ARMY TM 10-1670-278-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-26-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-27
2-32. Connector Link.
This task covers:
Mallet, Rawhide, Item 5, Appendix B
Connector link laid out on table
Screwdriver, Flat-Tip, Item 18, Appendix B
Separator, Connector Link, Item 19,
Group No. 01, MAC, Section II
Cloth, Abrasive, Item 5, Appendix D
43E(10) Parachute Rigger
a. Repair. Repair connector link assembly as follows:
(1) Cleaning. Remove burrs, rough spots, rust, or corrosion from a parachute connector link assembly by
either filing with a metal file or buffing with abrasive cloth.
(2) Replacing a locking screw. Replace a damaged or missing locking screw on a parachute connector link
with a serviceable item from stock.
b. Replacement. A parachute connector link assembly, regardless of type, which is damaged beyond repair will be
replaced with a serviceable L-bar parachute connector link assembly from stock. Use the following procedures:
(1) Using a flat-tip (slotted-head) screwdriver, remove two locking screws from ends of a replacement
parachute connector link assembly and disassemble link (see figure 2-50).
(2) Using a flat-tip (slotted-head) screwdriver, remove two locking screws from damaged original parachute
connector link assembly. Disassemble link assembly, using a link separator, as required. If connector
link contains suspension lines, ensure lines are not allowed to slide off damaged link during disassembly
(3) As applicable, position an L-bar of replacement link assembly adjacent to disassembled original link
assembly and slide suspension lines from damaged link onto replacement link.