REPAIR - continued
5. Carefully cut the zig-zag stitching loose from the suspension line. If the line is cut, the suspension line
must be replaced. Butt the ends of the vertical cord of the new netting to the end of the cut vertical
cord on the suspension line. Using a medium duty zig-zag sewing machine, 7 to 11 stitches per inch,
1/8-inch wide throw, start zig-zag stitch 1/2-inch from new netting material. Stitch on the suspension
line and 1/2-inch beyond the end.
If the net section requires replacement, remove the damaged area as follows:
1. Cut the vertical cords close to the top cord sewn to the skirt band.
2. Cut the horizontal cords, except for the top cord; leave one square length plus 1-inch on the outside
of the suspension line loop, where possible.
3. Spread the new piece of netting over the removed section, with the top horizontal cord placed below
the old cord sewn to the skirt band.
If there is insufficient horizontal cord on the inside of the suspension line loop of the
section being replaced to attach the replacement net, the horizontal net cords may be
placed across the suspension line loop and sewn to cords on the other side. Sew the
horizontal for a minimum of 2 inches, sewing directly over the suspension line loop if