ARMY TM 10-1670-271-23&P
AIR FORCE TO 14D1-2-464-2
MARINE CORPS TM 01136B-23&P/1
(8) Locking stow loop hood. Repair hood as follows:
(a) Cut stitching and remove damaged hood.
(b) Cut a 5 7/8-by 2 3/4-inch piece of 8.8 ounce cotton sateen cloth and turn under the 2 3/4-inch edges
1/4 Inch (A, figure 2-105).
(c) Bind the 5 7/8-inch edges with 3/4-inch type III cotton tape, and turn under ends of tape 1/2-inch.
Using a light duty sewing machine, size E nylon thread, 7 to 11 stitches per inch, stitch the binding
tape with two rows of stitches (B, figure 2-105).
(d) Position the prepared locking stow loop hood in the same place as the one removed. Stitch hood in
place using a light duty sewing machine, size E nylon thread, 7 to 11 stitches per inch in two box X
formations. Finished hood should not exceed 3 inches in width (C, figure 2-105).
(9) Suspension Iine protector cover tiedown loop. Replace tiedown loops that are burned, frayed or torn over
one-half of the loop, as follows:
(a) Cut stitching, and remove damaged loop.
(b) Cut a 6-inch length of 9/26-inch type I nylon webbing, and dip ends to webbing.
(c) Position type I webbing in the same place damaged material was removed. Align the two ends of
type webbing with the top of the webbing reinforcement (figure 2-106).
(d) Sew loop in place on underside of protector cover with a 3-point WW stitch formation on each end of
type I webbing, staying on the webbing reinforcement. Use a light duty sewing machine, size E
nylon thread and 7 to 11 stitches per Inch.
(10) Static line assembly. Repair or replace a static line assembly as follows:
The only repair permissible on the static line is replacement of the safety pin and lanyard.
(a) Repair. Proceed as follows:
1 Cut a 5-inch length of 0.080-inch diameter corrosion resistant steel wire and form a 3 1/8-inch safety
pin (A, figure 2-107).
2 Remove core cords from a 20-inch length of type II or type III nylon cord. Tie an overhand knot in
each end and sear ends. Fold cord in half and attach to safety pin with a girth hitch (B, figure 2-107).
3 Tie an overhand knot in the cord no closer than 5 inches from the safety pin. Run one end of the cord
through the static line loop where the snap hoop is attached and secure on top of the static line with
a surgeon's knot and a locking knot (C, figure 2-107).
(b) Replacement. A static line assembly that is damaged beyond repair must be replaced as follows:
1 Remove damaged static line from deployment bag.