24-FOOT DIAMETER TROOP CHEST RESERVE (T-10R) PARACHUTE AND THE MIRPS
THIS SECTION COVERS:
Bit, Drill, No. 24 (Item 2, WP 0044 00)
Drill, Electric (Item 8, WP 0044 00)
Knife (Item 14, WP 0044 00)
Needle, Tacking (Item 22, WP 0044 00)
Tape, Lacing and Tying (Item 29, WP 0057 00)
Tape, Pressure Sensitive, 1-IN Wide (Item 30, WP 0057 00)
Tape, Pressure-Sensitive, Yellow, ½-IN Wide (Item 31, WP 0057 00)
Thread, Nylon, Size 6 (Item 43, WP 0057 00)
92R (10) Parachute Rigger
Lay out parachute canopy
on repair table. Position
pack, outside up, over
connector snaps, so that
top side flap of pack is
toward apex end of table.
Pass connector snaps
through connector snap
holes from underside of
pack and position snaps on
connector snap buffers.
Inspect connector snaps in accordance with table 1, WP 0007 00.
Repair connector snap for the T-10R as follows:
If tacking is loose or frayed, or if snaps are removed from pack for
any reason, remove old tacking and retack connector snaps to the
pack. Tape, lacing and typing may be used on lieu of size 6 nylon
1. Using a tacking needle with double and waxed size 6 nylon thread, or tape lacing and typing hand-
tack each connector snap at three points as shown. At each tacking point make five turns of the
double thread starting on the inside of the pack assembly. Make sure that the thread completely
encircles the frame bar at each point and that the fabric is not puckered by the tacking.