In 2015, the usual bursts on standards were rim bursts, which means a thinner burst, basically:
Most Gibson fans seem to dislike them, but I think they can look well.
I don't know if they made any, but you could get an oiginal floyd on a semi-custom 7 string Stars as an option, though it was expensive. I have a quote for one on a Kelly from 2007, which I didn't follow through on. For posterity, here's the quote:
Base guitar KE7-J2B...
They don't have a deluxe at the moment, but for current neck dimensions I normally look at Wildwood as they make measurements for every guitar. E.g.
Not saying they're high QC guitars or anything, but HBs get their SS fret wire from a company that appears to also service a lot of big brands:
I think it's just the brand-name of the manufacturer:
They claim their fret wire is used by a lot of well-known brands:
and their strings are not...
If you don't want to mask everything yourself, 23 Euro worth of Dunlop DGT05 is a worthwhile investment. E.g.
Not shown in that picture, but you can get a kit with the collars and micromesh:
Nice Jacksons. I also have a soloist and a KV2. I find the difference evident, but not significant, if playing them back to back.
The KV2 has the speed neck, so .775" at the third fret and .835" at the twelfth. The Soloists have the standard neck, so .790" and .850", respectively. A DK1 has...
A lot of the old catalogues contain neck specs near the back page. DK guitars are usually the thinnest by a good margin, but there's some variability.
Congrats on the good-looking guitar. If you're not used to nitro finished guitars, also be warned that guitar stands with rubber contact points can cause the lacquer to melt in an ugly way (look up nitro burn).
The guitar in the link is almost certainly a Jackson Stars SL-J2E, which was made in Japan by Chushin Gakki in the early or mid 2000s for sale in the domestic market. It's a J2, so has moto inlays rather than mother of pearl (the RR-J2SP being an exception to that rule), striped ebony, etc., and...
I normally just tweak the knobs as that sounds good enough for my needs, but there are settings you can get to through the software that aren't accessible on the panel, such as the cab selection bigsimpin mentioned. You can save the results to a bank. A friend who is a pro. musician swears by...