b. The log record pocket shall be relocated on the inside of the ripcord protector flap. Cut enough
stitching of pile fastening tape to allow bottom of pocket to be inserted. Center the new pocket
on the protector flap and sew with one row size E nylon thread through pile fastener tape and
pocket. Use a medium-duty sewing machine, 7 to 11 stitches per inch, and locked ½-inch on
both ends. The log record book shall be tacked to the 1 ¼-inch, type II reinforcement tape on
the protector flap, with a 3-inch loop of tape, lacing, tying, and secured with a surgeons knot.
9. Ripcord Grip Pocket (T-10R). If ripcord grip pocket cannot be repaired by re-stitching or retacking,
replace pocket as follows:
A new ripcord grip pocket was designed for the MIRPS. When replacing
the standard ripcord grip pocket, refer to illustration A, below.
a. Cut stitching and bartack, and remove damaged pocket from right end flap of pack.
b. After removing bartack, reinforce end flap of pack as follows:
Cut a 5 ½-inch length of 1-inch wide type IV nylon webbing. Cut on a 45-degree angle.
Cut enough stitching of edge reinforcement webbing on each side of flap to insert ends of 5
½-inch length of type IV nylon webbing. Insert webbing in original location.
Sew in place with a box-stitch formation, using size E nylon thread and 7 to 11 stitches per
Restitch edge reinforcement and lock ends of all stitching at least ½-inch.
Obtain serviceable T-10R ripcord grip pocket from stock, and place new pocket in exact
location formerly occupied by the damaged pocket.
Sew new pocket to end flap according to details in illustration (A) below. Use a medium-
duty sewing machine, size E nylon thread and 7 to 11 stitches per inch. Lock ends of
stitching at least ½-inch.