(6) Forward End Securing Straps and Heavy Duty Adapters. Replace damaged forward end securing straps (1)
and heavy duty adapters (2) as follows:
(a) Remove damaged strap (1) by cutting along stitching (3) that secures strap to pack. Replace strap with a
length of Type X nylon webbing equal to the length removed. Replace damaged adapter (2) with serviceable adapter of
the same type.
(b) Fold the webbing around the heavy duty quick fit adapter (2) and position strap (1) on the pack in its
original position, as shown. Stitch with 3 inch three point WW pattern as shown (3) using size 5 thread, 5 to 7 stitches
per inch and a type HD sewing machine.