e. Replacing Webbing.
(1) The webbing items listed in 2 through 5 below may be replaced. To replace damaged webbing, cut stitching
along side and end of weapons case and along one side of the leather reinforcement. After installing new webbing,
Restitch leather reinforcement, side and end of case using size 5 thread, 5 to 8 stitches per inch and a type VHD sewing
(2) Tiedown loop.
(a) Replace a damaged tiedown loop (1) with a 6-inch length of 1-inch Type III cotton webbing.
(b) Cut stitching, and remove damaged loop.
(c) Turn under ends of replacement webbing ½ inch and position replacement on weapons case (2).
(d) Sew each end of replacement to weapons case with a 3-point WW stitch formation (3) using size 3
thread, 5 to 8 stitches per inch and a type HD sewing machine.