Yeah, that makes sense. I'm quite a small guy which puts me off but casters+bandmates=pieceofpiss!
I'm really smitten with the one I've tried out which was a 70's silverface with customized speakers. I'd like to look at a newer one with an effects loop so that you can put delay after the vibrato etc. Maybe a mod job could be done on an older model? I don't think the newer ones would sound as sweet, or look as charming.
In my opinion the reissues are better than the '70s ones. I tried about three silverface '70s Twins before testing out the RI, and although they're really not much differ