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STOWING 120-FOOT SIX LOOP EXTRACTION LINE TO EXTRACTION LINE PANEL
d. Cut one 42-inch length of ½-inch tubular nylon webbing, fold in half and girth-hitch to 1st, stow loop, center
row at lower edge of bottom panel.
e. Cut two 8 x 16-inch pieces of cotton muslin cloth and two 36-inch lengths of ¼-inch type I cotton webbing,
position at lower edge of bottom panel.
f. Cut and lay aside 36 x 38-inch sheet of kraft paper for use as line separator.
g. Place 120 foot, six-loop extraction line on upper end of pack table or suitable surface.
h. Measure and mark point on extraction line 5-feet from one end (this will be load attaching end).
i. Route marked end of extraction line from upper end of panel to lower end along center row of stow loops.
2. Stow extraction line.
a. Separate extraction lines plies into two groups of six each and wrap each group with piece of 8 x 16-inch
cotton muslin cloth at point immediately above 5-foot mark on extraction line (figure 2).
b. Secure wrapped plies together at each end with two turns of single ¼-inch wide type I cotton webbing
tie with surgeons knot and locking knot.
The extraction line must be firmly secured to the panel to prevent slippage and damage
c. Pass running ends of 42-inch length of ½-inch tubular nylon webbing extraction line, pass each running
end in opposite directions, down and under stow loop and back to top of extraction line. Secure running
ends on top of extraction line with surgeons knot, locking knot, and overhand knot on running ends
Ensure that the extraction line stows are evenly distributed and do not extend
beyond the left and right edge of the panel. Do not secure ties until S-folds are
d. Beginning at lower left corner of bottom panel, make first S-fold/stow of extraction line and secure with
stow ties previously installed (figure 4).