Glad you gave it time and have started to love your choice, break-in is a scary period of time wich can test your faith.............congrats!
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Trust me, there's a major difference after breakin. Like a new baseball glove that's stiff at first but loosens up after it gets pounded for a while. I too was skeptical in the beginning, but decided to wait it out and I'm glad I did. I see dozens of great speakers for sale every day here on Audiogon and I'll bet a lot of them aren't given the chance to break in.
IMO you never get used to crappy sound of the type one might hear in breakin such as strident highs, uneven registers, and lack of musicality in gerneal. I do think that speakers are usually much more dramatically in need of breakin due to the mechanical as well as electrical parts. I would be much more confident on other equipment and wire that I was getting basically the ball park sound after perhaps 20 hours.