ARMY TM 10-1670-278-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-26-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-27
Deployment Bag Retainer Tie.
This task covers:
Sewing Machine, Light Duty, Item 12,
43E(10) Parachute Rigger
Sewing Machine, Zig-Zag, Item 13,
Splicing Aid (See Appendix E)
Inspected, Paragraphs 2-9, 2-13
Cleaned, Paragraph 2-12
Laid out on work table
Cord, Nylon, Type IV, Item 9, Appendix D
Thread, Nylon, Size FF, Item 29/30,
Group No. 02, MAC, Section II,
Marking Aid, Item 17118, Appendix D
Tape, Cotton, Type I, Item 22, Appendix D
Stitching. 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 112-inch. Restitch by overstitching each end of the stitch formation by
112-inch. Restitch directly over the original stitching, following the original stitch pattern as closely as possible. Stitching
will be in accordance with paragraph 2-18 and table 2-3.
b. Replacement. Replace a damaged retainer line by fabricating as follows:
(1) Remove original retainer bag retaining line by cutting line at retaining line attaching loop on bag inside.
Do not cut or break the threads in the type IV coreless nylon cord casing while
fabricating a bag retaining line.
(2) Cut a 37-inch length of type IV coreless nylon cord and taper-cut each end by 1/2-inch.
(3) Using a marking aid, mark one end of cord length at points 4-, 9, and 13 112-inches from one end, and 4-,
17-, and 21 112-inches from the other end (figure 2-57).
(4) Pass the cord end marked at 4-, 9, and 13 1/2-inches through retaining line attaching loop on bag inside and
center loop between 4- and 9inch marks (figure 2-58).