ARMY TM 10-1670-279-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-27-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-28
Deployment Bag Safety Cord.
This task covers:
Knife, Item 4, Appendix B
43E(10) Parachute Rigger
Sewing Machine, Zig-Zag, Item 17,
Shears, Item 14, Appendix B
Splicing Aid, Item 25, Appendix B
Cleaned, paragraph 2-12
Yardstick, Item 24, Appendix B
Inspected, paragraphs 2-9, 2-13
Laid out on work table
Cord, Nylon, Type IV, Item 7, Appendix D
Marking Aid, Item 15116, Appendix D
Group No. 02, MAC, Section II,
Thread, Nylon, Size E, Item 26/27,
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 1/2 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. Stitch according to para. 2-18 and table 2-3.
Replace. Replace a damaged safety cord by fabricating as follows:
(1) Remove original safety cord from bottom bag closing loops by cutting cord end loops.
(2) Cut a 25 1/2-inch length of type IV coreless nylon cord and taper-cut each end by
(3) Using marking aid, mark the cord length at points 3,5, and 8 inches from one tapered
end (figure 2-64).