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It's not just a matter of "bigger." 2x10 vs 1x12 is a different sound, but the speakers you put in the amp make the biggest difference. Voicing is everything.
For bass guitar it's a little more straight forward where you could say 2x10 is 20 inches pushing air, and that's bigger than 12 inches pushing air. In that case those speakers are voiced for bass.
For guitar speakers, you need to really listen to different samples of speakers for yourself to make your own best informed decision. Will a 2x10 have enough bass response? Will your 1x12 have too much bass response? Look at tone curves, speaker efficiency, weight (especially if you'll be gigging).
...and then maybe research other kits before you decide to buy from Weber. There's much better kits available with less headaches. GDSamps.com has great kits with much better transformers, and I like the cabinets from mojotone or other suppliers better.
I'm sure other people have opinions to share too.
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But it is not that simple of course. The 1x12 is a recycled Fender speaker made by Eminence so was manufactured to a Fender spec. The 2x10s are Celestion V10s which seem not to be everyone's cup of tea. They are in an oversize cab which I built after not liking the neatly sized one I build first. Now there is plenty bass from the Celestions for the 18 watt.
From my experience, the safe choice for your cab is 1x12. As suggested by Josh, careful selection may be more effective than size v number. Also I am sure that there are plenty more opinions out there.
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