PARACHUTE RIGGER HANDBOOK
 

NOTE: The term “VelcroŽ” is used in a generic fashion for hook and loop fastener. While the rigger should replace the VelcroŽ to match the original configuration, this installation has proven superior for its holding ability and the secure line stow configuration.

1.0 DISASSEMBLY:

  1.1 Mark the location of the old VelcroŽ [Figure A].

  1.2 Remove the old VelcroŽ.

2.0 REASSEMBLY:

  2.1 Cut a new piece(s) of VelcroŽ to match the original.

  2.2 Position the VelcroŽ to the original location.

  2.3 Sew the hook VelcroŽ with a single needle machine. Sew an additional row of stitching down the center of the VelcroŽ [Figure B]. This keeps the center from lifting during use and tearing out the edge stitching.

  2.4 Position the loop line stow VelcroŽ to match the hook and sew along the edge, overstitching the ends [Figure C].

3.0 INSPECTION:

  3.1 Check that the location of VelcroŽ is the same as the original.

  3.2 Check stitch patterns and center stitching.

 
 
 
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