ARMY TM 10-1670-276-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-29-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-29
2-35. Deployment Bag Static Line Retaining Strap.
This task covers:
Pot, Melting, Item 11, Appendix B
Inspected (paragraph 2-9)
Knife, Item 5, Appendix B
Cleaned (paragraph 2-12)
Sewing Machine, Light Duty, Item 13, Appendix B
Laid out on work table
Yardstick, Item 20, Appendix B
Thread, Nylon, Size E, Item 33/34, Appendix D
Beeswax, Item 2, Appendix D
Wax, Paraffin, Item 40, Appendix D
Webbing, Cotton, Type II, 1-inch, Item 42, Appendix D
a Repair. Stitch and restitch broken or loose stitching 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.
b Replacement. Replace a damaged static line retaining strap located on the side main strap by fabricating as
(1) Remove the original retaining strap by cutting the stitching which secures the strap to the side main strap.
(2) Cut a 5-inch length of 1 -inch-wide, type II cotton webbing and wax the ends.
(3) Make a 1/4-inch-long turnunder on each end of the webbing length and position the webbing in the original
retaining strap location with the turnunders facing down. Secure the replacement strap by making three rows
of stitching across each strap according to original construction details and the details in figure 2-69.
Stitching will be made with a light-duty sewing machine using size E nylon thread, 7 to 11 stitches per inch.