ARMY TM 10-1670-282-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-30-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-33
Pack Closing Loop.
This task covers:
Knife, Item 5, Appendix B
Inspected (paragraph 2-9, 2-13)
Pot, Melting, Item 14, Appendix B
Cleaned (paragraph 2-12)
Sewing Machine, Medium Duty, Item 20, Appendix B
Laid out on work table
Yardstick, Item 25, Appendix B
Wax, Item 2, Appendix D
Thread, Nylon, Size E, Item 23/24, Appendix D
Webbing, Cotton, Type 11, 1-Inch Wide, Item 31,
Repair. Repair a side or center main strap as follows:
Restitching. Restitch broken or loose stitching, using a medium duty sewing machine with size E nylon thread.
Stitch over original pattern and lock each row by 2 inches.
Replace. Replace a damaged pack closing loop on a pack closing flap by fabricating as follows:
Remove the original pack closing loop by cutting the loop material at a point adjacent to the upper end of
each stitch formation located on each side of the loop.
Cut a 12-inch length of type 11 cotton webbing and wax the ends.
Make a fold at the webbing center to form a loop according to original construction details.
Position the folded material in the original loop location, allowing the running ends to extend over the original
stitched loop ends.
At a point 1 Inch below the top of the formed loop, secure each running end of the replacement loop by
stitching a 5-inch long two-point-WW-stitch formation according to the details in figure 2-62. Stitching will be
made in accordance with paragraph 2-17, and using the specifics in table 2-3.