(4) Lower suspender strap. Replace a damaged lower suspender strap (1) as follows:
(a) Cut stitching that secures suspender strap (1) and strap reinforcement (2) to pack.
(b) Fabricate new lower suspender strap (1) from a 26 inch length of webbing. Sear ends of webbing.
(c) Turn end under 1-1/2-inch, position on pack as in original construction, and sew a 3-inch single-box-
stitch (3) formation using size FF thread, 7 to 9 stitches per inch and a type MD sewing machine.
(d) Reposition reinforcement (2) over suspender strap (1) as in original construction. Sew a single-X
box-stitch formation, 1/8 of an inch from edges of webbing. Sew as in (c).
(5) Lower suspender strap reinforcement (2). Replace a damaged lower suspender strap reinforcement with
a 4-inch length of webbing. Cut stitching, and remove damaged reinforcement. Turn under edges of replacement
webbing 1/2-inch, and sew webbing to suspender strap and container as in (4) (d) above.