ARMY TM 10-1670-278-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-26-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-27
36-Inch-Long Adapter Web Short Buffer.
This task covers:
Knife, Item 1, Appendix B
43E(10) Parachute Rigger
Needle, Tacking, Item 6, Appendix B
Pot, Melting, Electric, Item 9, Appendix B
Sewing Machine, Light Duty, Item 12,
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, Waxed, Cotton, Size 8/7, Item 26,
Group No. 04, MAC, Section II,
Thread, Nylon, Size E, Item 27/28,
Webbing, Cotton, Type VIII, Item 35,
a. Repair. Replace broken or loose tacking securing the short buffer in the 5-inch-long single attaching loop by
retacking according to original tacking details using one turn double, size 8/7 waxed cotton thread at each tacking
point. Secure the tacking with a square knot and locking knot, trim ends to 112-inch.
b. Replacement. Replace a damaged or missing short buffer in a 2-inch-long single attaching loop by fabricating as
follows (figure 2-71):
(1) If applicable, remove original short buffer by cutting the tacking securing buffer within loop.
(2) Cut a 3 1/4-Inch length of 1 3/4-inch wide, type VIII cotton webbing and wax ends in accordance with
(3) Double webbing length and align ends. Secure aligned ends by stitching two rows of stitching across
webbing width according to details in figure 2-71, using a light-duty sewing machine. Stitching will be 7 to 11
stitches per inch, using size E nylon thread.
(4) Position formed buffer in original short buffer location and secure buffer to attaching loop by hand tacking at
one point (figure 2-83) using one turn double, size 8/7 waxed cotton thread. Secure tacking ends with a
square knot and locking knot and trim ends to 1/2-inch.