Man I want to pull that ripcord! Fully packed, inspected, (in 1998) and ready for.......... Well, not sure, maybe for display only?
I'll let the new owner make that call. Measures 16" x 9' x 6", weighs 11 pounds. No rips, tears or fraying, repack log still attached. It is labeled SEPT 1991, as pictured. The bag is nylon, not cotton.
Here is what Mills Manuf has to say about this chute. Diameter (nominal): 24 feet (7.3m).
Number of suspension lines: 24. Diameter: 40 inches (1.016m). Canopy Material: 1.1 oz.
PIA-C-7020, type I ripstop nylon parachute cloth. Maximum Weight Capacity: 360 lbs. Maximum Jump Wind Speed: 15 mph (13 knots). Minimum Deployment Altitude: 500 ft. Maximum Deployment Speed: 150 mph (130 knots).
Age Life: 16.5 years. It has a total of 24 gores and there are 4 panels per gore. The suspension lines are made from Type III, 550# nylon cord. The pilot chute is an umbrella type, which is 40 inches in diameter. The pack is made from nylon duck and contains a pack frame for rigidity.It is fitted with a two-pin ripcord, for the spring activated ripcord pocket. Military style of Velcro fasteners are used on the Ripcord Cover panel and Grommet Panel. Reserve Assembly is intended for use with the 35 ft. T-10B, T-10C or MC1-1B or MC1-1C main assembly.
It is not to be used as a primary canopy. In the event that it is needed, it is manually activated through the use of the ripcord. The basic assembly, when packed for service, weighs approximately 12-lbs (5kg).
The packed assembly requires less than 27-lbs(5.2kg) manual pull on the ripcord handle to activate the spring loaded pilot chute, thereby deploying the reserve canopy instantaneously. All material colors are the new U. Army Parachute Reserve Front Attachment #T10RES Side Pull" is in sale since Sunday, April 29, 2018.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Patches". The seller is "bulbfellow" and is located in Pearland, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica.