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10. Arming the reefing line cutters.
The following procedures are for using a G-11 Cotton Deployment
Bag. If using a nylon deployment bag, proceed to the ARMING
THE REEFING LINE CUTTERS paragraph, paragraph 19, below.
a. Position the four reefing line cutters on top of the stowed canopy with the cutter at suspension line 61
placed adjacent to the bag double grommet on the bag bottom, the cutter at suspension line 31
placed adjacent to the grommet on the left side of the deployment bag, the cutter at suspension line
91 adjacent to the grommet on the right side of the deployment bag and the cutter at suspension line
1 placed adjacent to the bag single grommet on the bag top.
b. Cut four 12-inch lengths of type III nylon cord for use as arming cable ties.
c. Beginning with the reefing line cutter at line 1 near the bag top, pass the end of one cord through the
hole in the top of the reefing line cutter arming cable and through the bag single grommet to the
d. Pass the other end of the cord over the top of the bag edge and draw the cord ends tight.
e. Secure the cord ends on the bag outside with a surgeons knot and locking knot. Make an overhand
knot in each running end.