ARMY TM 10-1670-294-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-33-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-34
2-43. Large Sliding Keeper.
This task covers:
Knife, Item 5, Appendix B
Inspected (paragraph 2-13)
Sewing Machine, Heavy Duty, Item 19, Appendix B
Cleaned (paragraph 2-12)
Pot, Melting Electric, Item 14, Appendix B
Unpacked, canopy laid flat
Thread, Nylon, Size 3, Item 25/26, Appendix D
Webbing, Nylon, Type VIII, Item 36, Appendix D
Beeswax, Item 1, Appendix D
Paraffin, Item 32, Appendix D
After stitching, a sliding keeper must provide as snug a fit as possible around the
adapter web straps while still being large enough to slide into position over the
attaching loop with the long buffer tacked In place.
Remove original keeper by cutting stitching.
(2) Cut a length of nylon webbing, sear ends and wax entire piece of webbing after shaping around
adapter web (para. 2-18).
(3) Wrap webbing around the 12 adapter web lines twice (figure 2-62).
(4) Using a heavy duty sewing machine and size 3 thread, secure large sliding keeper with three
rows of stitching.