ARMY TM 10-1670-278-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-26-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-27
Deployment Bag Closing Loop (Bottom).
This task covers:
Sewing Machine, Heavy Duty, Item 14,
Inspected, Paragraphs 2-9, 2-13
Cleaned, Paragraph 2-12
Laid out on work table
Marking Aid, Item 17118, Appendix D
Thread, Size FF, Item 29/30, Appendix D
Group No. 02, MAC, Section II,
Webbing, Nylon, Type VIII, Item 40,
43E(10) Parachute Rigger
Only the bottom closing loops may be replaced.
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 1/2-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. Stitch
according to paragraph 2-18 and table 2-3.
b. Replacement. 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 13-inch length of 1 23/32-inch-wide, type VIII nylon webbing, sear ends according to paragraph 2-18.
(3) Mark webbing length at a point 4 114-inches from each end (figure 2-61a).
(4) Between two marks made in (3) above, roll webbing edges in to center of webbing width and secure each
rolled edge by stitching a 4-inch-long row of stitching according to the details in figure 2-61b. Stitching will
be 7 to 11 stitches per inch, using a heavy-duty sewing machine with size FF nylon thread.
(5) Double webbing length with rolled edges facing out and aline webbing ends.