REPAIR CAB COVER Continued
Secure patch to cab cover with a second row of stitching. Place second row 3/8 to 1/2 inch (10 to 13 mm) from
Turn material over. Cut away damaged area, notch corners, and turn edges in. Stitch turned edges to patch with a
row of stitching no more than 1/8 inch (3 mm) from the edge.
Extensive damage between seams is repaired with a seam-to-seam patch. For seam-to-seam
patch repair, do Step 4.
Repair cab cover with seam-to-seam patch as follows:
Open seam 2 inches (5 cm) beyond damaged area on both sides.
Square off damaged area from seam to seam.
Cut patch 2 inches (5 cm) wider than squared-off section. Allow for 3/4 inch (19 mm) turn-under on sides.
Center patch over cutaway section. Turn sides under and reform double-felled seams at top and bottom.
Finish by stitching patch into place.
Install grommets per FM 10-16. Holes punched in the material to receive grommets shall be smaller than outside
diameter of grommet barrel. Clinch grommets firmly without cutting material.