ARMY TM 10-1670-278-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-26-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-27
Deployment Bag Retainer Tie (cont).
(5) Insert a splicing aid into cord casing at the 13 1/2-inch mark and work splicing aid through cord casing to
outside at 9-inch mark.
(6) Attach tapered cord end nearest 4-inch mark to splicing aid and work aid back through cord casing until 4-
and 9-inch marks are alined.
(7) Hold alined marks together and work splicing aid and tapered cord end to outside of 13 1/2-inch mark.
(8) Remove tapered cord end from splicing aid. While holding alined 4- and 9-inch marks together, stretch cord
length allowing tapered cord end to recede inside cord casing.
(9) Secure formed line loop by stitching a 3116-inch-wide by 2-inch-long row of double-throw zig-zag stitching
according to details in figure 2-58, using specifics in table 2-3.
(10) Cut a 12-inch length of 1 112-inch-wide, type I cotton tape and wax the ends in accordance with
(11) Fold tape length in half lengthwise and aline edges. Using a light duty sewing machine and size FF nylon
thread, secure alined edges by stitching a 12-inch-long row of stitching, 1/8-inch in from alined edges.
Stitching will be 7 to 11 stitches per inch.
(12) Pass cord length free end through buffer made in (12) above and locate buffer between 4- and 17-inch
(13) Insert a splicing aid into cord casing at 21 112-inch mark and work splicing aid through cord casing to
outside at 17-inch mark.
(14) Attach cord tapered free end to splicing aid and work aid back through cord casing until 4- and 17-inch
marks are alined.
(15) Hold alined marks together and work splicing aid with attached cord end to outside at 21 1/2-inch mark.
(16) Remove tapered cord end from splicing aid. While holding alined 4- and 17-inch marks together, stretch
cord length to allow tapered cord end to recede into cord casing.
(17) Secure second line loop using procedure in (9) above and specifics in table 2-3.