REPAIR - continued
2. Pinch the torn edges together.
3. Using a zig-zag sewing machine set to a 3/16-inch wide stitch and size E nylon thread, start sewing at
least 1-inch before the tear and at least 1/8-inch in from the edge. Sew the length of the tear, binding
the torn edges together. Continue sewing to at least 1-inch past the tear (figure 2).
Figure 2. Sew Before Tear.
4. Verify that the repair is functional by using hand tension to pull the mesh perpendicular to the repair.
If it pulls apart, attempt the repair again or replace the entire mesh panel.
Figure 3. Verify Repair Is Functional.