ARMY TM 10-1670-294-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-33-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-34
2-36. Deployment Bag Closing Loop.
This task covers:
Knife, Item 5, Appendix B
Inspected (paragraph 2-13)
Knife, Hot Metal, Item 6, Appendix B
Cleaned (paragraph 2-12)
Sewing Machine, Medium Duty, Item 20, Appendix B
Laid out on work table
Sewing Machine, Heavy Duty, Item 19, Appendix B
Shears, Item 15, Appendix B
Yardstick, Item 25, Appendix B
Thread, Size FF, Item 30/31, Appendix D
Webbing, Nylon, Type VIII, Item 39, Appendix D
Repair. Stitch and restitch with size FF thread of contrasting color of the original stitching, when
possible Lock all straight stitching by backstitching at least 1/2 inch. Restitch by overstitching each end of the
stitch formation by 1/2 inch. Restitch directly over the original stitching, following the original stitch pattern as
closely as possible Stitch according to para 2-18 and table 2-4.
Replace. Replace a damaged bag closing loop by fabricating as follows:
Remove original closing loop by cutting loop webbing flush along edge of bag end
Cut a 12 1/4-Inch length of type VIII nylon webbing, sear ends according to para 2-18.
Mark webbing length at a point 4 inches from each end (A, figure 2-56).
Between two marks made in (3) above, roll webbing edges in to center of webbing width and
secure each rolled edge by stitching a 4 1/2-inch long row of stitching according to details in A,
figure 2-56. Stitching will be made In accordance with para 2-17, using specifics In table 2-3.
Double webbing length with rolled edges facing out and aline webbing ends
Position formed loop in original closing loop location with alined webbing end placed over
applicable main strap and bag end reinforcement. Secure webbing ends bag end
reinforcement and main strap by stitching a 4 inch four-point WW-stitch formation, according to
the details in B, figure 2-56. Stitching will be made In accordance with para 2-17, using
specifics In table 2-3.