ARMY TM 10-1670-282-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-30-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-33
Suspension Line Reinforcement.
This task covers:
Tools: Equipment Condition:
Knife, Item 5, Appendix B
Inspected (paragraph 2-9, 2-13)
Knife, Hot Metal, Item 6, Appendix B
Cleaned (paragraph 2-12)
Sewing Machine, Medium Duty, Item 20, Appendix B
Unpacked, laid flat on table
Yardstick, Item 25, Appendix B
Webbing, Nylon, Type XII, Item 36, Appendix D
Thread, Nylon, Size 3, Items 25/26, Appendix D
Restitch. Restitch broken or loose stitching, using a medium duty sewing machine and size 3 nylon thread,
according to original construction details using the specifics In table 2-3.
Replace. Replace a damaged suspension line reinforcement by fabricating as follows:
Remove the original reinforcement by cutting the stitching which secures the reinforcement webbing to the
suspension lines and the riser strap upper end.
Cut a 5 1/4-inch length of type XII nylon webbing and sear the ends.
Place one end of the webbing length across the suspension lines in the original reinforcement location and a
line the edge of the webbing end with the outside edge of the riser strap.
Using the webbing running end, make 1 1/2 turns around the riser strap and secure the reinforcement by
stitching a single-X-box-stitch formation with two double ends according to original construction details and
figure 2-53. Stitching will be made using the specifics in table 2-3.