Carrying Case (cont).
(2) Darning. Darn a hole or tear that does not
exceed 3/4 inch in diameter or length as prescribed in
para. 3-9, using size E nylon thread.
(3) Replacing leg straps. (figure 3-3)
(a) Remove original leg straps (1) from carrying
case (2) by cutting stitching. Retain buckle (3) for future
(b) Cut a 26-inch and a 6 1/2-inch lengths of 1-
inch wide, type IV, nylon webbing and sear ends.
(c) Slip 1 1/2 inches of the shorter webbing
length through metal buckle (3).
(d) Secure buckle (3) in webbing with a 1-inch
long, single-X box stitch formation.
(e) Position leg straps (1) in original locations
on carrying case (2) and secure with a 2-inch long,
single-X box stitch formation with a double row of
stitches at each end.
(f) Position buckle strap in original location and
secure with a 2-inch long, single-X box stitching
formation with a double row of stitches at each end.