Not to be confused with cheap imitations, this aviation snip may look similar but there is no comparison.
Originally developed for the aviation industry, these quality cutting tools feature a compound leverage action for greater shearing power. The forged alloy steel blades will handle up to 1.2mm (18g) steel.
Well made and comfortable, the Straight-cut aviation snip have awesome cutting ability. They ate through the thin steel and took on the thicker stuff with ease with exceptionally clean cuts all the way.
Also available the Right-cut snip cut curves to the right and vice-versa for Left-cut snip.
The Spring-loaded action was the most impressive on test, with the handles shooting back into the ready position after each cut.. See the How Do I Make wired edges? article in the How-To section