ARMY TM 10-1670-279-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-27-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-28
Using a marking aid, mark cord at points 6, 9, and 15 inches from tapered end (figure 2-46).
Figure 2-46. Replacement Suspension Line Construction Details.
Pass 7 1/2 inches of tapered cord end through original suspension line attaching loop.
Insert a splicing aid to cord casing at 15-inch mark and pass inserted aid up through cord casing and to
outside at the 9-inch mark.
Insert cord tapered end into eye of splicing aid.
Pull splicing aid and cord tapered end down inside cord casing until 6-and 9-inch marks are aligned
Hold alined marks together, pull splicing aid and cord tapered end down and to outside at 15-inch mark.
Remove cord tapered end from splicing aid and while holding 6-and 9-inch marks together, pull cord at a
point below 15-inch mark to allow cord tapered end to withdraw into cord casing.
Beginning at a point as close as possible to alined 6-and 9-inch marks, use a zig-zag sewing machine
and size E nylon thread, secure formed loop by stitching a 1/8-inch wide, 3-inch long row of zig-zag
stitching. Stitching will be 7 to 11 stitches per inch.