Klein Tools® Journeyman™ Aviation Snips

High Quality Sheet Metal Shears for Contracting and Manufacturing


What's special about these journeyman shears?

  • Forged and heat treated steel sheers designed to cut through 18 AWG cold rolled steel, 22 AWG stainless steel, and a variety of thinner metals.
  • Serrated edges stop metal from slipping out during cutting, helping to prevent inaccurate cuts.
  • Spring-loaded joint forces blades open after each cut, reducing strain on the hands by eliminating the need to manually re-open the blades.
  • Available in left, right, and straight cutting patterns to achieve the most accurate cuts for your specific application.
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When it comes to manufacturing, the experienced professional understands the value of durable, precise tools. Klein Tools® forged steel Aviation Snips are designed to deliver just that with thick, serrated blades and variable angles for high accuracy. Add Patent Pending comfort handles and a spring-loaded joint, and you've got a set of metal shears that is clearly a cut above the rest.

Part # Cutting Direction Handle Color Weight Price
KT-J1101R Right/Straight Green/Black 0.92 lb (0.42 kg)
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  • Color-coded handles are easily identified in your tool box or tool bag.
  • Handle and blade run on separate mechanisms; handle opens only 5.5" (139.7 mm), allowing user to retain a tight grip for greater leverage.
  • Handle ends feature the Tip-Ident® system, which uses a simple picture to indicate the cutting direction of the snips for quick tool identification.
  • Security latch protects blades while not in use, and opens with a squeeze of the handle for quick start-up.
  • Has a loop in the handle for easy wall hanging
  • Patent Pending curved handle design is made of a soft material for increased comfort.
  • Meets or exceeds ASME B107.16M
  • Lifetime Warranty against manufacturing defects
  • Proudly made in the USA US flag
  • Part # Cutting Direction Cutting Capacity:
    Cold Rolled / Stainless Steel
    Length of Cut Closed Length Handle color Weight
    KT-J1101R Right/Straight 18 gauge/22 gauge 1-3/8" (35 mm) 9-1/4" (235 mm) Green/Black 0.92 lb (0.42 kg)
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