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STOWING 120-FOOT SIX LOOP EXTRACTION LINE TO EXTRACTION LINE PANEL
3. Close Extraction Line Bag.
a. Place 36 x 38-inch sheet of kraft paper (line separator) top stowed extraction line of bottom panel.
b. Fold top panel over and onto bottom panel and line separator; align with upper edge of bottom panel.
Insure that approximately 14 feet of running end (parachute attaching end) extends from upper center
Insure that the extraction line stows do not shift out of position.
c. Cut one 95-inch length of ½-inch wide tubular nylon webbing. Cut one 95-inch and six 10-inch lengths
of ¼-inch wide type I cotton webbing to be used as closing ties.
d. Beginning at lower left corner of panels, secure one end of 95-inch nylon webbing bag-closing tie to
lacing loops located on outside edge of top and bottom panels with three alternating half-hitches and an
overhand knot in running end.
e. Using running end of attached 95-inch nylon webbing bag-closing tie, lace lower end of panels closed,
working from bottom to top, from left to right, forming half hitches between closing loops. Secure end of
closing tie with three alternating half hitches and overhand knot in running end. Trim off excess.
f. Secure top and bottom closing loops together on left and right sides with six 10-inch bag closing ties.
Secure ties with surgeons knot and locking knot.
This tie is for handling and transport only. Remove aboard
g. Beginning at upper top center bridle attaching loops, pass one end of remaining 95-inch closing tie
(temporary handling tie) through top center, bottom right, top right, bottom center, top left, bottom left and
back through top center lops. Remove slack from tie and secure ends with surgeons knot and locking knot.
h. Fold and secure running ends of extraction line to carrying handles using ¼-inch wide type I cotton
i. Attach tag to completed Extraction Line Bag showing date stowed, who stowed extraction line,
length and loop of extraction line.