ARMY TM 10-1670-282-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C53G2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-33
Skirt Reinforcement (Lower Lateral Band).
This task covers:
Knife, Item 5, Appendix B
Inspected (paragraph 2-9)
Knife, Hot Metal, Item 6, Appendix B
Cleaned (paragraph 2-11)
Sewing Machine, Light Duty, Item 17, Appendix B
Unpacked, lying flat on repair table
Sewing Machine, Zig-Zag, Item 18, Appendix B
Yardstick, Item 25, Appendix B
Webbing, Nylon, Type I, 9/16-Inch Wide, Item 33,
Thread, Nylon, Size E, Item 23/24, Appendix D
Stitching. Stitch skirt reinforcement, using a light duty sewing machine and size E nylon thread. Stitch over
original pattern. Lock each row of stitches 1/4 inch at each end.
Splicing. Splice a damaged skirt reinforcement as follows:
Cut a length of 9/16-inch wide nylon webbing long enough to extend 6 inches beyond each side of damage,
and sear ends.
Center webbing length over damaged area and secure the splice by stitching a box-stitch formation along
entire splice (figure 2-50).