ARMY TM 10-1670-276-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-29-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-29
2-40. Static Line Clevis.
This task covers:
Knife, Item 5, Appendix B
Inspected (paragraph 2-9)
Knife, Hot Metal, Item 6, Appendix B
Cleaned (paragraph 2-12)
Laid out on work table
Cord, Nylon, Type I, Item 11, Appendix D
Pin, Cotter, Item 23, Appendix D
a. Repair. Repair a static line clevis using the following procedures:
(1) Replacing a clevis pin retaining cord
Cut and remove original clevis pin retaining cord from static line clevis body. clevis pin and safety pin (figure
Cut a 16-inch length of type I nylon cord and sear ends.
Pass one half of cord length around static line clevis body, join ends and make a square knot snug against
clevis body (figure 2-73).
Pass one tie running end through the eye of clevis pin and secure the tie end snug with a square knot, leaving
a 3/8-inch long running end.
Make an overhand knot in the remaining running end at a point within 3/16 inch of the square knob.
Secure opposite cord running end to the eye of safety pin using procedures in (d) and (e) above.
Replacing a clevis safety pin.
Remove original safety pin from clevis assembly by untying overhand knot and square knot which secure pin
Replace cotter pin from stock.
Reinstall safety pin in clevis pin.
Pass tie running end through eye of safety pin. Make an overhand knot in running end (figure 2-73).
Secure tie end against safety pin with a square knot, leaving a 3/8-inch running end.
b. Replacement. Replace an unserviceable or missing static line clevis with a serviceable item from stock.