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Aviation Snips

"For many years we have carried Wiss brand aviation snips, but recently we learned an important fact about their manufacture: they are no longer forged. Kent has used Wiss snips, often daily, for nearly 40 years, and Wiss was the brand used by the professionals he knew when he was growing up. His old pre-1970 snips are great, but Wiss has changed their manufacture away from those forged snips to cast ones. We now carry Midwest Snips. They are forged, and they are American-made. Midwest also offers "extra-hard snips" for those of us doing stainless and titanium. We offer all of the many patterns offered by this excellent company, and are very pleased to offer you the best on the market today, Midwest Snips."
- Kent White


Midwest Snips Midwest "Standard" Snips

"Standard" Aviation snips are available in three blade patterns with serrated edges on both top and bottom blades. They have a cutting capacity of 18-gauge cold-rolled steel and 22-gauge stainless. Available in three different cut patterns: left, right and straight - More Info -

Item # Description Price Qty
MTC-6716-L   Standard Left Cut Snips   $14.50  
MTC-6716-R   Standard Right Cut Snips   $14.50  
MTC-6716-S   Standard Straight Cut Snips   $14.50  



Midwest Snips Offset Midwest Standard Snips - "Offset"

"Offset Standard" models keep user's hand above the material being cut and they flow material away from blades for ease of cut. These snips have the capacity to cut 18 ga. cold-rolled sheet metal and 22 ga. stainless steel sheet metal. Offset snips have serrated edges on both top and bottom blades and are available in three cut patterns: left, right and straight - More Info -

Item # Description Price Qty
MTC-6510-L   Offset Left Cut Snips   $17.50  
MTC-6510-R   Offset Right Cut Snips   $17.50  
MTC-6510-S   Offset Straight Cut Snips   $17.50  



Midwest Upright Snips Midwest Upright Snips

Right angle blades make cutting easier in tight spaces or when working overhead. These are ideal for working with air ducts and thin aluminum. Due to the decreased leverage the capacity is reduced to 24 gauge cold-rolled steel and 28 gauge stainless. - More Info -

Item # Description Price Qty
MTC-6900-L   Upright Left Cut Snips   $21.00  
MTC-6900-R   Upright Right Cut Snips   $21.00  



Midwest Bulldog Snips Midwest Bulldog Snips

The "Bulldog" or "Notch" Snips, have a shorter cutting length but a larger cutting capacity due to the increased leverage. Easily trim or notch, 16 gauge cold-rolled steel or 18 gauge stainless. These are specially treated for cutting hardened sheet metals such as stainless steel, Inconel, and titanium. - More Info -

Item # Description

Price

Qty
MTC-6716-B   Bulldog Snips   $15.00  



Long Cut - Aviation Snips Long Cut - Aviation Snips

Long Cut snips make long straight cuts. Three styles are available each cuts a different variety of materials. 1) Standard Long makes straight 3-in cuts. 2) Offset model flows material and is designed for cutting corrugated metal panels and other sheet materials. 3) Serrated blade model cuts soft materials only vinyl, plastic, rubber, gasket, screen, etc.

- Cutting Capacity: 20-ga. cold-rolled steel, 24-ga. stainless
- Length of Cut: Offset 2-7/8", Standard & Serrated 3"

Item # Description Price Qty
MTC-1101   Standard Long Cut Aviation Snips   $16.00  
MTC-1102   Offset Long Cut Aviation Snips   $18.00  
MTC-1103   Special Hard - Offset Left Cut   $15.00  



Midwest Special Hard Snips Midwest Special Hard Snips

Built to the same size and shape as "Standard" Midwest Snips, these "Special Hard" models are also specially treated for cutting hardened sheet metals such as stainless steel, Inconel, and titanium. These are great for doing short cuts in sheet metal. If longer cuts are required the "Offset" models are recommended - More Info -

Item # Description Price Qty
MTC-6716-SS-L   Special Hard - Standard Left Cut   $21.00  
MTC-6716-SS-R   Special Hard - Standard Right Cut   $21.00  



Midwest Special Hard Snips Offset Midwest Special Hard Snips - Offset

These "Offset Special Hard" models are great for making longer cuts in sheet metal allowing the material to pass easily around the blades and under the handle - similar to how a throatless shear works. This offset also allows for a much tighter cutting radius when cutting curves. These models are specially treated for cutting hardened sheet metals such as stainless steel, inconel, and titanium. - More Info -

Item # Description Price Qty
MTC-6510-SS-L   Special Hard - Offset Left Cut   $27.00  
MTC-6510-SS-R   Special Hard - Offset Right Cut   $27.00  


 
   
 
 
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