4. Pack closing loop. Replace as follows:
a. Cut the damaged loop at the first row of stitching securing the loop to the pack tray.
b. Cut a 12-inch length of 1-inch-wide, type IV 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.