Note: The following procedure is required when the knurling on the friction bar has worn to the
point that the leg strap would slip on opening. In addition, the webbing at the ring location shows
wear and is replaced at the same time. This procedure is typical for a Flexon and Talon 2 articulated
1.1 Remove the leg pad assembly.
1.2 Remove the leg strap by cutting the webbing.
2.1 Use Figure A to cut a replacement leg strap and parts.
2.2 Take the Ty-8 webbing and sew a bowtie fold with the
Ty-4 tape buffer at the 3.50" mark [Figure B].
2.3 Turn the adapter upside down and install the Ty-8 webbing
as shown and glue in place [Figure C].
2.4 Install the bowtie around the ring and glue in place
[Figure D]. The picture shows the inside orientation of
2.5 Double check the correct orientation of the hardware [Figure E].
2.6 Mark the stitch pattern [Figure F].
2.7 Sew the webbing with the harness machine in a 4-point W-W pattern [Figure G].
2.8 Reinstall the leg pad. Route the upper pad flap through the adapter from the bottom
[Figure H] and zigzag.
2.9 Fold the bottom pad under and zigzag in place [Figure J].
Note that the ends of the upper and lower pads are offset to
reduce the thickness to be sewn.