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6. Outside retainer band keeper. Replace as follows:
a. Cut the stitching and remove the damaged keeper from the side flap panel.
b. Cut a 7-inch length of type IV nylon webbing, 1-inch-wide; sear the ends.
c. Mark the webbing ½-inch and 11/16-inch from each end. Mark the webbing 17/8-inches from each
d. Fold-under the webbing at the ½-inch mark and place in the exact location the damaged keeper
was removed. Stitch in place with three straight rows of stitching. Use a light-duty sewing
machine, size E nylon thread, and 7 to 11 stitches per inch.
7. Static Line Slack Retainer. Replace as follows:
a. Cut the stitching of the damaged retainer without cutting the pack body.
b. Cut a 3¼-inch length of class I, cotton elastic webbing.
c. Fold-under the ends ½-inch.
d. Position the new retainer in the exact spot from which the damaged retainer was removed.