First of all, welcome to the forum.
There is a good number of cartridges that will get you to 1k with a regular bolt rig.
Why don't you start a new thread and give us some specifc things you have questions about and what you want to accomplish.
Plus, just reading through some posts that interest you and hte on-line articles will give you lots of ideas and ways to spend you money.
To bad a specialty handgun can't play with you guys