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Figure 2: Tourniquet preparation

2A: Approximately 6" of the running end of the tourniquet should be threaded through the tourniquet’s buckle assembly. Many experienced instructors and tactical officers recommend you loop the red tip of the CAT back onto the Velcro to help you feel and find it in dark and stressful situations.

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Figure 2: Tourniquet preparation

2B: The threaded tourniquet loops should be folded under the buckle and windlass assembly for storage and easy application when removed.