TM 10-1670-280-23&P 0027 00
100-FOOT DIAMETER CARGO PARACHUTE
REEFING RING AND REEFING RING RETAINER
0027 00-1/(2 Blank)
THIS TASK COVERS:
Knife (Item 7, WP 0050 00)
Knife, Hot Metal (Item 8, WP 0050 00)
Sewing Machine, Zig-Zag (Item 24, WP 0050 00)
Shears (Item 25, WP 0050 00)
Yardstick (Item 26, WP 0050 00)
Cord, Nylon, Type III (Item 12/13, WP 005000)
Marking, Aid (Item 21/22, WP 0050 00)
Thread, Nylon, Size E (Item 41/42, WP 0050 00)
92R (10) Parachute Rigger
Unpacked, laid flat on repair table.
WP 0014 00, WP 0015 00
Restitch broken or loose stitching on the reefing ring retainer according to original construction details in
accordance with WP 0014 00, SEWING PROCEDURES.
Replace serviceable or missing reefing ring with a serviceable item from stock. Replace a damaged or
missing reefing ring retainer by fabricating as follows:
1. If applicable, remove the original reefing ring by cutting the stitching which secures the ring retainer to the
inside of the canopy skirt band.
2. Cut a 5-inch length of type III nylon cord and sear the ends (WP 0015 00, SEARING AND WAXING).
3. Center the cord length in a serviceable reefing ring and position the cord length on the inside of the skirt
reinforcement tape (lower lateral band) in the original ring retainer location.
4. Secure each end of the ring retainer with a 3/16-inch wide by 2-inch long row of double-throw zig-zag
stitching according to the details in the illustration below, and using the specifics in WP 0014 00, SEWING
END OF WORK PACKAGE