INDIVIDUAL HOT CLIMATE SURVIVAL KIT-Continued
Reseating a pocket grommet. Reseat a pocket grommet according to procedures in paragraph
Replacing a pocket grommet. Replace a damaged grommet on the kit outer case pocket with
a serviceable size O metallic grommet using the procedures prescribed in paragraph 2-9.
Replacing the pocket tie tape. Replace an unserviceable tie tape on the pocket of the kit outer
case by fabricating as follows.
Cut the stitching which secures the original tie tape to the pocket body and remove the
Cut a 15-inch length of 112-inch-wide, type I cotton tape and .wax the ends.
Center the tape length over the original tie tape location and secure the replace- ment
tape with four rows of stitching or bar-tack according to original construc- tion details and
paragraph 2-7, using the specifics in table 2-3.
Replacing a carrying handle. Replace a damaged carrying handle on the kit outer case by
fabricating as follows:
Cut the stitching on both sides of the outer case which secures the original carry- ing
handle to the case.
Cut a 22-inch length of 1-23/32-inch-wide, type VIII nylon webbing and sear the ends.
At a point 5 inches from each end of the webbing length, make a contrasting colored