This MidWest Snips MWT-P1 Aviation Snip is a precision tool that will make cutting easy. It has an overall length of 9 1/2 in., making it ideal for large cuts. The aviation snip has a cutting action of straight, and the cut length is 1 in. With a 24 mild steel metal gauge, this snip is sturdy and durable. The ergonomic handle design provides comfortable grip, even with prolonged use. The safety latch allows you to keep your hands away from the blade when not in use. This MidWest Snips 9 1/2" Aviation Snip makes precise cuts simple and quick, giving you accurate results every time.