Installing Skins

This Tutorial may be obvious and not needed for most of the people here, but since some people in my clan don't know how and I am tired of explaining it to individuals. For this tutorial I will be installing my own skin (ArK's Golden Revolver v2) as an example. This is my first tutorial, so here we go:

  1. Start by downloading the skin you want to install and use in game. For example, we will use my skin of the Golden Revolver. you can find the download link here (screenshot 1).
  2. Now go to your desktop (screenshot 2)
  3. Open your "My Computer" window, go to your Hard drive disk, Program files, Steam, Steamapps, and finally click on common. (screenshot 3)
    The resulting file path so far should be:
    C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common
  4. From there open up your Team Fortress 2 folder, go to tf, custom, my_custom_skins, then materials, models, weapons, and v_revolver.
    NOTE: If you have never installed a skin before it is likely that you will not have the folder inside custom, Models, Weapons, or v_revolver folders in your program files. If they are missing, just make them.
  5. Extract the skin files you downloaded from GB into the v_revolver folder and everything should be set. (screenshot 4)
    NOTE: If the skin doesn't work, make sure there are no duplicate folders and make sure it is in the correct file path.
    Your files for the Golden revolver skin should be extracted to C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\team fortress 2\tf\custom\my_custom_skins\materials\models\weapons\v_revolver

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  • NukeCola's Levels
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    3 months ago:

    Improvements:

    • Need more Detail than just that
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  • moistbabi's Levels
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    Notes:

    • HOW DO YOU DO IT
    • Dumb x 1
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  • Anonymous
    1 year ago:

    Notes:

    • Guys this don't work anymore!
    • There r new ways now!
  • mokjiyh's Levels
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    1 year ago:

    how do u do more than one? i cant have more than one models and materials

    Bananite
  • aliceisellis.'s Levels
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    1 year ago:

    Notes:

    • It's great but i want to know how to install an player skin
    Bananite
  • Zekrom133's Levels
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    1 year ago:

    Notes:

    • i need this for mac
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  • brenieboy227's Levels
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    Notes:

    • it didnt work for me :(
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  • sandvichman9's Levels
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    1 year ago:

    Cons:

    You don't have enough information. Show how to insert the file.

    Notes:

    • I want to install the playable mecha-neer skin but I don't know how to insert the file. Can you help me?
    Bananite
  • Anonymous
    1 year ago:

    Notes:

    • how do i install player skin
  • Anonymous
    2 years ago:

    I don't have the "steam" folder, yet I have steam and TF2 and all that. :/

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