(4)If damage is in an area that cannot be sewed by machine, tack felt plug securely to nylon duck as shown
using doubled and waxed size 3 nylon thread. Secure thread ends with suitable knot.
d. Repair of Binding Tape. Overlap the binding tape, extending the new tape at least 1 inch beyond the damaged
tape. Stitch tape with two rows of stitching 1/8 and 1/4 inches from edge of tape as in original construction using size FF
thread, 7 to 9 stitches per inch and a type MD sewing machine.
e. Repairing Webbing. The webbing on the pack may be restitched or darned. Restitch loose, broken, or
defective stitching according to original construction details using size FF thread, 7 to 9 stitches per inch and a type MD
sewing machine. Darn using size E thread and a darning machine.