ARMY TM 10-1670-281-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-32-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-32
2-51. 111-inch Long Deployment Line.
This task covers: a. Inspection b. Service c. Repair d. Replacement
Screwdriver, Flat Tip, Item 22, Appendix B
Laid out on work table
Separator, Link, Item 23, Appendix B
Sewing Machine, Heavy - Duty, Item 18, Appendix B
Thread, Nylon, Size 3, Item 42/43, Appendix D
a. Inspection. Inspect a 111-inch long deployment line in accordance with paragraphs 2-9 and 2-13, using
the procedures in table 2-1.
b. Service. Service a 111 -inch long deployment line by cleaning the line webbing and the connector link
assembly in accordance with paragraph 2-12.
(1) Restitching. Stitch and restitch broken or loose stitching with size 3 nylon thread which matches the
color of the original stitching, when possible. Lock all straight stitching by backstitching at least 1/2 inch.
Restitch by overstitching each end of the stitch formation by 1/2 inch. Restitch directly over the original
stitching, following the original stitch pattern as closely as possible. Stitch according to para. 2-19 and table 2-3
using a heavy-duty sewing machine with size 3 nylon thread, 5 to 8 stitches per inch.
(2) Repairing a parachute connector link assembly. Repair a connector link assembly on the 111 -inch
long deployment line as prescribed in paragraph 2-32. In addition, and as required, tighten the connector link
screws using a suitable size flat-top (common-head) screwdriver.
(3) Replacing a parachute connector link assembly. Replace an unserviceable or missing parachute
connector link assembly with a serviceable item from stock.
d. Replacement. Replace an unserviceable 111-inch long deployment line with a serviceable item from