(10) Leg strap. Replace a damaged leg strap (1) with a 41-1/2-inch length of webbing as follows:
(a) Cut stitching (2), and remove leg strap from harness. Remove adapter (3) and buffer (4). If buffer is
damaged, replace it with a 3-1/2-inch length of webbing.
(b) Sear exposed ends of nylon webbing smooth and even. Pass straight end of replacement webbing
through adapter, and fold under end of webbing, 3-3/4 inches. Position buffer between adapter and strap, and sew using
size 3 thread, 5 to 8 stitches per inch and a type HD sewing machine.
(c) Pass replacement webbing under suspension strap from right to left, leaving 7-3/4 inches of webbing
between adapter end of replacement and suspension strap. Pass replacement webbing back over and under suspension.
(11) Leg strap guide (5). Replace a damaged leg strap guide with a 6-inch length of webbing as follows:
(a) Align edges of webbing, and sew them together 1/8 of an inch from edge. Use size 3 thread, 5 to 8
stitches per inch and a type HD sewing machine.
(b) Cut stitching (6), and remove damaged guide from harness.
(c) Position replacement guide (5) on harness with sewn edge to the inside as in original construction and
sew as in (a) above.