TM 10-1670-277-23&P 0042 00
28-FOOT DIAMETER CARGO EXTRACTION PARACHUTE
DEPLOYMENT BAG CLOSING LOOP
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)
Sewing Machine, Heavy-Duty (Item 20, WP 0056 00)
Shears (Item 24, WP 0056 00)
Yardstick (Item 26, WP 0056 00)
Thread, Nylon, Size 3 (Item 24/25, WP 0065 00)
Webbing, Nylon, Type VIII, 123/32-IN. (Item 42, WP 0065 00)
92R (10) Parachute Rigger
Cleaned (WP 0008 00).
Inspected (WP 0009 00).
WP 0012 00, WP 0013 00
Using a medium-duty sewing machine, stitch and restitch with size 3, 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. Stitch according to WP 0012 00 and Table 2, WP 0012 00,
Replace a damaged bag closing loop by fabricating as follows:
1. Remove original closing loop by cutting loop webbing flush along edge of bag end reinforcement.
2. Cut a 9½-inch length of 123/32-inch wide, type VIII nylon webbing, sear ends according to WP 0013 00,
SEARING AND WAXING.
3. Mark webbing length at a point 2¾-inches from each end.
4. Between two marks made in 3. above, roll webbing edges into center of webbing width and secure each
rolled edge by stitching a 4-inch long row of stitching according to details in the illustration below.
Stitching will be made with a medium-duty sewing machine, 7 to 11 stitches per inch and size 3 nylon