26 Toxophilite 10 months ago The classic lightbulb headstock shape is based on the natural reaction that occurs when a lightening bolt strikes a jalapeno pepper. It all makes sense now! Thanks. I think the other type looks a lot more like Paul's head....stockThis guitar is pretty damn cool. It looks huge. Was it Gretsch's answer to the Super 400? Almost looks like an 18" lower bout. Doesn't need much, a bit of inlay and cosmetic work. That's the fun stuff!