3-9. Packing Details - continued.
Extend the suspension rope running end toward the second stow loop located at the bottom left of the bag
body. To form the rope stows, make three accordion folds in the rope across the width of the bag to a point
1/2 in. from each edge of the bag and end the last fold on the bag bottom right. Secure each formed stow
with the retainer bands attached to the second stow loops (fig. 3-5).
First Stows of Suspension Rope Completed.
Using procedure in j. above, continue stowing the suspension rope length to a point 12 in. from the top snap
hook on the rope end. Connect the snap hook to the top retainer web loop (fig. 3-6).
At the bag bottom end, connect the suspension rope bottom snap hook to the D-ring on the top of the bridle
and S-fold the bridle on the bag bottom in a manner which will preclude the bridle from extending beyond the
Suspension Rope, Safety Rope, and Bridle Storage Completed.
Beginning at the bottom end of the bag, close the bag by rolling the bag toward the bag top. Secure each end
of the closed bag with one turn single, type 1, 1/4-in. wide cotton webbing, using a surgeon's and locking