(7) Aft End Securing Straps.
(a) Remove damaged aft end securing straps (1) by cutting along stitching (2) that secures straps to pack.
(b) Cut two lengths of type X nylon webbing equal to the lengths removed.
(c) Stitch the two lengths of webbing together, as in original, with a 2-inch double box X stitch (3) formation.
Use size 5 thread, 5 to 7 stitches per inch and a type HD sewing machine.
(d) Position the four free running ends of the replacement straps, as shown and stitch to the pack body with
3 inch three point WW stitch formation. Stich as in (c) above.