2-5. ASSEMBLY AND PREPARATION FOR USE (Cont)
Putting On Vest.
Unfasten vest's waist sizing strap at rear and don vest.
Engage and fully close slide fastener.
Waist adjustment strap should be snug but not too tight. Overtightening may prohibit quick
release of the armor insert.
Fasten and adjust waist adjustment straps at rear of vest.
Fasten and adjust the chest strap until snug: return excess strap through right pocket tunnel and fasten
with attached keeper.
Attach snap-link carbine through the rescue-lift loops located on both sides of vest near top of slide
Check for proper fit/adjustment of armor and vest by bending, stooping, and kneeling. Adjust as needed.