MC-6 PERSONNEL PARACHUTE SYSTEM
MAIN PACK TRAY SNAP FASTENER
92R (10) Parachute Rigger
Lay out on packing table or other suitable area.
Snap fastener repair is limited to reseating, which will be accomplished using the applicable procedures
and tools prescribed in the replace procedures detailed below.
A snap fastener that is defective or cannot be reseated will be replaced with a serviceable item from
stock. However, if only one part of a fastener is defective, such as the socket or stud, just that particular
portion of the fastener assembly requires replacement. Replace a damaged snap fastener as follows:
1. Original snap fastener removal.
a. Cut crimped edge of applicable snap fastener assembly part at three or four points with diagonal
b. Using a suitable type tool, pry back fastener crimped edges and remove applicable defective
2. Reinforcement of original snap fastener area. If fabric area around original snap fastener is
damaged, repair area by applying a reinforcement patch to the outside of the material. Use a 1-inch
square of seared type II nylon webbing.