Figure 1-10.Harness hardware (page 2).
There are several types of snaps used with
parachutes. They are the plain harness snap, the
quick-fit snap, and the quick-connector snap. The
harness snap is a plain hook-shaped, spring-
actuated guard, which snaps over a V-ring to
secure two parts of the harness together. The
quick-fit snap is similar except that it has a grip
slide bar. The quick-connector snap is similar to
Two types of adapters are used with a
regular quick-fit type harness. They are the
regular harness adapter and the friction adapter.
The harness adjuster adapter is used to adjust
the harness to the wearer, and the friction
quick-fit adapter has a grip slide bar, which
allows the wearer to make quick adjustments to