ARMY TM 10-1670-279-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-27-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-28
This task covers:
Connector Link Separator, Item 23,
Connector link laid out on table.
File, Item 3, Appendix B
Mallet, Item 8, Appendix B
Screwdriver, Flat-Tip, Item 22, Appendix B
Group No. 01, MAC, Section II,
Cloth, Abrasive, Item 3, Appendix D
43E(10) Parachute Rigger
Repair. Repair connector link assembly as follows:
Cleaning. Remove burrs, rough spots, rust, or corrosion from a parachute connector link assembly by
either filing with a metal file or buffing with abrasive cloth.
Replacing a locking screw. Replace a damaged or missing locking screw on a parachute connector link
with a serviceable item from stock.
Replace. A parachute connector link assembly, regardless of type, which is damaged beyond repair will be
replaced with a serviceable L-bar parachute connector link assembly from stock. Use the following procedures:
Using a flat-tip (slotted-head) screwdriver, remove two locking screws from ends of a replacement
parachute connector link assembly and disassemble link (see figure 2-51).
Using a flat-tip (slotted-head) screwdriver, remove two locking screws from damaged original parachute
connector link assembly. Disassemble link assembly, using a link separator, as required. If connector
link contains suspension lines, ensure lines are not allowed to slide off damaged link during disassembly