A few weeks ago I bought a 100 sheet package of the new Oriental Seagull VC-FBII. So far I really like it, have used it for both normal prints and lith prints. I'm thinking the same as you, I'm going to use this paper for a while to learn "everything" about this paper and get consistent results. If I still like it after 100 sheets I don't know, but after about 10 sheets I really like it.
The RC paper I have in stock will be used mainly for contact sheets.
And I just have to add a comment. I recently got a bunch of old paper for free (from early 1970s). Today I tried on of the types for the first time. Agfa Brovira BH 119 grade 5. Guessed the exposure, made a straight print and put it in the lith developer. Waited for the right moment and then stopped the development. I immediately fell in love with it. The print came out perferct with just the right look. Too bad that the paper is out of production...