Andy Aluminum Handled Snips 12″

Sleek styling, easy blade replacement and larger handles make Malco’s Andy™ Snip more versatile. A sleek head design improves maneuverability. Ideal for making cuts in vinyl siding, aluminum, copper, or sheet metal. Snips are capable of cutting tight material shapes such as a J-Channel. A full 3″ (76.2 mm) cutting length makes straight shearing with the Malco Andy™ Snip fast and easy. Blade replacement is easily accomplished in the field.


  • Larger Handle Loops
  • Sleek Head Design Improves Maneuverability
  • Full 3″ (76.2 mm) Cutting Length – 12″


Catalog #DescriptionLength of Cut in. (mm)Length in. (cm)Net Weight oz. (g)Repl. Blade
M12NAndy 12 in. (31 cm) Pattern Snip3 (76.2)12 (31)16 (454)M12NRB
M12NGAndy 12 in. (31 cm) Pattern Snip "Gripped"3 (76.2)12 (31)20 (567)M12NRB
MC12NAndy 12 in. (31 cm) Combination Snip3 (76.2)12 (31)16 (454)MC12NRB
MC12NGAndy 12 in. (31 cm) Combination Snip "Gripped"3 (76.2)12 (31)20 (567)MC12NRB
M12AAndy Classic 12 in. (31 cm) Pattern Snip3 (76.2)12 (31)17 (482)M12ARB
MC12AAndy Classic 12 in. (31 cm) Combination Snip3 (76.2)12 (31)17 (482)MC12ARB

Capacities: in (mm)

Vinyl Aluminum Copper Stainless Steel (26 Gauge) Galv Steel (24 Gauge) Mild Steel (24 Gauge)
12 .055 (1.40) .035 (0.89) .023 (0.58) .018 (0.46) .028 (0.71) .024 (0.61)


Original Model Replacement Blades

  • M12 use M12RB
  • MC12 use MC12RB

Download Replacement Blade Guide



My Review for Andy Aluminum Handled Snips 12″

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My fiancé got these for work few years ago and we ended up getting another set as they are awesome. First pair still works awesome and haven’t even opened second set yet! Long lasting and used for everyday construction. Cheapest was on here as well.