TM 10-1670-296-20&P 0012 00
Using HD sewing machine and 8 to 11 stitches per inch (3 to 4 stitches per cm), stitch buffer (2) to
inside loop (3) with size FF thread (1) longitudinally along the centerline. Stitch 1-inch (2.5 cm)
beyond buffer with no backstitch.
2. Fixed Keeper.
Remove unserviceable fixed keeper by peeling off the tape (1), using care not to damage the
Using type IV pressure sensitive tape, starting on an outer ply, wrap the first tape strip (1) around this
ply with the gum side against the webbing.
Wrap tape (1) around the outside of all plies for two full turns with the gummed side away from the
Cut the tape or, (optional method), fold it over gum-side to gum-side.
Wrap tape (2) in the opposite direction two full turns with the gum side toward the previous wraps.
Cut tape (2).