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par1.jpg (12814 bytes) INITIAL ’CHUTE PREPARATION
Measure each shroud line and make a mark at the midpoint. Loosely tie the shroud lines at the end into a simple overhand knot, making sure the marks you made stay together.
par2.jpg (10026 bytes) Holding the shroud lines at the midpoint marks to make sure they stay together, pull the knot tight, leaving a small loop at the end of the tied lines.
par3.jpg (12909 bytes) PREPARATION FOR FLIGHT
Fold the chute panel-over-panel as shown, then lay the shroud lines on the folded chute leaving the knot and loop just below the chute.
par4.jpg (7911 bytes) Now fold the chute in half twice over the shroud lines, capturing them inside the chute.
par5.jpg (8552 bytes) Fold the top third of the chute over lengthwise...
par6.jpg (8273 bytes) ...then fold it lengthwise again.
par7.jpg (9294 bytes) Attach the chute to the shock cord, kwik-link, or other attachment point on the rocket at the loop.
par8.jpg (6754 bytes) Load the shock cord into the airframe, then push in the chute bundle shroud line end first, just far enough to allow easy installation of the nosecone or payload section.

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