3-14. Strap Assembly.
This task covers:
Inspect strap assembly (1, fig. 3-9) snap hook (2) operation.
Inspect locking pin retaining cord (3).
Strap Assembly, Typical.
Cut a 5 in. length of 0.080-in. diameter corrosion resistant steel wire and form a 3 1/8 in. locking pin (4).
Remove core cords from a 20 in. length of type II nylon cord. Tie an overhand knot in each end and sear
ends. Fold cord in half and attach to locking pin with a girth hitch.
Tie an overhand knot in the cord no closer than 5 in. from the locking pin. Run one end of the cord through
the adjuster of the snap hook and secure with a surgeon's and locking knot.
Replace an unserviceable/unrepairable strap assembly with one from stock.