(5) Side Securing Strap Quick Fit Adapters. Replace damaged hardware as follows:
(a) Remove adapter (1) by cutting the webbing chape (2) as close to the 3 point WW stitch pattern (3) as
possible. Discard adapter.
(b) Cut a 3 3/4 inch buffer of Type VIII nylon webbing and fold so ends are offset 1/2 inch.
(c) Cut a 7 1/2 inch adapter chape of Type VIII nylon webbing. Fold Webbing 1/2 and 3 3/4 inches from one
(d) Place buffer and chape on serviceable adapter, position replacement on top of original, and sew with a 3
inch 3 point WW stitch formation using size 3 thread, 6 to 8 stitches per inch and a type HD sewing machine.