a. Replace the lowering line pocket (1) as follows:
(1) Cut stitching (2) and remove damaged pocket.
(2) Fabricate a new pocket as specified in Appendix E.
Avoid sewing through slide fastener when attaching new lowering line pocket. Damage to the
slide fastener will result.
(3) Position new pocket on weapons case (3), turn edges under 1/2 inch, and sew pocket to case using size 3
thread, 5 to 8 stitches per inch and a type HD sewing machine.