Why not try a Cary SLI 80? No worries about power, and it has the rich tube sonics Cary is famous for. It's also a good looking amp. There is one advertised now for 1400.00.
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Solid state is not a bad thing. The NOS tube bug is a bad thing. It will happen if you buy a tube amplifier, especially one that rolls tubes easily, like a Cary or a Rogue.
I'd keep the Plinius and be happy. It's a fine amplifier. However, if the tube bug persists, try a Sophia, the one that uses EL34s. It's inexpensive; it resells quickly; it sounds great (find one with upgraded caps); and it has power enough (30 watts?) to discover if you like tubes for the long haul.
It's not on principle, that I prefer tubes. It's a taste thing. I suppose after many years as a guitarist playing through tube equipment, I developed that taste. I just like that tube presence. And now, on every occasion when I have had the opportunity to hear a tube based system, it always stands out as something special. I thought I'd try the Plinius 3 years ago. I like it. Best solid-state experience I've had. But, since I am a musician, and since I've invested a considerable amount in audio, I figure I might as well get the most out of it. If I sell the Plinius, it wouldn't cost me much to buy another integrated. Who knows, maybe a new cartrigde too! Thanks guys, for your comments. It is a good system.