Reinforcing webbing may be spliced one time.
a. Cut a piece of type II, cotton webbing, long enough to extend 2-inches beyond each side of the
damaged area. Dip the ends of the webbing in wax.
b. Sew the webbing in place with a box-stitch formation, using a light-duty sewing machine, size E,
nylon thread, and 7 to 11 stitches per inch.
c. Outside stitching should be 1/8-inch in from the edge of the webbing. Lock stitches 1-inch.
8. Locking stow loop hood. Repair hood as follows:
a. Cut the stitching and remove the damaged hood.
b. Cut a 57/8 by 2¾-inch piece of 8.2-ounce sateen cloth; turn-under the 2¾-inch edges ¼-inch.