Jena Labs cable would be my first choice. Nordost cables would be my second. Either of them would be a big improvement over the AQ stuff as well as the Kimber Select.
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I used to have 3038 and they are just wonderful
cables. Smooth, transparent, detailed, and musical.
Just too much $$$$ for speaker cables. Now I am using
Stealth UR cost only 1/3 of the 3038 but I got 99%
of most of the thing. The Stealth is even better in
"contineouness" which 3038 still has some high freq
"highlights" compared to Stealth.
I have found that it is always a good practice to stay with the same material on cables. For example the interconnects you mention are all silver. The 3038 is also all silver. A perfect match. I use the KS1030 IC's with the 3038's and am in heaven. I don't bi-wire. I never heard a benefit. I have been absolutely thrilled since switching to an all silver configuration. I would guess that the 3035 and associated IC's would give you 90% of the performance of the silver without breaking the bank so to speak. You did not mention the associated components.
First off, put your Midnights in the closet- you have cables worth 100 on the used market sending signal from your 15,000 amp to your 15,000 speakers. What's wrong with this picture?
If you want 3038's there is a listing on a website called higher-fi http://www.higherfi.com/sales1.htm They are asking 2900 for a 10' pair of 3038's. I see he has marked them down over the past few weeks and I watch that site closely.
I purchased 3035's from them they were in "demo" condition. Not perfect - but.. good. and I was able to shave off a few (several) hundred dollars by negotiating. So... Maybe you can do the same if you must have the Kimber 3038's.
Given the capability of your system - It seems logical you would want to use the best cables possible -- but there is the chance that you could get too much of a good thing with the 3038's and need to take a step back -- in that case, get the midnights out of the closet, sell the 3038's and start hunting for a better match.
Demo if you can.