5.3 TENT BODY
This task covers:
INITIAL SETUP :
Industrial Sewing Machine (Table 5-1)
Cloth, Cotton Duck (Appendix C)
Webbing, Cotton/nylon (Appendix C)
Thread, nylon/cotton (Appendix C)
Fabric repairs will consist of panel replacement, large patches,
machine sewing of seams, webbing, and chapes for necessary
(1) Prepare the tent body for repair as directed in FM 10-16.
(2) Methodically inspect essential points of tent as shown in FM 10-16.
(3) Follow all standards in FM 10-16 for fabric repairs.
(4) After repairs are completed, make a final inspection paying particular attention to quality and
thoroughness of repair actions. Check all points outlined in FM 10-16.