Clearaudio Maestro V2 Ebony, Parasound JC3+, vs Ortofon 2m Series Cartridges

We are comparing the Clearaudio Maestro V2 Ebony to the Ortofon 2M series cartridges, in particular, the 2M Red & Blue. The rig consists of a new VPI Scout Jr. and a new Parasound JC3+ phonostage.
Please advise of your actual experience with the above units, broken in, and only if you have spent at least 200 hours with the above no "conjecture" please .

Darn.....only up to 57 hours on the V2 and 136 hours on the 2M Red...but have 220 hours on the 2M blue, so I'll get back to you when I qualify....