11-6. REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE-Continued
(b) Replacement of tie tapes
(1) Remove the stitching that secures the tie tape to the hood Separate the
cemented fabric, where applicable, and remove the tape from the hood
(2) Measure an undamaged tape (to include folds and turn unders) and cut
a length from the bulk stock
(3) Install buckles on tape and Install snap fasteners as prescribed In sub-
paragraph d(1 )(b)3 (c)
(4) Sew the new tape to the hood with a single-X box stitch, making sure
that the thread ends are stitched or cross-stitched
(5) Apply a cemented patch on the inside of the hood to cover the stitch-
ing Apply sealer to the outside of the hood at the stitching
(c) Replacement of snap fasteners.
(1) Install new snap fasteners as described in subparagraph d(1)(b)3 (c)
(2) Apply a sealing patch to the inside of the hood to cover the Inner
portion of the snap fastener
(d) Footwear covers
1. Cleaning. Refer to TM 3-220 for the cleaning and decontamination of the foot-
(a) Inspect the fabric for holes, tears, and exposed base fabric.
(b) Inspect the tie tapes for tears and secure mounting to the covers
3. Repair. Patch holes up to 1/2-inch In diameter by use of the toxicological agents'
(e) Boots, M2A1 (NSN 8430-00-820-6295 series).
Refer to TM 3-220 for cleaning and decontamination of boots.
Inspect the fabric for holes, cuts, or exposed base fabric.
Repair. Patch holes up to 1/2 inch In diameter by use of the toxicological agents
protective clothing repair kit. A hole that exceeds 1/2 inch in diameter or a rip
that does not exceed 2 inches will be patched as prescribed in sub-paragraph
d(l) (b)3.(a). The maximum number of patches allowed on the boot uppers Is
three. The sole and instep areas will not be patched.