ARMY TM 10-1670-279-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-27-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-28
Deployment Bag Closing Loop.
This task covers:
Knife, Item 4, Appendix B
43E(10) Parachute Rigger
Knife, Hot Metal, Item 5, Appendix B
Sewing Machine, Medium Duty, Item 19
Sewing Machine, Heavy Duty, Item 18,
Cleaned, paragraph 2-12
Inspected, paragraphs 2-9, 2-13
Shears, Item 14, Appendix B
Laid out on work table
Yardstick, Item 24, Appendix B
Group No. 02, MAC, Section II,
Marking Aid, Item 15116, Appendix D
Thread, Nylon, Size FF, Item 28/29,
Webbing, Nylon, Type VIII, Item 37,
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 112 inch. Restitch directly over the original stitching, following the
original stitch pattern as closely as possible. Stitch according to para. 2-18 and table 2-3.
Replace. Replace a damaged bag closing loop by fabricating as follows:
(1) Remove original closing loop by cutting loop webbing flush along edge of bag end
(2) Cut an 11-inch length of 1 23/32-inch wide, type VIII nylon webbing, sear ends according
to para. 2-19.
(3) Mark webbing length at a point 3 1/2 inches from each end (A figure 2-60).
(4) Between two marks made in (3) above, roll webbing edges in to center of webbing width
and secure each rolled edge by stitching a 4-inch long row of stitching according to
details in A, figure 2-66, using a medium-duty sewing machine and size FF nylon thread.
Stitching will be 7 to 11 stitches per inch.
(5) Double webbing length with rolled edges facing out and aline webbing ends.