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13. Making locking stows.
Failure to remove the packing aid will cause total malfunction of the
a. Cut a 36-inch length of ½-inch wide tubular nylon webbing, or equivalent, for use as packing aid in
making the locking stows.
b. Double the webbing length and make an overhand knot in the aligned ends.
c. Fold the suspension lines back over the large end flap and measure and form a loop in the lines that
will extend to the right edge of the bag large flap.
d. Using the packing aid, encircle the formed loop in the suspension lines and make girth hitch in the
e. Thread the knotted end of the packing aid through the locking stow loop located under the protector
flap sleeve at the lower right corner of the deployment bag.
Pull the suspension line formed loop until the loop is aligned with the right edge of the bag large end
g. Remove the packing aid.