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If the person you bought the cables from had them disconnected from their system for a few weeks, I would start the break-in process all over again. 24 hours ain't nothing for silver. Talk to us after 400 hrs. (although you should hear improvement after 200 hrs.) I know this sounds ridiculously long, but my Audio Magic Stealth took that long to break in, because of the nature of silver. It's dreamy now. I don't know if I'm comparing apples to oranges, but I'm just going by the nature of silver, and the inherent need for very long breakin times.
I used silver with my tube amp with some success but really never preferred them to copper or hybrids. They tend to be bright to my ears and even when burned in (cooked) as they say only with the warmth of a tube amp do they sound acceptable to my taste. When left without use they go back to the uncooked stage and take longer to come back to the sound I like. At least this is IMHO.
I've seen posts from Bob Crump in the past on this--his point is that if the cables were shipped via air, there would be a static electricity buildup which could affect the performance and require a bit of break-in. He suggested spraying them with an anti-static spray and let 'em cook a couple of days. Don't know if that applies in this case, but thought I'd mention it.