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e. Roll each webbing end to form five plies. Use a heavy-duty sewing machine, size 6 nylon thread
and 5 to 8 stitches per inch, to sew a box formation on the rolled webbing.
Restencil, on the horizontal back-strap, the data that was on the removed horizontal back-strap:
the date of harness manufacture, the date placed into service, or any other pertinent data.
3. Canopy release pad. Replace as follows:
a. Cut the tacking and remove the unserviceable canopy release pad.
b. Cut a piece of type III, nylon duck cloth, 8½-inches-long and 53/8-inches-wide.
c. Fold the cloth in half; align the 53/8-inch side, and stitch ½-inch from the edge on the 53/8-inch side,
and one of the 4¼-inch sides. Use a light-duty sewing machine, size E nylon thread, and 7 to 11
stitches per inch.