to enforce his rights, he cannot complain if, after a while, the law follows his example.
Without idiots, there would be no baseline for common sense.