MC-6 PERSONNEL PARACHUTE SYSTEM
RESERVE PACK TRAY EDGE BINDING
92R (10) Parachute Rigger
Sewing Machine, Light Duty (Item 56, WP 0097
Tape, Nylon, Type III, Class 1, 3/4-inch wide
Lay out on packing table or other suitable area.
Restitching. Restitch edge binding using a light duty sewing machine and size E nylon thread that
contrasts the color of the original stitching and material when possible. Restitch directly over the original
stitch pattern as closely as possible with 7 to 11 stitches per inch. Lock each row of stitching by
backstitching at least 1/2-inch.
Splicing. Splice an edge binding (an unlimited number of times) as follows:
1. Cut a length of 3/4-inch wide nylon tape 2-inches longer than damaged area.
2. Make a 1/2-inch fold under on each end of tape length.
3. Center and fold tape lengthwise over edge of the damaged area. Secure splice by stitching (a
boxstitch formation, 1/16-inch in from each edge, along full length of splice material.) Replace with 2
rows of stitching overlapping the original stitching 1 inch past the spice creating a locking stitch on
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