I completely agree with you. Like you, I was totally taken by surprise.
I have only had a couple of instances where they got a little sloppy, but the bass is generally pretty tight.
I really have not had a good seal with them yet. I think they will get even better when I find the right tips.
I just ordered the TIN T2 and T2 Pro since they have received so much praise, so it will be fun to compare them all.
LG OLED55B8PUA / Sony UBP-X700 / Apple TV 4K
Denon AVR-X4200W / Music Hall MMF-5 (Ortofon 2M Red)
Monitor Audio GS10 / Monitor Audio GSLCR / Monitor Audio Silver FX / (4) Monitor Audio Pro-IC65
JTR Captivator 1400 "Duchess of Boom"