c. Tent Guy Lines and Tent Slips. The tent guy lines (9, fig. 1-1) are made from three-strand, twisted 5/16-inch
diameter manila. They have a length of 13 feet with one end sewed and an eye splice in the other end. The tent slips (8)
are flat, 4 inches long, with magnesium base. They are used on each tent guy line and tent securing line to hold them
secure when the tent is erected.
d. Tent Pins. There are two types
of tent pins furnished with the tent. The tent pins (2, fig. 1-3) are
and are made of steel. The tent pins (1) are 2 feet in length and are made of wood.
e. Tent Cover. The tent cover (1, fig. 1-4)
is olive drab cotton duck and
is fire-, mildew-, water-, and weather-
resistant and is tied around the folded tent to protect it when it is not erected. Two lines (2), identical to the tent guy lines
are looped in two of the grommets (3) and are used with the two remaining grommets to tie the cover around the folded
Figure 1-1. Vehicle maintenance tent