ORGANIZATIONAL MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
Section I. SERVICE UPON RECEIPT OF MATERIEL
When either new or used tent equipment is remitted it
must be uncrated and inspected to make certain all
will be free from corrosion, rot, mildew, or
items are accounted for and in serviceable condition.
will be of correct design and free of defects.
4-2. Inspecting and Servicing the Equipment
All pins, poles, guy lines, foot stops, and
a. Clean each item of equipment by removing
other components will be of proper design
foreign matter using a cloth or brush. Scrub excessively
and serviceable. Cement patches will be
dirty tent using clear water. Allow tent to dry thoroughly.
accepted if they are intact and secured by
two rows of stitching. Patching will be
b. Make a thorough visual inspection of the tent
limited as follows:
*equipment for damage or worn condition.
c. Check the equipment against the packing list to)
LIMITATION OF PATCHES
make certain all items are accounted for and in
serviceability) classification standards.
4-3. Item Classification Standards
Area patch limitation
New or unused property possessing original
appearance and serviceability.
Unserviceable items which are economically
Serviceability as to be acceptable for issue in
repairable. Equipment that can be repaired for
lieu of Class A property. Items of organizational
65% of the price quote in the current D.O.D.
Federal Supply Catalog Management Data List.
serviceability comparable to not less than 50%
of the life of a new item. Patches and seams
economically repaired. Items coded H will be
will be secure, no loose or broken threads.
disposed of according to applicable regulations.
Section II. REPAIR PARTS, SPECIAL TOOLS, AND EQU I PMENT
4-4. Tools and Equipment
4-5. Special Tools and Equipment None required.
There are no basic issue tools or equipment issued with
the shelter half or the two-man mountain tents.
4-6. Maintenance Repair Parts
Section III. MAINTENANCE OF TENTS
Included with each shelter-half are 5 pins, 3 poles, and
one guy line (attached).
a. Shelter-Hall Tent. The shelter-half tent is made
b. Two-Man Mountain Tent. The two-man mountain
of cotton duck material with cotton warp and rayon
tent is made of wind resistant cotton twill cloth, 5.8
filling, oxford. 7.5 ounce per square yard. It is weather
ounces per square yard. It is fire, mildew, and water
repellent and mildew resistant treated, olive green
resistant. The tent floor is made of waterproof coated
shade No. 107. The tent is attached to other shelter-
nylon cloth. The tent is olive drab in color on one side
half tents by snap fasteners with triangular closing flaps
and white in the other so
on both ends.