ARMY TM 10-1670-271-23&P
AIR FORCE TO 14D1-2-464-2
MARINE CORPS TM 01136B-23&P/1
Figure 2-83. Replacing Gore Section 1.
(g) Bias-cut a piece of appropriate nylon parachute cloth for new section, allowing at least 3
inches of extra fabric on each raw edge. Position new fabric so that selvedged edges lie
parallel to and overlap diagonal seams.
(h) Turn under edges along diagonal seams 1/2-inch so that turned edges are aligned with
outside edges of diagonal seams. Secure to table with pushpins.
(i) Turn under edges along radial seam so folded edges are alined with center of radial seams
Measure one inch from the outside edge of the radial seam as a guide and cut off excess
material. Turn under edges along radial seam so folded edge Is aimed with outside edge of
(I) Baste all edges and remove pushpins.
(k) Using a light duty sewing machine and size E nylon thread, sew a row of stitches, 7 to 11
stitches per inch, around the outside edge of new section.
(I) Turn canopy right side out. Using a light duty sewing machine and size E nylon thread, sew a
row of stitches, 7 to 11 stitches per inch, around the inside edge of the new section.
(m) Remove all basting and make certain radial tape moves freely in channel.