Since you seem to like the PBJ's, may as well stick with them .
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Here is my long time experience with these budget Kimber. Take it with a grain of salt since this is IMS:
1. PBJ is clean, clear ( if you like "extended hi-frequency" )but will be harsh on bright recording.
2. Hero is smoother but carefully listening you will see its dark side: bloating in bass and mid-range areas and lacking of the PBJ sparks in " extended- hi" frequency.
The best track to hear the difference between the two is the " Galaxia", 1st track of the CD heartleft by the Fourplay. PBJ is sizzling with the sounds of the cymbals whereas Hero is dull but bassy.
You can see the tall trees with a lot of sharp and pointy tops whereas you can see the forest but not all the trees. The choice is yours or just mix and match to your liking.
Go listen to some more Kimber budget, the Silverstreak ( shy of bass but huge improvement over the PBJ). PJB or Silverstreak for sources/ Hero for pre to amp is also my recommendation.
Good luck and enjoy while your hearing still can tell the differences but your mind cannot decide which cable is better overall.