What Are Tin Snips?

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What Are Tin Snips?

Aubuchon Hardware Tip: Tin snips are color coded. Left-cutting tin snips are colored green, while right cutting tin snips are red. Straight-cutting tin snips are yellow. Most manufacturers still use this tin snips color code. Once you get the hang of it, it's smooth sailing, but some people like to mark the handles of their snips for quick reference.

   

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