You're on the right track with the Analysis Plus line. Their Oval 9 speaker cables are superb and at your price range (used) depending on the length needed.
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Tried the Oval's on Spendor, Martin Logan, and Von Schweikert. They sounded really bad on everything to me. The AP cables seam to have a house sound that is not to my taste. If you wanted to spend $$$ on name brand cables that will sound different (dark, cold) try Audio Quest. If you want to save some $$$ and experiment try two runs of 12AWG CL-3 rated OFC installation wire to each speaker in bi-wire configuration. It will be very cheap to try and will likely sound better than the AP Oval.
Greg, I would recommend you might put on your audition list a pair of Acoustic Zen Satori speaker wires that you could get for around $400.00 used, which is in your budget range. Their sound is not "fat/euphonic" but very smooth and musical and yet transparent with excellent extension on both ends. I believe they a great bargain when you figure in build quality, sonics, and price compared to other companies wires.
Greg...I'm extatic that you have posted...you and I are working with similar digs...MF A5 integrated and cd player through Spendor S8e's. I am using Nordost Red Dawn interconnects and thinking about their speaker wire...currently using older generation Audioquest Turquise wire for the speakers. I'll check back to see where you end up...do tell. My Spendor dealer strictly sells Analysis Plus because he feels it works best with the Spendors...I'm a beliver that the wire has more to do with your components then your speakers, but I've been wrong before. Other wires I've tried and liked have included Straightwire Encore II that are a less analytical as well as Cardas Golden Reference (expensive). Best of luck, and do tell where you end up.
Look I don't claim to know everything but I just bought 4 six foot runs of the anti cable and was blown away. There is plenty of discussion on this cable here at audiogon which is why I went ahead and bought them. They replaced my M2 Monster Sigma Cables and they are a steal at what this guy charges. You would be a fool not to try them at this price and if they don't work out send them back in 30 days for a refund. I'm keeping mine,they really make my Vandersteen 3a Signatures sound spendid.