Andy Combination Snip for Vinyl and More!

Cut through heavy vinyl siding lock-seams and more with ease. The MV12 Aluminum Handled Snip is part of the legendary ANDY SNIP line of “lightweight snips with the strength of steel”. This unique Andy combination snip design features a knife-like cutting edge to produce a smooth slicing action for easy one-hand operation. The user simply grasps the snip with the red grip up for optimal blade alignment when making straight cuts or left or right circular cuts in a variety of non-ferrous materials including: layered components of heavy grade vinyl siding, aluminum trim coil, landscape edging, vinyl flooring, carpeting and leather. Replacement blades are available and are easily installed in the field.

Attention: Andy MV12 Snip is NOT FOR CUTTING STEEL


  • Strong aluminum frame with comfortable vinyl grips.
  • Big 3-inch (76 mm) high carbon steel blades with a knife-like edge.
  • Makes precise left or right circular cuts to 6-inch (15 cm) diameter and fast straight cuts.
  • Cuts thick or layered vinyl and a variety of other flexible non-ferrous materials.



Q. Can the MV12 be used on steel?
A. Is not made to be used on steel material

Q. What does the V stand for in the name?
A. The V stands for vinyl which is what the tool is designed to be used to cut

Q:  What is the primary difference of the MV12 versus MC12NG?
A:  The primary difference between the MC12NG and MV12 is the profile of the grind on the blades.  Both of the MC12N blades are the same with a 30 degree grind angle.  The MV12 blade setup is unique with one blade ground to 60 degrees and then the other blade is a M12N blade (not MC12N).  This “knife-like” edge makes cutting vinyl siding noticeably better.

My Review for Andy Combination Snip for Vinyl and More!

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A force to be reckoned with.

These snips quickly shear through PVC trim coil with ease. It rips through 8ft plastic siding easy. No mistakes and a solid product made in the USA. The ability to get replacement blades was also a selling point.