4-25. Bay Latch Pin and Rope Assembly.
This task covers: Repair
General Mechanics Automotive Tool Kit
Rope, Fibrous (P/N MIL-R-17343)
(Item 1, Appendix B)
a. Repair. (figure 4-12)
Protect nylon rope from excessive heat when welding pin.
(1) Repair pin (1) by welding if cracked, or straightening if bent.
(2) Cut a frayed or otherwise damaged rope (2) from pin (1) and remove thimble (3).
(3) Install thimble (3), and splice 25ft. (7.62 m) of rope (2) onto thimble (3).
(4) Sear rope ends at splice and at end of rope.