(2) Carrying Handle Strap. Replace damaged carrying handle strap as follows:
(a) Remove damaged handle by cutting and removing stitching (1) of the two 2 inch box X patterns
which secure the handle (2) to the pack at the leg tiedown tape end (3). Cut the webbing along the side securing strap
(4) at the other end and discard.
(b) Make new handle as specified in Appendix E.
(c) Turn under ends 1 1/4 inch and position replacement strap on top of side securing strap over cut
end of old carrying handle, and over other end as in original construction using size 3 thread 5 to 8 stitches per inch and
a type HD sewing machine.