ARMY TM 10-1670-271-23&P
AIR FORCE TO 14D1-2-464-2
MARINE CORPS TM 01136B-23&P/1
2-33. Harness Assembly (CONT).
(g) Cut a 6-3/4-inch length of 9/16-inch Type I nylon webbing, and sear ends.
(h) Center webbing across pad 3/4 inch from one end, and stitch in place with a single-X box-
stitch formation with double row of stitching at both ends, using a light duty sewing machine,
size E, nylon thread and 7 to 11 stitches per inch (figure 2-114).
(i) Position pad under canopy release a shown (A, figure 2-115).
(j) Fold tab around harness webbing, and hand tack ends of tab together with two turns of
doubled and waxed size No. 6 nylon thread (B, figure 2-115). Tie ends of thread with
surgeon's knot and locking knot (C, figure 2-115).
(k) Hand tack opposite end of pad to harness webbing in two places with two turns of doubled
and waxed size 6, nylon thread (B, figure 2-115).
(I) Tie ends of thread with surgeon's knot and locking knot (C, figure 2-115).
(4) Elector snap pad. Replace as follows:
(a) Cut tacking and remove damaged ejector snap pad.
(b) Cut a piece of Type I, 3116 inch thick felt, 6 inches long and 4 inches wide, and round all
corners on 114 inch radius (A, figure 2-116).
(c) Cut two pieces of olive green Type III nylon cloth, 6 inches long and 4 inches wide, and round
all corners on 1/4 inch radius (B, figure 2-116).
(d) Cut a piece of Type III, 1 inch wide OD, nylon tape, 21 inches long. Sear both ends.
(e) Place the piece of felt between the two pieces of nylon cloth so that all edges are even.
Make a temporary hand tack at center of pad 1 Inch in from each end (A, figure 2-117).
(f) Beginning at center of one end, bind replacement pad with length of tape cut in step (d)
above. Sew tape to pad with two rows of stitching using OD, size E, nylon thread with 7 - 11
stitches per inch. Sew one row 1/8 Inch in from outer edge of pad and one row 3132 inch in
from inside edge of tape. The running end of tape will overlap approximately 1 Inch (B,
(g) Tack the replacement pad to snap in two places with two turns of doubled and waxed size 5
nylon thread. Secure the ties on the inside of the pad with a surgeon's knot and locking knot.
Trim cord to 1 inch (figure 2-118).