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Well i get really tired of telling people how to install there skins so i decided to make this thread. This thread will show you how too install EVERY weapon skin, player skin and hostage skin for counter-strike source only. Do not attempt this with 1.6 skins. [COLOR=Red>Weapon Skin Installation [/COLOR> C:\Program Files\Valve\Steam\SteamApps\ACCOUNT-NAME\counter-strike source\cstrike\materials\models\weapons\v_models\X The X Indicates where you must create a new folder for the certain gun. You must put the .vtf in the folder then put the folder in v_models. If the skin you downloaded already has the folder needed just throw the folder in v_models. Now i will list the folders you may need to create in order too install the skin correctly
  • c4 - this folder must be created to install c4 skins correctly.
  • eq_flashbang - this folder must be created to install flash grenade skins correctly.
  • eq_fraggrenade - this folder must be created to install he grenade skins correctly.
  • eq_smokegrenade - this folder must be created to install smoke grenade skins correctly.
  • hands - this folder must be created to install hand skins correctly.
  • knife_t - this folder must be created to install knife skins correctly.
  • mach_m249para - this folder must be created to install machine gun skins correctly.
  • pist_deagle - this folder must be created to install deagle skins correctly.
  • pist_elite - this folder must be created to install dual handgun skins correctly.
  • pist_fiveseven - this folder must be created to install five seven skins correctly.
  • pist_glock18 - this folder must be created to install glock skins correctly.
  • pist_p228 - this folder must be created to install p228 skins correctly.
  • pist_usp - this folder must be created to install usp skins correctly.
  • rif_ak47 - this folder must be created to install ak47 skins correctly.
  • rif_aug - this folder must be created to install aug skins correctly.
  • rif_famas - this folder must be created to install famas skins correctly.
  • rif_galil - this folder must be created to install galil skins correctly.
  • rif_m4a1 - this folder must be created to install m4a1 skins correctly.
  • rif_sg552 - this folder must be created to install sg552 skins correctly.
  • shot_m3super90 - this folder must be created to install m3 skins correctly.
  • shot_xm1014 - this folder must be created to install xm1014 skins correctly.
  • smg_mac10 - this folder must be created to install mac10 skins correctly.
  • smg_mp5 - this folder must be created to install mp5 skins correctly.
  • smg_p90 - this folder must be created to install p90 skins correctly.
  • smg_tmp - this folder must be created to install tmp skins correctly.
  • smg_ump45 - this folder must be created to install ump skins correctly.
  • snip_awp - this folder must be created to install awp skins correctly.
  • snip_g3sg1 - this folder must be created to install g3sg1 skins correctly.
  • snip_scout - this folder must be created to install scout skins correctly.
  • snip_sg550 - this folder must be created to install sg550 skins correctly.
[COLOR=Red> Player Skin Installation[/COLOR> C:\Program Files\Valve\Steam\SteamApps\ACCOUNT-NAME\counter-strike source\cstrike\materials\models\player\X Just like in the weapon installation the X represents folders you must create. Now the list. This list may be subject to an update if they add new player models too source.
  • ct_urban - this folder must be created to install Counter-Terrorist skins correctly (this directory is for the new player model).
  • t_terror - this folder must be created to install Terrorist skins correctly (this directory is for the new player model).
  • urban - this folder must be created to install Counter-Terrorist skins correctly (this directory is for the old player model).
  • terror - this folder must be created to install Terrorist skins correctly (this directory is for the old player model).
[COLOR=Red>Hostage Skin Installation [/COLOR> C:\Program Files\Valve\Steam\SteamApps\ACCOUNT-NAME\counter-strike source\cstrike\materials\models\player\hostages No need for any additional folders, Just throw everything in that directory. Hope this helps you skin junkies out there.

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    I don't have a models folder in the materials folder.... help a brotha out, come on guys.
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    Alright... I've done what u have asked.... but still it doesn't work.... i made the folders the way i was suppose to any every... it just doesn't show up in the game... someone help me out.. heres my AIM anyone hit me up diggydiggywtf

    Thanks... i'm out

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    I followed your directions but in the materials folder there was no models folder
    were do i find it
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    Yes, people keep adding me to messengers asking that question...

    [COLOR=Red>YOU MUST CREATE THE EXTRA FOLDERS IF THEY ARE NOT THERE[/COLOR>
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    So do i have to create a seperate models folder in the cstrike folder?
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    Materials is where the skins for the models go and models is where the custom models go.
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    The materials are the textures, and the models well,, are the models....
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    :shock2: why do some skins come with a "materials" folder and another "models" folder? Both have different files in them and i cant figure out how to get the skins to work? does this make sense?
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    Thats the point heh, Soon as someone even mentions the word skins and installation im gonna slap em with the link to this thread.
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    If I see any posts about problems with installing skins IM GONNA SLAY EM!!!! :xm1014: gj. gonna help alotta newbies ouT Lol
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    Excelenté amigo.

    Try to make a CS:S sound installation tutorial if you can. (Images optional)
    Just keepin' it fresh.
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    aiight ..
    the ONLY thing in my Materials folder are 2 folders ...temp & VGUI

    i have therfore created the models and weapons and v_models and pist_deagle folders but the game still has the original deagle...
    were do i put the deagle file now?
    thnx
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    I was woundering how to make skins of your own, could somone tell me the program that is the easyest to use and a link to where to find it. Thanks a bunch!!!
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