ARMY TM 10-1670-278-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-26-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-27
Deployment Bag Stowage Flap Edge Reinforcement.
This task covers: Repair
Knife, Item 1, Appendix B
43E(10) Parachute Rigger
Knife, Hot Metal, Item 2, Appendix B
Shears, Item 10, Appendix B
Sewing Machine, Medium Duty, Item 15,
Inspected, Paragraphs 2-9, 2-13
Yardstick, Item 20, Appendix B
Cleaned, Paragraph 2-12
Laid out on work table
Marking Aid, Item 17/18, Appendix D
Thread, Size FF, Item 29130, Appendix D
Group No. 02, MAC, Section II,
Webbing, Nylon, Type IV, Item 39,
a. 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. Stitch according to paragraph 2-18 and table 2-3.
b. Splicing. A stowage flap edge reinforcement may be spliced an unlimited number of times as follows (figure
(1) Cut a length of 1-inch-wide, type IV nylon webbing long enough to extend 2-inches beyond each side of
damaged area and sear ends according to paragraph 2-19.
(2) Center webbing length lengthwise over damaged area including edge binding, and secure the splice by
stitching a box-stitch formation, 1/8-inch in from each edge, along full length of splice material using a
medium-duty sewing machine. Stitching will be 7 to 11 stitches per inch using size FF nylon thread.