Replacement of the webbing components on the release assembly is not authorized. If assembly webbing becomes
unserviceable and can not be repaired, remove and retain any serviceable hardware, and discard webbing. Replace any
hardware item on an otherwise serviceable release assembly as follows:
a. Shackle. Replace a damaged snap shackle (1) by cutting the stitching (2) that secures the item to the 1 inch
tubular nylon webbing (3).
(1) Cut nylon cord (4) and tape retainers (5) from damaged shackle.
(2) Cut a 6 inch length of nylon tape retainer (5) and a 5 inch length of nylon cord retainer (4).
(3) Install retainers on new shackle (1) as shown. Sandwich retainer ends between 1 inch tubular nylon webbing
(3) and stitch with a box X stitch (2) using size FF thread, 7 to 9 stitches per inch and a type MD sewing machine.