ARMY TM 10-1670-279-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-27-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-28
2-47. Deployment Bag Pendulum Line.
This task covers:
Knife, Item 4, Appendix B
Cleaned, paragraph 2-12
Knife, Hot Metal, Item 5, Appendix B
Inspected, paragraphs 2-9, 2-13
Shears, Item 14, Appendix B
Laid out on work table
Splicing Aid, Item 25, Appendix B
Group No. 02, MAC, Section II,
Marking Aid, Item 15/16, Appendix D
Cord, Nylon, Type IV, Item 7, Appendix D
43E(10) Parachute Rigger
A pendulum line which is damaged or does not conform to the length criteria prescribed in this paragraph will be replaced
by fabricating as follows:
a. Remove original pendulum line by cutting loop formed in line at the deployment bag pendulum line attaching loop.
Do not cut or break the threads in the type IV coreless nylon cord casing while
fabricating a pendulum line.
b. Cut an 85-inch length of type IV coreless nylon cord. Taper-cut 1/2 inch of one cord end, sear opposite cord end
in accordance with para. 2-19.
c. Using a marking aid, mark cord length at points 6 1/2 and 8 inches from cord tapered end (figure 2-69).
d. Insert splicing aid into cord casing at 8-inch mark and work aid through cord to outside at 6 1/2-inch mark.