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Western-style Hat (with a troublesome Leather Duster)
Category: Clothing
File Size:
26.958 MB
Jun 21, 2012 @ 6:49pm
Sep 15, 2012 @ 12:51pm
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This was an experiment to see if I could make a 3d model of an object I own. In this case, it was my hat (I don't remember the style's name). So, here it is. 2048x2048 texture and 5.3k tris. The actual hat uses buffalo coins (replicas most likely), so I thought Septims would be a nice touch. Made with 3ds Max 2011 and Photoshop CS4.

You can craft it at a tanning rack (listed under leather) for a couple pieces of leather, leather strips, and 8 gold. The hat comes in light armor (very little protection) and clothes (no protection) variants. The light armor one was just because I wanted to get that armor bonus for wearing all light armor.

The hat can be worn by Humans, Khajit, Orcs, Elves, and Argonians both male and female.

Credit to Bethesda for the Septim textures I cannibalized for the hat.

Known issues:
- The hat will clip with long hair. A prime example is default human male hair. Covering long hair makes your character bald, so I decided not to do that.

- The duster doesn't have a first person model (Attempts to assign one have failed. No idea why.)


- As the title states, this is a beta. The ground object (what you see when you drop something) is rather ridiculous and, needless to say, collision doesn't match up. The duster uses body slot 57, so it should wrap around most clothing/armor, but expect clipping.

- I'm hoping having multiple people use it will show whether or not I've eliminated the random polygon stretching bug. I've only scaled polys and reassigned bone weights, but last time it still produced that bug. If it does occur, taking it off and putting it back on should fix it. That, or installing graphics drivers (I kid you not, but the fix didn't last long).

- I think weight sliding works. http://steamcommunity.com/id/Rand0mNumbers/screenshot/939251352002030423 Nailed It.

- I've uploaded the duster only to have a backup of known working copies of the esp and nifs. I need to clean up my working directories.

- There are no 1st person models. I tried plugging in the 3rd person view, but that didn't seem to work.


^Release 1.1:
- Leather Duster is in beta. Females only.

^Release 1.1.1
- Changed the duster's shader properties.

^Release 1.2
- Added Male Duster

^Release 1.2.1
- Added Duster Recipes (Craft and Temper; Under Leather at Tanning Rack)
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Rand0mNumbers  [author] Dec 10 @ 9:43pm 
You'll have to extract the mod's bsa, modify the duster's body group, and make the same edits to the esp.
Aclion Dec 10 @ 9:10pm 
Is there a way I can do that?
Rand0mNumbers  [author] Dec 10 @ 9:04pm 
There's nothing underneath. Not even a body. I set the duster to take up all the slots so all you'd see is shadow.
Aclion Dec 10 @ 8:09pm 
Does anyone know what he uses in the last screenshot that doesn't clip with the duster? (What he wears under it.)
Aclion Dec 2 @ 7:49pm 
Does the duster work now? I'm really happy you made this so I can make Alchestbreach in Skyrim.
Renagadegamer Nov 23 @ 11:39am 
great mode, hat looks great, duster is a bit buged but thats ok just wanted the hat anyway
shadowbeast316 Sep 27 @ 7:50pm 
I need a mod for Roleplay reasons that adds a Dark Blue hat like this, making it look like the Runescape Default Duelest Cap
ebola♣™ツ Aug 23 @ 5:24pm 
i need more hat mods i will be adding this to the many more to come.
NoldoCelu Jun 27 @ 3:50pm 
I am a fan of hats and really love this one, haven't been able to find anything to wear with the duster yet though, maybe make it like clothing instead of an accessory?
hobomonster33 the irish cat Jun 27 @ 5:11am 
i noticed u can wear a item of clothing for torso from radient raaiment under the duster but bits of the clothing clip tru the duster could u fix dat pls