When you need the most reliable and over built fly fishing nippers on the market you need the Abel Nippers. Re-envisioned with high quality parts, and perfected performance, the Abel Nipper features two jaws with knife grade steel cutting blades that cleanly snip 8X tippet, heavy leader material, and even braided backing. Overbuilt? Yes. Overkill? Definitely not. One of the most essential items to include in your kit! 100% Made In The USA.