Figure 3-29.Tying connector links.
Now position the connector links side by side so
that the top connector links are to the right of the
bottom connector links, then form a noose around
the connector links located on the helpers side
with one of the 100-pound tie cords, as illustrated
in figure 3-29.
Tighten the noose and tie the free end of the
tie cord to the bottom inboard cloth retaining
band loop with three to four half-hitches. Trim
Using the other tie cord in the same manner,
secure the connector links on the packers side.
INSTALLATION OF RELEASE
ASSEMBLY LANYARD AND RIPCORD
Proceed in installing the lanyard release and
ripcord assemblies by marking the clamp release
lanyard 36 inches from the locking pin end. Next,
fold the top end flap onto the container so that
the baseplate faces up.
ENSURE THAT THE BASEPLATE
CLAMP IS POSITIONED OVER THE
HEX NUT PRIOR TO INSTALLING
THE LOCKING PIN (FIG. 3-30).
Figure 3-30.Release lanyard assembly.
Now, position the clamp over the end fitting
of the power cable housing. Insert the baseplate
screw through the clamp holes and into the right-
hand baseplate hole so that the clamp flange fits
over the end of the baseplate, shown in figure
Position the large slotted end of the baseplate
clamp under the screwhead on the baseplate.
Position the manual ripcord housing and power
cable housing under the clamp with two flat sides
together and the other two flat sides positioned
against the baseplate. Place the clamp in the
clamping grooves of the two housings. Position
the small slotted end of the baseplate clamp over
the baseplate stud. Insert the release lanyard
locking pin into the stud hole. Secure the clamp
in place. The locking pin should be finger tight;
if necessary, slightly loosen the screw. Ensure the