ARMY TM 10-1670-294-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-33-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-34
2-27. Vertical Ribbons.
This task covers:
Knife, Item 5, Appendix B
Inspection (paragraph 2-13)
Knife, Hot Metal, Item 6, Appendix B
Cleaned (paragraph 2-12)
Sewing Machine, Light Duty, Item 17, Appendix B
Laid-out on work table
Yardstick, Item 25, Appendix B
Push Pins, Item 11, Appendix B
Pencil, Marking Aid, Item 12, Appendix D
Ribbon, Nylon, Type III, Item 17, Appendix D
Thread, Nylon, Size E, Item 23, Appendix D
Stitching. Stitch and restitch (para 2-17) with thread size E nylon of contrasting color of the original
stitching, when possible. Lock all straight stitching by backstitching at least 2 inches. Restitch directly over the
original stitch, following the original stitch pattern as closely as possible.
Splicing. Splice vertical ribbon as follows.
There are vertical ribbons on the inside and outside of the canopy.
Fasten canopy section to table and secure with push pins.
Cut a length of type Ill nylon ribbon long enough to extend 4 1/2 Inches beyond damage on
Turn ends under 1/8 Inch, baste in place and remove push pins.
If necessary, turn canopy over and repeat steps 1 through 3.
Using a light-duty sewing machine and size E nylon thread, secure splice by stitching three
rows of stitching, 7 to 11 stitches per Inch, outside rows 1/8 Inch from edge, and over stitch 1
inch beyond ends of new ribbon, Iockstitch 2 Inches (figure 2-44).