1.1 Depending on the configuration, it may be necessary to remove the ripcord housing from its
attachment point on the harness for access to the pocket. If the harness is attached to the
backpad, disconnect this as well.
1.2 Remove the E thread stitch pattern that forms the pocket on
the main lift web (MLW) [Figure A].
1.3 Mark the ends of the old VelcroŽ and remove from the inside
of the webbing. Note which side of the webbing the hook and
loop are located.
2.1 Cut the replacement VelcroŽ to the correct length.
2.2 Glue the VelcroŽ pieces to their respective locations on the inside of the webbing.
2.3 Using the single needle
machine, sew around the
perimeter of the VelcroŽ as
well as a row of stitching
down the center [Figure B].
the opposite side.
2.4 Resew the pocket with two
rows of single needle stitching
with E thread [Figure C].
2.5 Reattach the harness to the backpad.
2.6 Reinstall the ripcord housing to the harness.
3.1 Verify the correct orientation of the VelcroŽ in the pocket.
3.2 The correct stitch pattern must be used for the VelcroŽ.