I have listened to the Siemens & Halske E88CC (Gold pins, double stage o-getter with chrome shield) for two days now and boy do I love this sound. I was going for a bigger soundstage and if possible a good, tight and controlled bass. After contacting Fearless1 I decided to go with the Siemens instead of the Telefunken E88CC. Glad I did, because I'm really loving my time with the Siemens so far.
The soundstage is incredible, but I might even be more impressed with the bass. I wasn't expecting it. A really nice welcome. It's so tight, so controlled, so clean. Incredible. All my music sounds better now. Doesn't matter if you are talking Bruce Springsteen or B.o.B. Very happy with the purchase. 150 euro well spent imo
So now I have two tubes laying around that I might wanna trade for other tubes. I have the Electro Harmonix 6922 and the Amperex Orange Globes. Both matched pair and around 300 hours on them. If anybody has matched pair that they wanna trade to try out more flavours, let me know!!