EXTRACTION LINE PANEL 0009 00
STOWING 140-FOOT THREE LOOP EXTRACTION LINE TO EXTRACTION LINE PANEL
b. Install 12 rubber retainer bands on left and right row of stow loops of both panels.
c. Cut four 24-inch lengths of ¼-inch wide type I cotton webbing, fold in half and girth-hitch one to 12th stow
loop, right row of bottom panel, and one each to 1st, 6th, and 12th stow loop, right row of top panel.
d. Lay top panel aside for later use.
e. Cut one 38-inch length of ½-inch tubular nylon webbing, fold in half and girth-hitch to 1st, stow loop, center
row at the lower edge of bottom panel.
f. Cut two 8 x 16-inch pieces of cotton muslin cloth and two 36-inch lengths of ¼-inch wide type I cotton
webbing, position at lower end of bottom panel.
g. Cut and lay aside 36 x 38-inch sheet of kraft paper for use as line separator.
h. Place 40 foot 3 loop extraction line at upper end of pack table.
i. Measure and mark a point on extraction line 5 feet from one end (this will be the load attaching end).
j. Route marked end of extraction line from upper end of panel to lower and along center row of stow
loops, align 5-foot mark with lower edge of panel.
2. Stow extraction line.
a. Separate extraction line plies into two groups of three each and wrap each group with piece of 8 x 16
inch cotton muslin cloth a point immediately above 5-foot mark on the 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 during deployment.
c. Pass running ends of 38-inch length of ½-inch tubular nylon webbing previously installed on panel, up
between wrapped piles of 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 an overhand knot on running ends (figure 3).