c. Replace a damaged adjustable cross strap, chape adapter or quick-fit adapter as follows:
(1) Replacement of adjustable cross strap (1).
(a) Carefully cut and remove stitching (2) that secures the strap (1) to harness (3). Remove adapter
(4) from strap and discard.
(b) Cut a 21-inch length of Type VIII nylon webbing and sear ends.
(c) Position nylon webbing on bottom side of harness (3) as in original location and stitch with double
box X stitch pattern (2). Use size 3 thread, 6 to 8 stitches per inch, and a type HD sewing machine.
(d) Thread other end of webbing through quick-fit adapter (4) and fold end eight times (nine plies thick)
1-1/2 inches wide and stitch with three rows of stitching (5) located in the center. Use size 3 thread, 6 to 8 stitches per
inch, and a type HD sewing machine.
(2) Replacement of chape adapter (6) or damaged quick-fit adapter (4).
(a) Carefully cut and remove stitching (7) which secures the chape adapter (6) to the harness (3) and
discard chape adapter.
(b) Cut a 5-inch length of Type VIII nylon webbing, sear ends and fold in center.