ARMY TM 10-1670-281-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-32-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-32
2-43. Deployment Bag Locking Stow Loops.
This task covers: a. Repair b. Replacement c. Adjustment
Knife, Item 4, Appendix B
Wax, Paraffin, Item 47, Appendix D
Pot, Melting, Item 13, Appendix B
Webbing, Cotton Type VIII item 50, Appendix D
Sewing Machine, Heavy - Duty, Item 18,
Marking Aid, Item 25/26, Appendix D
Ink Parachute Marking, Item 18, Appendix D
Stencil Board, Item 29, Appendix D
Yardstick, Item 24, Appendix B
Brush, Stencil, Item 2, Appendix B
Cleaned, paragraph 2-12
Inspected, paragraphs 2-9, 2-13
Beeswax, Item 1, Appendix D
Laid out on work table
Thread, Nylon, Size 3, Item 42/43, Appendix D
a. Repair. Restitch broken or loose stitching according to original construction details and the specifics in
paragraph 2-19, using a heavy-duty sewing machine and size 3 nylon thread, 5 to 8 stitches per inch.
b. Replacement .Replace a damaged locking stow loop by fabricating as follows:
Remove the original loop by cutting the loop material at a point adjacent to each of the stitch
formations securing the original loop webbing length.
Cut a 12 1/2-inch length of 1 3/4-inch wide, type VIIl cotton webbing and wax the ends.
Using a suitable marking aid, mark the webbing length at a point 2 5/8 inches from one end and
3 1/8 inches from the opposite end.
Between the two marks made in (3), above, roll the webbing edges in to the center of the
webbing width and secure each rolled edge by making a single row of stitching along the inside
and outside edges of the rolled webbing, according to the details in A, figure 2-133. Stitching
will be made using a heavy-duty sewing machine with size 3 nylon thread, 5 to 8 stitches per
Place the webbing length in the original locking stow loop location with the running ends
positioned over the remaining original loop webbing ends (B, figure 2-133). Secure each of the
webbing running ends by stitching a single-X-box-stitch formation, with one-double end,
according to original construction details. Stitching will be made using a heavy-duty sewing
machine with size 3 nylon thread, 5 to 8 stitches per inch.
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