ARMY TM 10-1670-278-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-26-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-27
Deployment Bag Pendulum Line.
This task covers:
Knife, Hot Metal, Item 2, Appendix B
Inspected, Paragraphs 2-9, 2-13
Yardstick, Item 20, Appendix B
Cleaned, Paragraph 2-12
Splicing Aid (See Appendix E)
Laid out on work table
Cord, Nylon, Type IV, Item 9, Appendix D
Group No. 02, MAC, Section II,
Marking Aid, Item 17118, Appendix D
43E(10) Parachute Rigger
Replace. A pendulum line which is damaged or does not conform to the length criteria prescribed
in this paragraph will be replaced by fabricating as follows:
a. Remove original pendulum line by cutting loop formed in line at the deployment bag pendulum line attaching
Do not cut or break the threads in the type IV coreless nylon cord casing while
fabricating a pendulum line.
b. Cut an 85-nch length of type IV coreless nylon cord. Taper-cut 112-inch of one cord end and sear opposite cord
end, in accordance with paragraph 2-19.
c. Using a marking aid, mark cord length at points 6 112- and 8-inches from cord tapered end (figure 2-59).
Insert splicing aid into cord casing at 8-inch mark and work aid through cord to outside at 6 112-inch mark.
e. Pass tapered cord end through deployment bag pendulum line attaching loop and attach tapered end to splicing
Pull splicing aid back into cord casing at 6 112-inch mark and work aid back through cord casing to outside at 8-
inch mark (figure 2-60).
g. Remove tapered cord end from splicing aid. Sear tapered end and make an overhand knot in cord running end
at a point 1-inch back from seared tapered end. Stretch cord loop to draw knot against cord casing.