Aviation snip for cutting to the left, right, and centre. Ideal for long straight cuts. Bolt lock ensures the blades won't loosen. Metal lock for easy one-hand operation. Cuts up to 18-gauge cod-rolled steel or up to 22-gauge stainless steel. 3 in. (3.5 cm) durable steel blades. Forged blades deliver up to 10x more cuts than cast blades.