Repair. Repair of the ladder holddown
consists of fabricating a new retaining strap as follows:
(a) Cut three feet of cotton webbing to
match previously removed retaining strap.
(b) Machine sew loop ends and buckle
(c) Cut webbing end to receive clip and
press clip to webbing.
(a) Install the fastener loops through
the ends of the retaining strap and secure the fastener
loops to the shelter wall with two screws each.
(b) Position the ladder on the ladder
mounting bracket assembly and secure with the
c. Upper Mounting Bracket.
Removal Remove the upper mounting
bracket as follows:
(a) Unlatch the retaining strap and lift
ladder off ladder mounting bracket assembly.
(b) Remove five bolts, nuts, and
washers from upper bracket, cut through sealant, and
remove the bracket and the backing plate. (See fig. 15-
Figure 15-2. Ladder Upper Mounting Bracket, Removal and Installation