ARMY TM 10-1670-281-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-32-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-32
2-44. Deployment Bag Locking Stow Slot Reinforcement.
This task covers: Repair
Knife, Item 4, Appendix B
Cleaned, paragraph 2-12
Knife, Hot Metal, Item 5, Appendix B
Inspected, paragraphs 2-9, 2-13
Sewing Machine, Heavy - Duty, Item 18,
Laid out on work table
Yardstick, Item 24, Appendix B
Thread, Nylon, Size 3, Item 42/43, Appendix D
Webbing, Nylon, Type XII, 1 23/32-lnch Wide,
Item 60, Appendix D
a. Restitching. 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
b. Splicing. A locking stow slot reinforcement may be spliced an unlimited number of times as follows:
If a locking stow slot reinforcement is damaged on both sides of the small
suspension line stowage flap, a splice will be made on each side of the flap.
Cut a length of 1 23/32-inch wide, type XII nylon webbing long enough to extend 1 inch beyond
each side of the damaged area and sear the ends.
Center the webbing length over the damaged area and, if required, fold the webbing to conform
to original construction details. Secure the full length of the splice material by stitching
according to original construction details. Stitching will be made with a heavy-duty sewing
machine, using size 3 nylon thread, 5 to 8 stitches per inch.