(9) Leg strap Assembly. To replace this assembly proceed as follows:
a Remove serviceable plastic side release (1) by cutting the webbing (2), and set aside.
b Cut webbing and remove damaged part, or if the entire strap is to be replaced, cut stitching (3) that
holds the strap to the container (4).
Splice a leg strap only if at least 4 inches of free running, serviceable end from the attachment
point on the container is available to facilitate overlap.
c Cut an appropriate length of Type VII nylon webbing (2) to splice or replace the leg strap entirely.
d Place plastic side release (1) onto strap as on original construction using new, or serviceable
hardware items salvaged as applicable.
e Turn running end under 1 inch twice (5) and secure with box stitch using size FF thread, 7 to 9
stitches per inch and a type MD sewing machine.