Engineer's Cap

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The Engineer working hard

The Engineer's Cap is a cosmetic item for the Engineer. It is a soft fabric cap with white and team-colored stripes, a stiff brim, and the Engineer's icon with the word "Railroad" beneath it on the front of the cap.

This item is awarded in Genuine quality to players who purchase the RED Engineer Action Figure.

Painted variants

Main article: Paint Can
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Single colors
Painted Engineer's Cap E6E6E6.png Painted Engineer's Cap D8BED8.png Painted Engineer's Cap C5AF91.png Painted Engineer's Cap 7E7E7E.png
An Extraordinary Abundance of Tinge Color No. 216-190-216 Peculiarly Drab Tincture Aged Moustache Grey
Painted Engineer's Cap 141414.png Painted Engineer's Cap 2D2D24.png Painted Engineer's Cap 694D3A.png Painted Engineer's Cap 7C6C57.png
A Distinctive Lack of Hue After Eight Radigan Conagher Brown Ye Olde Rustic Colour
Painted Engineer's Cap A57545.png Painted Engineer's Cap CF7336.png Painted Engineer's Cap E7B53B.png Painted Engineer's Cap F0E68C.png
Muskelmannbraun Mann Co. Orange Australium Gold The Color of a Gentlemann's Business Pants
Painted Engineer's Cap E9967A.png Painted Engineer's Cap FF69B4.png Painted Engineer's Cap 7D4071.png Painted Engineer's Cap 51384A.png
Dark Salmon Injustice Pink as Hell A Deep Commitment to Purple Noble Hatter's Violet
Painted Engineer's Cap 2F4F4F.png Painted Engineer's Cap 424F3B.png Painted Engineer's Cap 808000.png Painted Engineer's Cap 729E42.png
A Color Similar to Slate Zepheniah's Greed Drably Olive Indubitably Green
Painted Engineer's Cap 32CD32.png Painted Engineer's Cap BCDDB3.png
The Bitter Taste of Defeat and Lime A Mann's Mint
Team colors
Painted Engineer's Cap A89A8C.png Painted Engineer's Cap 839FA3.png Painted Engineer's Cap 3B1F23.png Painted Engineer's Cap 18233D.png
Waterlogged Lab Coat (RED) Waterlogged Lab Coat (BLU) Balaclavas Are Forever (RED) Balaclavas Are Forever (BLU)
Painted Engineer's Cap B8383B.png Painted Engineer's Cap 5885A2.png Painted Engineer's Cap 483838.png Painted Engineer's Cap 384248.png
Team Spirit (RED) Team Spirit (BLU) Operator's Overalls (RED) Operator's Overalls (BLU)
Painted Engineer's Cap 803020.png Painted Engineer's Cap 256D8D.png Painted Engineer's Cap 654740.png Painted Engineer's Cap 28394D.png
The Value of Teamwork (RED) The Value of Teamwork (BLU) An Air of Debonair (RED) An Air of Debonair (BLU)
Painted Engineer's Cap C36C2D.png Painted Engineer's Cap B88035.png RED Engineer's Cap.png BLU Engineer's Cap.png
Cream Spirit (RED) Cream Spirit (BLU) Unpainted (RED) Unpainted (BLU)

Update history

August 13, 2009 Patch (Classless Update)

  • The Engineer's Cap was added to the game.

September 30, 2010 Patch (Mann-Conomy Update)

  • The Engineer's Cap was made paintable.
  • [Undocumented] This hat can now be uncrated with Unusual quality.

October 6, 2010 Patch

  • Paint affects the Engineer's Cap's color more, colors are less washed out.

February 14, 2013 Patch

  • Updated the Engineer's Cap so the Red team version displays the correct color when paint is applied.

June 5, 2013 Patch

  • [Undocumented] Revealed the rest of the NECA action figure promos.

July 7, 2016 Patch (Meet Your Match Update)

  • [Undocumented] Added Strange quality.

Trivia

  • This hat is also known as the Kromer Cap, named after George "Stormy" Kromer. The semi-pro baseball player and railroad engineer is credited with inventing the hat.[1]

References

  1. The History Behind the Legend of Stormy Kromer, Retrieved 2010-12-3.