This task covers:
Knife, item 3, Appendix B
Laid out on work table.
Knife, Hot Metal, item 4, Appendix B
Shears, item 9, Appendix B
Sewing Machine, Heavy Duty, item 12, Appendix B
Yardstick, item 15, Appendix B
Webbing, Cotton, item 19, Appendix D
Thread, Nylon, Size 3, item 14/15, Appendix D
Inspect. Refer to paragraph 2-8 for inspection procedures.
Repair of buffer is accomplished at direct support (DS) maintenance level only, in
accordance with the Maintenance Allocation Chart (MAC), Appendix B.
Repair. Repair buffer by restitching using heavy duty sewing machine and size 3 thread. Stitch over
original pattern. Lock each row ½
Inch at each end.
Replace. (figure 2-21).
Remove buffer (1) by cutting stitching.
Cut a 15-inch and 16-inch lengths of cotton webbing.
Position the 15-inch webbing on the Inside and the 16-inch webbing on the outside of lifting
Using a heavy duty sewing machine and size 3 nylon thread stitch webbing with a 2 inch box
stitch and each end.
Figure 2-21. Buffer Replacement.