ARMY TM 10-1670-281-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-32-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-32
This task covers:
Brush, Stenciling, Item 2, Appendix B
Wax, Paraffin, Item 47, Appendix D
Knife, Item 4, Appendix B
Webbing, Cotton, Type VIII, Item 50, Appendix D
Pot, Melting, Item 13, Appendix B
Thread, Cotton, Ticket No. 5, Item 36, Appendix D
Needle, Tacking, Item 9, Appendix B
Thread, Nylon, Size 6, Items 45/46, Appendix D
Sewing Machine, Heavy-Duty, Item 18, Appendix B
Thread, Nylon, Size E, Item 39/40, Appendix D
Sewing Machine, Light-Duty, Item 16, Appendix B
Cleaned, paragraph 2-12
Beeswax, Item 1, Appendix D
Inspected, paragraphs 2-9, 2-13
Ink, Marking, Parachute, Strata-Blue, Item 18,
Unpacked, canopy laid flat
Stencilboard, Oiled, Item 29, Appendix D
(1) Restitching. Restitch broken or loose stitching according to original construction details using the
specifics of paragraph 2-19.
(2) Restencil. As required, restencil identification marks using the procedures of paragraph 2-21.
(3) Retacking. Retack the buffer on the clevis attaching loop end of a riser at each of the original three
tacking points using one turn double, ticket No. 5 waxed cotton thread at each point. Secure the tacking ends
at each point with a surgeon's knot and a locking knot. Trim tie ends to ¼ inch.
(4) Replacing a clevis attaching loop buffer. Replace a damaged clevis attaching loop buffer by
fabricating as follows:
If applicable, remove the attaching loop from the suspension clevis.
Remove the original buffer from the clevis attaching loop by cuffing the tacking which
secures the buffer within the loop.
Cut an 8 ¾ -inch length of 1 ¾ -inch wide, type VIlI cotton webbing and wax the ends.
Double the webbing length and align the ends. At a point ¼ inch back from the aligned
ends, secure the webbing ends together by stitching two rows laterally across the webbing
width. Stitching will be made with a light-duty sewing machine, using size E nylon thread, 7
to 11 stitches per inch (figure 2-126).