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23. 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.
24. Wrapping the suspension lines.
a. Extend the suspension lines along the top center of the deployment bag toward the bridle end of the
b. Using a 12-inch wide by 36-inch long piece of kraft paper, wrap the suspension lines extended along
the top center of the deployment bag.
c. Secure each end of the suspension line wrap with one turn single ticket No. 8/4 cotton orange thread.
d. Secure each thread end with a surgeons knot and locking knot.
e. Trim tie ends to 2-inches.