3. Starting from the inside to the outside, secure the connector snap to the pack tray by routing two
turns single gutted, type II or III nylon cord through the grommets on the bottom of the pack tray and
around the hook portion of the connector snap. On the inside of the pack tray, secure with a
surgeons knot and locking knot with overhand knots in the running ends.
Do not catch the pack opening spring bands with the type II or type
III nylon cord while securing the connector snaps.
4. Tack the suspension line free bag deployment pouch to the pack tray with two turns doubled ticket no.
8/7 cotton thread as follows:
Tack the two top corners of the line bag to the pack tray ensuring the tacking passes through the
pack edge binding tape.
Tack the top, back center of the line bag to the pack tray outside edge of binding tape ensuring
the mouth of the bag is not tacked shut.
Make two additional tacks on each side of the line bag, one at the bottom left and one on the
bottom right of the line bag ensuring the tacking passes through the pack reinforcement.
Secure tacked ends with a surgeons knot and locking knot. Trim the ends to within 1-inch of the