Size - doesn't really matter!
Agreed this is a SMALL amp in size. But in tone it rivals many amps three times it's size. The quality of this amp is amazing. I currently have some nice amps, and have owned many very collectible amps in the past, this one holds it's own and will only be a piece of history that will be worth something in the future. It is loud, but not sure it is as loud as my Marshall Class 5. Completely different tone than Marshall (both Class A).... each has it's place, so not planning on getting rid of either. If I had to, the Marshall would be the first to go. Is it loud enough for a band setting or practice? Seriously doubtful, but if you have a quality PA and you can mic it, then feed it back through your monitor, it would be fine, but without being mic'd ,no way.
I love the simplicity of this amp, two controls and really you mainly use one (volume). The tremolo is fantastic, but more than likely would only use for a grin every now and then.
The amp seems fairly clean up to around 7-8 (remember goes to 12), then it starts to really break up nicely... that classic great tweed breakup that you just can't get enough of... also the low power really cuts the overall sound down and the tone still remains. I will say, my Strat can sound a bit harsh in the bridge pickup on other amps, most of the time I have to turn back the treble, I really can't get a harsh sound out of this amp, it is fantastic in all pickup settings on the Strat... something I can't say about many other amps. Love that Weber and believe it will only get better the more it's played.
Would I buy this amp again at this price? Well, more than likely I would, I did get a great deal which made this a no brainer, but I agree the street price is a bit high, but the tone and quality is worth it. Also other amp makers have similar amps (hand wired) at that same price, so it is prices with others in the market.
Buy one - I don't think you will be disappointed - I sure am not and really wasn't planning on getting another amp...