ARMY TM 10-1670-275-23&P
AIR FORCE TO 13C5-25-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-26
2-36. Deployment Bag Main Strap.
This task covers:
Knife, Item 4, Appendix B
Inspected (paragraph 2-9)
Sewing Machine, Light Duty (Table 2-2)
Cleaned (paragraph 2-11)
Laid out on work table
Thread, Nylon, Size E, Item 29/30,
Group No 0202, MAC, Section II,
Webbing, Cotton, Type II, 1-inch,
Item 37, Appendix D
43E(10) Parachute Rigger
a. Repair. Repair main strap as follows.
(1) Stitching. Stitch and restitch with size E nylon thread which matches the color of the original
stitching, when possible Lock all straight stitching by backstitching at least 1/2 inch. Restitch by overstitching
each end of the stitch formation by 1/2 inch. Restitch directly over the original stitching, following the original
stitch pattern as closely as possible (reference paragraph 2-17).
(2) Splicing. A deployment bag main strap may be spliced an unlimited number of times as follows.
(a) As applicable, according to location of damaged area, cut and remove original stitching
which secures tie loop on bag outside, attaching loop on bag inside, or 1 inch of stitching on
each side of the main strap which secures suspension line protector flap.
(b) Cut a length of 1-inch wide, type II cotton webbing long enough to extend 4 inches beyond
each side of damaged area. Wax ends In accordance with paragraph 2-18.
(c) Center webbing length over damaged area (figure 2-76) and secure each end of splice
webbing by stitching a 2-inch long, single-X box-stitch formation with one double end.
Stitching will be made In accordance with paragraph 2-17, using specifics in table 2-3.
(d) As applicable, reinstall items removed in (a), above, by restitching according to original
construction details and paragraph 2-17.