ARMY TM 10-1670-275-23&P
AIR FORCE TO 13C5-25-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-26
2-39. Deployment Bag Panels and Flaps.
This task covers:
Knife, Item 4, Appendix B
Inspected (paragraph 2-9)
Sewing Machine, Industrial, Darning
Cleaned (paragraph 2-11)
Laid out on work table
Sewing Machine, Light Duty (Table 2-2)
Group No. 0205, MAC, Section II,
Cloth, Cotton, 8.2 oz, Item 9,
Thread, Nylon, Size E, Item 29130,
43E(10) Parachute Rigger
(1) Stitching. Stitch and restitch with 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, in accordance with paragraph 2-17b.
(2) Darning. Darn a hole or tear which does not exceed 3/4 inch in length or diameter according to
procedures In paragraph 2-17c, using specifics In table 2-3. There is no limit to the number of darns which may
be made on the bag panels and flaps.
(3) Patching. Patch a hole or tear which exceeds 3/4 inch in length or diameter using 8.2 ounce cotton
sateen cloth and specifics in table 2-3. There is no limit to the number of patches which may be made on the
bag panels and flaps as follows.
Patches may be applied to the inside or outside of Deployment Bag.
(a) Smooth fabric around the damaged area, and secure with pushpins. Do not pin damaged
(b) Using an authorized marking aid of contrasting color, mark a square or rectangle around the
area to be patched and insure one side of marked square or rectangle is parallel to warp or
filling of fabric.