(9) Leg Tiedown Tape. Replace a damaged or missing tiedown tape as follows:
(a) Remove the tiedown by untying the slip loop (girth hitch) knot and discard.
(b) Cut a 82-inch length of 1-inch wide, Type II, cotton tape and wax dip cut ends a minimum of 1/2
(c) Fold tape so one end is twice as long as the other. Pass loop through leg tiedown loop, forming a
slip loop (girth hitch) knot around webbing.
(11) Upper tiedown chape. Replace damaged web chape as follows:
(a) Carefully cut and remove stitching (1) which secures the chape (2) to the side securing strap (3),
pack body and discard.
(b) Cut a 5 1/4-inch length of Type VIII nylon webbing, sear ends, and fold the ends 7/8 inch (3).
(d) Position replacement chape as in original and secure to side securing strap (2) and pack body with
5/8 inch double box X stitch pattern using size 3 thread 5 to 8 stitches per inch and a type HD sewing machine.