10-104. SOFT TOP REPAIR (Contd)
Since these procedures are a reinforcement guide, you can modify
them to meet individual needs. These reinforcement procedures
are helpful because:
The securing straps reinforce the enclosure and reduce its
The extra wear, damage, and holes in the enclosure are reduced.
Any enclosure can be returned to a serviceable condition at a
significantly lower cost than replacing the enclosure.
Secure six grommets and stud turnbuttons to canvas straps (2), (3), and (4) using twelve clinch plate
turnbuttons, follow procedures found in FM 10-16, General Fabric Repair.
Sew the eight canvas straps (2), (3), and (4) to inside of soft top enclosure (1). Follow procedures for
sewing on straps as found in FM 10-16, General Fabric Repair. Attach straps in the following
(a) Strap A (4) On top front corners of soft top enclosure (1).
(b) Strap B (3) Where the corners of second and third bows make contact with the enclosure (1).
(c) Strap C (2) On the soft top enclosure (1) where second and third bows make contact with soft
top enclosure (1).
e. Soft Top Canvas Repair