I recommend upgrading the speakers. The 2 is significantly better than the 1. The Scout and Michell are much better than the Rega but I think you'll get more of an improvement with addressing the speakers first.
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How large is your room? Although as Narrod says, the 2CE signature is better here's my qualifier. I had a pair of 1Cs in a small room and upgraded to the 2CE sigs a while back. Big mistake for me as the larger Vandys did not work as well as the 1Cs in the small room. The 1Cs are a true audio bargain.
My stereo is in my living room- probably 13'x20' with the speakers along the long wall. I believe that this room is large enough to handle speakers this large. As far as the goal- I want an overall cleaner and more natural sound... more of a realistic presentation. I will eventually upgrade both, but only one new gift to myself per year:).