ARMY TM 10-1670-279-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-27-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-28
Deployment Bag Retainer Band Keeper.
This task covers:
Knife, Item 4, Appendix B
43E(10) Parachute Rigger
Pot, Melting, Item 13, Appendix B
Sewing Machine, Light-Duty, Item 16,
Sewing Machine, Zig-Zag, Item 17,
Cleaned, paragraph 2-12
Inspected, paragraphs 2-9, 2-13
Shears, Item 14, Appendix B
Laid out on work table
Splicing Aid, Item 25, Appendix B
Yardstick, Item 24, Appendix B
Group No. 02, MAC, Section II,
Cord, Nylon, Type IV, Item 7, Appendix D
Marking Aid, Item 15116, Appendix D
Thread, Size FF, Nylon, Item 28129,
Thread, Nylon, Size E, Item 26127, Appendix D
Tape, Cotton, Type I, 1 112-Inch, Item 20
Repair. 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 1/2 inch. Restitch directly over the original stitching, following the
original stitch pattern as closely as possible. Stitching will be in accordance with para. 2-18 and table
Replace. Replace a damaged retainer line by fabricating as follows:
(1) Remove original bag retainer line by cutting line at retainer line attaching loop on bag
Do not cut or break the threads in the type IV coreless nylon cord casing while
fabricating a bag retaining line.
(2) Cut a 39-inch length of type IV coreless nylon cord and taper-cut eachend by 1/2 inch.
(3) Using a marking aid, mark one end of cord length at points 4, 9, and 13 112 inches from
one end, and 4, 17, and 21 112 inches from the other end (figure 2-58).