ARMY TM 5-5420-212-23
MARINE CORPS TM 08676A-23/2
2-38 LIGHT TACKLE
This task covers:
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's, Automotive (GMTK) (1, Appendix B, Section III)
Rope, 0.394 in (10 mm) diameter x 360 in (9114 mm) long, 8 plait green polyester with ends heat sealed
Light tackle laid on a bench.
Examine rope (1) for chafing and wear, particularly where it passes through hook assemblies (2), plate (3)
and toggle bar assembly (4).
Examine plate (3) and hook assemblies (2) for damage and distortion.
Check tension in toggle bar spring (5), and check for damage/distortion on spindle (6) and foot (7).
If rope is undamaged and hook or plate needs replacing, undo knots, remove damaged item, replace with
new and re-tighten knots in original positions.
If rope needs replacement, obtain new length of rope, tie a knot in one end, same distance as old rope
then mark position of other components and knots and cut them free from old rope, re-threading them on
new rope in same approx. positions secured with knots.
If toggle bar assembly (4) needs replacing, drive out spring pin (8) securing pulley wheel and remove
assembly from rope.
Fit new toggle bar assembly (4), position pulley wheel and secure in place on rope with spring pin (8).