ARMY TM 10-1670-279-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-27-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-28
This task covers:
Pliers, Lineman, Item 12, Appendix B
43E(10) Parachute Rigger.
File, Item 3, Appendix B
Mallet, Item 8, Appendix B
Set, Chuck and Die, Item 15, Appendix B
Sewing Machine, Medium Duty, Item 19,
Cleaned, paragraph 2-12
Inspected, paragraphs 2-9 and 2-13
Cloth, Abrasive, Item 3, Appendix D
Group No. 02, MAC, Section II,
Thread, Nylon, Size E, Items 26/27,
Repair. Repair grommet as follows:
Remove burrs, rough spots, rust, or corrosion from an installed grommet by filing with a
file or by buffing with a crocus cloth.
Reseat a loose grommet using the procedures listed in para. b.
If fabric area around original grommet has been damaged, repair area by darning using
procedures in para. 2-18c. If darning does not provide an adequate repair, construct a
2 3/4 by 2 3/4 inch sized reinforcement cloth and fold under 1/2 inch on all sides. After
removing original grommet (para. b., step 1) sew cloth to inside with size E nylon
thread, 7 to 11 stitches per inch, one row of stitches 1/8 inch from outside edge and the
second row 318 inch from outside edge (figure 2-53).