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g. Using masking tape, secure the risers together at a point immediately above the attaching loops.
Dress the vent reinforcement (upper lateral band) to center the
canopy vent lines.
3. Serving the canopy vent.
a. Remove the canopy attaching loop (bridle loop) from the stationary post and dress the upper lateral
band to center the vent lines.
b. Ensuring that the dressed vent reinforcement is not disturbed unnecessarily, slide the attaching loop
to one side of the canopy vent lines.
c. Cut a 10-inch square piece of cotton muslin cloth and wrap the cloth around the center of the vent
d. Center the canopy attaching loop on the wrapped portion of the vent lines.
e. Bring the cloth wrap ends together to form a loop around the attaching loop.
Secure the cloth wrap ends together with a 24-inch-wide, type I cotton webbing. Make the tie with
two turns single and secure the tie with a surgeons knot and locking knot.
g. Trim tie ends to 2-inches.
h. At a point 2-inches above that part of the bridle loop through which the vent lines pass, make a tie
around the bridle loop using 24-inch-wide, type I cotton webbing.
Make the tie with two turns single and secure the tie with a surgeons knot and locking knot.