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Draw the cord tight and secure the cord ends with a surgeons knot and locking knot.
k. Trim the tie ends at a point 2-inches from the surgeons knot and locking knot.
Using the remaining cord length on the reefing line cutter at line 61 near the bag bottom, pass one
end of the cord through the hole in top of the reefing line arming cable and through the arming loop.
m. Draw the ends of the tie tight and secure the ends with a surgeons knot and locking knot.
n. Trim tie ends 2-inches from the surgeons knot and locking knot.
o. Rigger check number 4.
20. Installing reefing line cutter safety ties. To prevent premature firing of a reefing line cutter while stowing
the suspension lines, install a safety tie on each of the reefing line cutters and remove the safety cotter
pins as follows:
a. Using a length of one turn double, ticket No. 8/7 cotton thread, pass one end of the doubled thread
through the slot in each reefing line cutter bracket, through the hole in the top of the reefing line
arming cable, and draw the tie ends tight.
b. Secure the safety tie with a surgeons knot and locking knot.
c. Trim tie ends to 2-inches.