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e. Stitch in place with two rows of zig-zag stitching; follow the original construction. Use a zig-zag
sewing machine, size E, nylon thread, 7 to 11 stitches per inch. Overstitch the ends ¼-inch.
8. Waistband. Replace as follows:
All unserviceable waistbands will be replaced with nylon waistbands
a. Cut the stitching that secures the waistband to the pack tray. Remove the loose threads. Ensure
the pack tray material is not damaged during the cutting process.
b. Turn-under the wide end of the replacement waistband 5/8-inch.
c. Position the waistband on the outside of the pack in the exact spot from which the damaged
waistband was removed.