GENERAL REPAIR – CONTINUED
Binding Tape Repair
Overlap the binding tape using material specified in Section Ill; extending the new tape at least 1/2 inch
(1.27 cm) beyond the damaged area. Turn the binding edges under 1/2 inch (1.27 cm) and stitch 1/8 inch
(0.33 cm) in from the edge of the tape. Material lengths and widths for specific applications are listed in
Table 3. Binding Material Lengths.
Right and left Panel Seams
Shoulder Strap Seams
Pouches (Magazine and Grenade)
Side Pocket (Long) Assembly
Side Pocket (Short) Assembly
Basket, Radio Assembly
Rt/L Side Pocket Assembly
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Replace damaged missing, or malfunctioning D-rings, double bar, and quick release fasteners as
necessary. Remove stitching holding damaged hardware or trim any raveled yarns from torn stitching, Cut
appropriate webbing specified in Section Ill, to the length indicated. Thread hardware to be replaced
through webbing. Sew webbing as in original construction and bartack as appropriate.
Replace Staves and Lower Back Pad
These items are removed by sliding the staves out of their tunnel and the webbing slots of the pad. Install
serviceable items by reinstalling the staves.
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