TM 10-1670-280-23&P 0039 00
100-FOOT DIAMETER CARGO PARACHUTE
DEPLOYMENT BAG BRIDLE
THIS TASK COVERS:
Knife (Item 7, WP 0050 00)
Needle, Tacking (Item 13, WP 0050 00)
Pot, Melting, Electric (Item 16, WP 0050 00)
Sewing Machine, Heavy-Duty (Item 21, WP 0050 00)
Shears (Item 25, WP 0050 00)
Yardstick (Item 26, WP 0050 00)
Marking, Aid (Item 21/22, WP 0059 00)
Thread, Nylon, Size 6 (Item 39, WP 0059 00)
Wax, Paraffin (Item 43, WP 0059 00)
Webbing, Nylon, Type VIII, 1 ¾-IN. Wide (Item 50, WP 0059 00)
92R (10) Parachute Rigger
Cleaned. (WP 0008 00)
Inspected. (WP 0009 00)
Laid out on work table.
WP 0006 00, WP 0008 00, WP
0009 00, WP 0014 00, and WP
Inspect a deployment bag bridle in accordance with Table 1., WP 0006 00, PMCS, and WP 0009 00,
Service a deployment bag bridle by cleaning the bridle webbing in accordance with WP 0008 00, CLEANING
1. Restitching. Restitch broken or loose stitching according to original construction details. Using a very
heavy-duty sewing machine and size 6 nylon thread, which matches the color of the original stitching.
Lock all straight stitching by backstitching at least ½-inch. Restitch directly over original stitching following
the original stitch pattern as closely as possible. Stitch according to WP 0014 00, SEWING
2. Retacking. Replace broken or loose tacking which secures the buffer in the deployment line attaching
loop by retacking according to original tacking details, using one turn double ticket No. 8/7 waxed cotton
thread at each of three tacking points. Secure the tacking ends at each tacking point with a surgeons
knot and locking knot. Trim tie ends to ½-inch.
3. Replacing a loop buffer. Replace a damaged or missing deployment line attaching loop buffer on the
cotton deployment bag bridle by fabricating as follows:
a. If applicable, remove the original buffer by cutting the tacking securing the buffer within the attaching
loop. Ensure the loop material is not damaged during the cutting process.
b. Cut a 7 ½-inch length of 1 ¾-inch wide, type VIII, nylon webbing and wax the ends.
c. Double the webbing length and position the folded webbing in the original buffer location within the
bridle deployment line attaching loop.