ARMY TM 10-1670-271-23&P
AIR FORCE TO 14D1-2-464-2
MARINE CORPS TM 01136B-23&P/1
2-30. Connector Link.
This task covers:
File, Item 8, Appendix B
43E(10) Parachute Rigger
Mallet, Rawhide, Item 17, Appendix B
Separator, Connector Link, Item 27,
Screwdriver, Flat Tip, Item 26,
Connector links laid out on table
Group No. 01, MAC, Appendix B,
Cloth, Abrasive, Item 7, Appendix D
L-Bar connector link assemblies are used on T-10B personnel parachutes. Quick-
fit link assemblies are not to be used on the T-10B parachute.
a Repair. Repair an L-bar connector link assembly as follows:
(1) Cleaning. Remove burrs, rough spots, rust, or corrosion from a parachute connector link assembly
by either filing with a metal file or buffing with a crocus cloth.
(2) Replacing a locking screw. Replace a damaged or missing locking screw on a parachute connector
link with a serviceable Item from stock.
b. Replace. A parachute connector link assembly, regardless of type, which Is damaged beyond repair
will be replaced with a serviceable L-bar parachute connector link assembly from stock Use the
(1) Using a suitable sized flat-tip (slotted-head) screwdriver, remove the two locking screws from the
ends of a replacement L-bar parachute connector link assembly and disassemble the link (see figure
(2) Using a suitable sized flat-tip (slotted-head) screwdriver, remove the two locking screws from the
damaged original parachute connector link assembly. Disassemble the link assembly, using a link
separator, if necessary. If the connector link contains suspension lines, ensure the lines are not
allowed to slide off the damaged link during the disassembly process.
(3) As applicable, position an L-bar of the replacement link assembly adjacent to the disassembled
original link assembly and slide the suspension lines from the damaged link onto the replacement