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9-3/4 in. Compound Action Straight Cut Aviation Snips

$1597
  • Cuts up to 8 miles of 18-guage low carbon steel
  • Serrated blades spread cutting force, saving time and energy
  • Manufacturer's limited lifetime warranty
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Crescent Wiss®

In 1847, Jacob Wiss opened a small shop in New Jersey forging surgical instruments and shears that paved the way for today’s premium line of scissors, snips and specialty trade tools.

Crescent Wiss® Snips

A Long Legacy

In the 1940's, our aviation snips were a key tool for cutting aircraft sheet metal during WWII and became best sellers after the war ended.

Crescent Wiss® Next Generation Snips

Crescent Wiss® Next Generation Snips

Our next generation snips stay true to form with new ergonomic features.

Crescent Wiss® snips cuts up to 8 miles of steel

Cuts 8 Miles of Steel

The shape consistency and proprietary serration process of our snips produce blades that cut up to 8 miles of steel.

Longer cut life than our previous snips

Long Tool Life

Our precision cast blades, along with an improved pivot design, provides a longer cut life allowing you to get more work done.

Improved Pivot Design

Incredible Durability

Our improved pivot bolt design features built-in stops for consistent jaw opening and upgraded spring action for a fast, effortless feed.

Lifetime Warranty

Lifetime Warranty

Crescent Wiss® offers a limited lifetime warranty on our products to be free of defect in material and workmanship.

Crescent Wiss® M1R

Crescent Wiss® M1R

Cuts left from tight curves to straight with red handles for quick identification.

Crescent Wiss® M2R

Crescent Wiss® M2R

Cuts right from tight curves to straight with green handles for quick identification.

Crescent Wiss® M3R

Crescent Wiss® M3R

Cuts straight and slight curves with yellow handles for quick identification.

Crescent Wiss® M1RS1 and M2RS1

Crescent Wiss® Special Series Snips

Ideal for cutting inconel, titanium, and 18 gauge stainless steel. Available in left/straight or right/straight.

Crescent Wiss® M6R, M7R, and M8OS

Crescent Wiss® Offset Snips

Offset blades keep hands clear of cut material. Available in left/straight, right/straight, and straight.

Crescent Wiss® M5R and M45RS

Crescent Wiss® Specialty Snips

M5R Bulldog snips for notching and trimming heavy stock. M45RS Molding Miter snips for cutting all types of small molding in PVC, MDF, and pine.

Crescent Wiss has taken the Aviation Snip to the next level with the advanced MetalMaster Aviation Snips. The precision-cast molybdenum blades have CNC-ground serrations which allow for more uniform serrations that provide a cleaner cut every time. The Crescent Wiss Snips feature extended pivot bolt life due to the superior free-float design. The spring-action design allows for fast, effortless feed. The all-new latch design provides ergonomic single-handed operation for left or right handed users. New extended non-slip handle grips give users better control while cutting. The new generation of Crescent Wiss MetalMaster will cut over 8 miles of steel and feature up to 10X longer cut life than traditional Aviation Snips. The Crescent Wiss Snips are available in left/straight cut, right/straight cut and straight cut.
  • Precision-cast blades feature durable serrations that spread cutting force across jaw improving cut quality and tool life
  • High-speed vibratory finish provides excellent corrosion resistance and high-end aesthetic
  • Upgraded spring-action for fast, effortless feed up to 4X longer
  • Upgraded handle design features built-in stops that provide consistent jaw opening and easy operation
  • Integrated handle ring for hanging and easy storage
  • Crescent Wiss Snips have ergonomic non-slip grips provide excellent control and easy cleaning
  • Ergonomic latch for fast, single-handed operation with either hand
  • The straight cut aviation snips features handles that have built-in stops providing consistent operation and blade opening
  • Ergonomic, single material non-slip handle grips provide excellent control and easy cleaning with built-in hang hole for convenient storage
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I haven't used these much, but when I need them they cut through anything I need!
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    Disappointed
    Video on Home Depot site states that they are made in the USA but packaging says otherwise. Disappointed to say the least
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      Broke immediately
      These broke when I used them to cut aluminum tile edging trim. Snapped on the first cut.
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        Good all around snip for small jobs like duct work...
        Good all around snip for small jobs like duct work
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        cutting blade snapped after the second cut
        I have an old pair of WISS snips that I’ve had for years and they worked great, they were getting a little doll so I decided to buy a new pair unfortunately the new ones are garbage. I was cutting some 20 gauge galvanized sheet metal and after making two cuts the cutting blade snapped broke right off.
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          I own all the major utility knives and this is my favorite. The build is great, it has in-handl...
          I own all the major utility knives and this is my favorite. The build is great, it has in-handle blade storage, has a good heft, and operates smoothly when changing blades and opening. But, on mine the paint is scraping off as shown in the picture. I've seen other reviews that say the same thing. Maybe it was a bad batch. I still really like this knife.
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            Unfortunately, it did not do the job I bought it to do. But, it was useful on another project and...
            Unfortunately, it did not do the job I bought it to do. But, it was useful on another project and easy to use. Good for rewiring, but not for thicker wire that I wanted to cut.
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            3 found this review helpful
            The snips is very accurate and easy to handle.I used...
            The snips is very accurate and easy to handle.I used it to cut the AC ducts and it was quick and easy.
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            My students use these for the steel stud framing portion of the curriculum. They are sharp and la...
            My students use these for the steel stud framing portion of the curriculum. They are sharp and last a long time.
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            5 found this review helpful
            I purchased this product to cut a kitchen backsplash I purchased that was made of super thin ston...
            I purchased this product to cut a kitchen backsplash I purchased that was made of super thin stone. The snips worked great. They cut the stone easily, with precision and with a clean cut on the edges of the stone. Very impressed!
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