This task covers
Shears (Item 48, Appendix B)
Razor Blade (Item 15, Appendix E)
Replace straps. (figure 4-4)
Cut strap (1) off immediately behind frayed part or broken end.
Cut a length of strap (1) from provided spares equal to the length removed plus one inch.
Overlap straps one inch, with new strap on top.
Box stitch straps (seven to nine stitches per inch).