Crescent Wiss Tradesman Snips

Crescent Wiss Tradesman Snips Made for pros. Made to last. Professionals know the difference quality makes. That’s why they consistently choose Crescent Wiss, the market-leading brand for aviation snips. Our new Tradesman snips have precision-cast black oxide-coated blades for clean cuts and long life. Tested to deliver over a half-million cuts … ten times the life of the competition and enough to complete over 700 residential HVAC system installs. Made to last in the USA.

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Integrated Handle Ring For hanging or easy storage

Ergonomic Latch For fast, single-handed operation with either hand

Black Oxide Coated Blades For added corrosion resistance yielding years of clean cuts

Precision-Cut Edges Feature durable serrations that spread cutting force across jaw, improving cut quality and tool life

Upgraded Handle Design Features built-in stops that provide consistent jaw opening and easy operation

Optimized Two-Shot Color-Coded Grips Provide excellent control and easy cleaning

We make ‘em just like we used to… only better.

1940s Wiss compound action “aviation snips,” like these from the late 1940s, were a key tool for cutting aircraft sheet metal during WWII and became bestsellers after the war ended. 1990s By the 1990s, Wiss aviation snips featured their iconic yellow, red, and green comfort grips, improved blades, a stronger spring, and new pivot geometry. Today Still made in the USA, Crescent Wiss Tradesman Snips are redesigned for better ergonomics and even more durability. They’re the best performing snips we’ve ever made.

Ergonomic Handle

up to 10X Cut Life

Half a Million Cuts