ARMY TM 10-1670-271-23&P
AIR FORCE TO 14D1-2-464-2
MARINE CORPS TM 01136B-23&P/1
Figure 2-122. Installation of Diagonal Backstrap Keeper.
(3) Backstrap keepers. Replace as follows:
(a) Cut stitching and remove damaged keeper and loose threads.
(b) Cut a 7 1/8-inch length of type VI nylon webbing (A, figure 2-123) and sear ends of webbing.
(c) Fold one end under 1 inch and sew with a box X stitch formation, using a heavy duty sewing
machine, size 3 nylon thread, and 5 to 8 stitches per inch.
(d) Measure 2 3/4 inches from the seared end of the webbing. Cut a 1 3/4-inch square piece of
type III nylon duck and sear edges, place on the opposite side of the webbing from the folded
end (B, figure 2-123).
(e) Sew the duck in place using a heavy duty sewing machine, size 3 nylon thread and 5 to 8
stitches per inch.
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