Andy Classic Aluminum Handled Snips 12″

Sleek styling, easy blade replacement, and original style handles make Malco’s 14″ Andy Classic snips the perfect addition to any tool bag. These snips are ideal for cutting vinyl siding, aluminum, copper, or sheet metal. The sleek head design improves maneuverability making it easier to cut materials such as J-Channel. A full 3″ (76.2 mm) cutting length makes straight shearing with the Malco Andy™ Snip fast and easy. Pressure-fit inset blades make replacement easy while out in the field.

Malco’s 12″ Andy Classic snips are available in two cutting models:

  • M12A  for pattern, straight shearing, mild curve cuts, and multiple layers of material.
  • MC12A for combination cuts left or right and straight cuts.

Also offered in regular style handles.


  • Original Andy Classic Style 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
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

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