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24. Installing suspension line stow ties.
a. Cut a minimum of thirty-two 18-inch lengths of ¼-inch wide, type I cotton webbing for use as
suspension line stow ties.
b. Secure the webbing lengths two per loop 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.
25. 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.
c. Secure each end and the middle of the suspension line wrap with one turn single ticket No. 8/4 cotton
d. Secure each thread end with a surgeons knot and locking knot.
e. Trim tie ends to 2-inches.
26. Stowing the suspension lines and suspension risers.
a. Extend the running end of the suspension lines and center line to the upper right corner of the
b. Measuring to the right edge of the stowage compartment, form the first suspension line stow by
making a loop in the suspension lines.
c. Secure the first suspension line stow to the upper right outside strap loop using the first stow tie.