Fallout New Vegas

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elr0y7

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Put your gambling hat low, or real low.

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Lowers the Dapper, Fancy, Stylish, Suave and Well-heeled Gambler Hats on the head.

Description:
The gambler hats are some of my favorite vanilla hats to wear, but I always felt that they were a bit too high on the characters' heads.  That may be how people wore them at the time, but I like wearing my hats a bit low.  Besides, it's better for hiding your tells while gambling ;)

This mod edits the meshes for the Dapper Gambler Hat, The Fancy Gambler Hat, the Suave Gambler Hat, the Stylish Gambler Hat, and the Well-heeled Gambler Hat so that they sit lower on characters' heads.  This was done by reducing the scale of the Z vertices in the gambler hat meshes, essentially flattening the hat (99.2% on Mid, 98.5% on Low).  There might be other hats that use these meshes, but these are the only I know of.

There are two versions: Mid and Low height on the head.  Both may cause clipping (especially the Low height) depending on the character's head size and hair style, so choose appropriately.

Compatibility:
Will conflict with any files that edit the gambler hat meshes (data\meshes\armor\headgear\gambler\gambler_fedora_01.nif, gambler_fedora_02.nif, gambler_fedora_03.nif)
Will work fine with any gambler hat retextures.
I haven't seen how this looks on every single NPC that wears them so I don't know if there are issues there, but please let me know if so.

Installation:
Install with your mod manager or place in the New Vegas Data folder.