ARMY TM 10-1670-294-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-33-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-34
This task covers:
Brush, Stenciling, Item 2, Appendix B
Inspected (paragraph 2-13)
Knife, Item 5, Appendix B
Cleaned (paragraph 2-12)
Sewing Machine, Light Duty, Item 17, Appendix B
Parachute laid out on table
Shears, Item 15, Appendix B
Yardstick, Item 25, Appendix B
Push Pins, Item 11, Appendix B
Needle, Tacking, Item 1U0, Appendix B
Thread, Nylon, Size E, Item 23/24, Appendix D
Tape, Nylon Type III, Item 17, Appendix D
Repair. Restitching of gore is authorized Use a light-duty sewing machine and size E nylon thread of
contrasting color. Stitch over the original stitch pattern Lock each row of stitches two inches at each end.
Replacement of gore section is accomplished at the Direct Support (DS)
maintenance level only in accordance with the Maintenance Allocation Chart
(MAC) Appendix B.
This procedure is used when It is necessary to replace large sections of gore that
require six or more horizontal ribbons.
Radial ribbons should not be cut unless major repair to a radial ribbon is
Lay damaged gore area on table and tack In place with push pins.
Make a section composed of horizontal and vertical ribbons (A, figure 2-41). Use an area on
an undamaged adjacent gore as a pattern.
Cut required lengths of type III vertical ribbon long enough to extend 6 inches beyond the outer
horizontal ribbons, and cut required number of type V horizontal ribbons to form replacement
Carefully cut out damaged area, leaving at least 1/8 inch from edges of radial ribbons.
Baste section together with size E nylon thread.