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b. Cut a 12-inch length of 1¼- inch-wide, type III nylon tape; sear the ends.
c. Measure and mark 4-inches from each end. Fold the tape between the two marks to the center of
the webbing and sew in place. Use a light-duty sewing machine, size E nylon thread, and 7 to 11
stitches per inch.
d. Fold tape in the center and dip in a mixture of 50% beeswax and 50% paraffin wax for a distance
e. Fold the tape in the center. Place on top of the original stitch formation of the opening loop. Sew
in place using a light-duty sewing machine, size E nylon thread, 7 to 11 stitches per inch, and a 4-
inch point WW formation.
5. Inside retainer band keeper. Replace as follows:
a. Cut the stitching and remove the damaged keeper from the side flap panel.