Once you have loosened the girth-hitch, push the 3½-inch loop up the
sides of the snap hook. Then push the static line from the bottom to the
top so that you can pass the 3½-inch loop over the top of the snap hook.
Pull the static line back through the opening in the base of the snap hook.
d. Remove the USL extension:
Secure the USL extension in your right hand and grasp the USL with your
left hand. With the left hand push the USL towards the USL extension.
Once the girth-hitch is loosened, pull the webbing of the USL extension
through the 3½-inch loop on the USL until it is removed from the USL.
Slide the 2-inch buffer loop over the top of the USL.
4. Attach the snap hook to the USL:
Position the snap hook so the opening is facing outward; lay the static line
flat; ensure the green ID marking thread is on top, also ensure the green ID
marking thread is on the outside of the 3½-inch loop.
Pass the 3½-inch loop end of the static line through the opening in the
base of the snap hook, from the bottom to the top. Pass the top of the
snap hook through the static line loop.
Continue passing the snap hook through the static line loop; pull the
excess static line back through the opening in the base of the snap hook
until the loop is past the snap hook opening.
Turn the 3½-inch loop outward so the green ID marking thread is now on
Slide the loop down to the bottom of the snap hook until the static line is
fully seated in the indents on the side of the snap hook, forming a taut
girth-hitch. Ensure there are no twists in the static line snap hook loop.
5. Stow the USL. Stow the USL in accordance with the Stowing the USL paragraph, above.
FOLDING THE HARNESS
For easier handling of the T-10C/T-10D parachute, after packing is completed, fold the
harness as follows: