This task covers:
Knife, item 3, Appendix B
On work table.
Shears, item 9, Appendix B
Sewing Machine, Heavy Duty, item 12, Appendix B
Yardstick, item 15, Appendix B
Needle, Splicing, item 16, Appendix B
Cord, Nylon, Type III, item 4, Appendix D
Thread, Nylon, Size 6, item 13, Appendix D
Inspect. Refer to paragraph 2-8 for inspection procedures.
Repair of nets is accomplished at direct support (DS) maintenance level only, in
accordance with the Maintenance Allocation Chart (MAC), Appendix B.
Border cord repair. (figures 2-23 and 2-24).
Form a loop on the left side of the damaged area (A, figure 2-23).
Run the long (free) end of the repair cord under both the starting cord and the border
cord, then back through between the two (B, figure 2-23).
Run the long end of the repair cord through the first loop made to complete the knot (C,
Run the long end past the damaged area on the border cord as far as the next mesh
connection, then tie the same knot in reverse.
Secure both end of the repair cord using a heavy duty sewing machine and size 6
nylon thread. (figure 2-24).
Apply antiabrasion compound and allow to dry 24 hours.