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u. Extend the suspension lines to the upper left corner of the large end flap and measure and form a
loop that aligns with the left edge of the large end flap.
v. Using the packing aid, encircle the formed loop in the suspension lines and make a girth hitch in the
w. Thread the knotted end of the packing aid through the locking stow loop located under the protector
sleeve at the upper left corner of the deployment bag.
x. Pull the suspension line formed loop until the loop is aligned with the left edge of the bag large end
y. Remove the packing aid.
15. Installing suspension line stow ties.
a. Cut a minimum of thirty-six 18-inch lengths of ¼-inch wide, type I cotton webbing for use as
suspension line stow ties.
b. Secure the webbing lengths at equal intervals along each row of side strap loops by making a girth
hitch in each webbing length. Ensure the ends of each webbing length are aligned and positioned
toward the respective outer edge of the deployment bag.
16. Wrapping the suspension lines.
a. Extend the suspension lines and center line along the top center of the deployment bag toward the
bridle end of the bag.
b. Using a 12-inch wide by 36-inch long piece of kraft paper, wrap the suspension lines and center line
extended along the top center of the deployment bag.