ARMY TM 10-1670-271-23&P
AIR FORCE TO 14D1-2-464-2
MARINE CORPS TM 01136B-23&P/1
2-34. Pack Tray (CONT).
(d) Sew waistband using a heavy duty sewing machine, size 3 nylon thread, and 5 to 8 stitches
per inch, following details of original construction (figure 2-133).
Figure 2-133. Waistband Replacement Details.
(8) Waistband adjuster panel. Replace a damaged waistband adjuster panel by fabricating as follows
(a) Cut the stitching which secures the original adjuster panel to the pack tray and remove the
unserviceable panel. Also remove the cut stitching. Ensure the pack tray material is not
damaged during the cutting process.
(b) If the metal adapter on the original adjuster panel is serviceable, cut the panel webbing and
remove the adapter for further use. If the adapter is not considered serviceable, replace with
a serviceable item from stock
(c) Cut a 16 1/4-inch length and a 5-inch length of 1-23/32-inch-wide, Type VIII green nylon
webbing and sear the ends of both lengths.
(d) Pass the 16 1/4-inch length of webbing around the center bar of a serviceable adapter and
aline the webbing ends. This length of material shall constitute the adjuster panel webbing