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Custom Willys Distortion Pedal by EJC Custom Pedals and Guitarworks —Demo Video

Below, check out a video demo for a new custom distortion pedal built by EJC Custom Pedals and Guitarworks.

The pedal, which was built for guitarist Ron Zabrocki (who writes the Session Guitar column for, resembles a vintage, Forties-era Willys automobile. (Learn more about Willys here.)

The pedal was hand wired with a three-way voicing switch that changes the characteristics of the distortion. The guitar used in the demo video is a Fender Lone Star Strat through a Fender Blues Jr. amp.

For more about EJC Custom Pedals and Guitarworks, visit or follow the company on Facebook.

Ron says he'll be writing a review of the pedal soon, so stick around!

Damian Fanelli

Damian is editor-in-chief of Guitar World magazine. From 1998 to 2014, he was one third of Mister Neutron, an instrumental rock act that toured the universe and elsewhere and released three albums via Austin-based Deep Eddy Records. These days he performs with several New York City-area bands and can often be spotted with one of his many, many, many B-bender-equipped guitars. In past lives he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor – and he still can’t believe he got to write the liner notes for the latest SRV box set.