TM 10-1670-277-23&P 0041 00
28-FOOT DIAMETER CARGO EXTRACTION PARACHUTE
DEPLOYMENT BAG SAFETY CORD
THIS TASK COVERS:
Aid, Splicing (Item 1, WP 0056 00)
Knife (Item 5, WP 0056 00)
Sewing Machine, Zig-Zag (Item 23, WP 0056 00)
Shears (Item 24, WP 0056 00)
Yardstick (Item 26, WP 0056 00)
Cord, Nylon, Type IV (Item 6, WP 0065 00)
Marker, China, White (Item 12, WP 0065 00)
Thread, Nylon, Size FF (Item 32/33, WP 0065 00)
92R (10) Parachute Rigger
Cleaned (WP 0008 00).
Inspected (WP 0009 00).
Laid out on work table.
WP 0012 00
Stitch and restitch with size FF thread, which 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. Stitch according to WP 0012 00 and Table 2, WP 0012 00.
Replace a damaged safety cord by fabricating as follows:
Do not cut or break the threads in the type IV coreless nylon cord casing
while fabricating a safety line.
1. Remove the original safety cord from the bottom bag closing loops by cutting the line end loops.
2. Cut a 48-inch length of type IV braided-coreless nylon cord and taper cut each end by ½-inch.