5-12. M3 TAP AND M40 TAP SPECIAL PURPOSE HOODS. (CONT)
Replace Shoulder Straps.
Remove the stitching (1) that secures the shoulder straps (2) to the hood (3). Separate the cemented
fabric, where applicable by pulling it apart, and remove the straps (2) from the hood (3).
Obtain a shoulder strap (2) from salvage, or fabricate one as follows:
Measure an undamaged strap (2) (to include folds and turn unders), and cut a length from bulk stock
or salvaged material (also see Appendix G, Illustrated List of Manufactured Items).
Use maintenance kit adhesive in a well ventilated area only and avoid skin contact. Wear proper
protective equipment. Failure to do so may result in light-headedness or a burning sensation to
the eyes and skin. In case of skin contact, wash with soap and water. If vapors become strong,
leave the area and allow to ventilate.