TM 10-1670-277-23&P 0036 00
28-FOOT DIAMETER CARGO EXTRACTION PARACHUTE
DEPLOYMENT BAG RETAINER BAND KEEPER
THIS TASK COVERS:
Knife (Item 5, WP 0056 00)
Knife, Hot Metal (Item 6, WP 0056 00)
Sewing Machine, Medium-Duty (Item 22, WP 0056 00)
Shears (Item 24, WP 0056 00)
Yardstick (Item 26, WP 0056 00)
Thread, Nylon, Size FF (Item 32/33, WP 0065 00)
Webbing, Nylon, Type IV, 1-IN., OD (Item 41, WP 0065 00)
WP 0012 00
92R (10) Parachute Rigger
Cleaned (WP 0008 00).
Inspected (WP 0009 00).
Laid out on work table.
Stitch and restitch with size FF, nylon thread that matches the color of the original stitching, when possible.
Lock all straight stitching by backstitching at least ½-inch. Restitch by overstitching each end of the stitch
formation by ½-inch. Restitch directly over the original stitching, following the original stitch pattern as closely
as possible. Stitching will be in accordance with WP 0012 00 and Table 2, WP 0012 00, SEWING
Replace a damaged retainer band keeper by fabricating as follows:
1. Remove the original retainer band keeper by cutting the stitching securing the keeper to the suspension
line stowage flap and the inside of the bag bottom panel.
2. Cut a 305/8-inch length of 1-inch wide, type IV nylon webbing and sear the ends.
3. Make a 1-inch long turnunder on one end of the webbing length and position the webbing in the original
keeper location with the turnunder facing down on the suspension line stowage flap.
4. Secure each end of the webbing length to the deployment bag by stitching a ¾-inch long single-X box-
stitch formation with one double end.