in area of the rifle butt or muzzle pockets, carefully remove stitching which holds pocket to pack. Cut a piece of felt the
size of the piece removed. Position felt plug into area cleared and sew as shown. Use size 3 thread, 5 to 8 stitches (3)
per inch and an HD sewing machine.
d. Repair of binding tape. Overlap the binding tape extending the new tape at least 1-inch beyond the damaged
tape. Stitch tape with two rows of stitching 1/8 and 1/4 inches from edge of tape as in original construction using size 3
thread, 5 to 8 stitches per inch and an HD sewing machine.
e. Repairing Webbing.
If the webbing is inadvertently damaged when stitching is being removed, the webbing must be
replaced in accordance with original construction.
(1) General. The webbing on the pack may be restitched.
(2) Restitching. Restitch loose, broken or defective stitching according to original construction using size 3
thread, 5 to 8 stitches per inch and an HD sewing machine. Lock stitching at least 1/2 inch.
c. Repair lowering line pocket (3) by restitching. Use size FF thread, 5 to 8 stitches per inch, and an MD sewing
machine. Lock stitching at least 1/2 inch.