That was getting heavy.
— The Engineer while removing his hard hat
Texas Slim's Dome Shine is a cosmetic item for the Engineer. It removes the Engineer's hard hat to reveal his shining, bald pate.
August 13, 2009 Patch (Classless Update)
- Texas Slim's Dome Shine was added to the game.
September 30, 2010 Patch (Mann-Conomy Update)
- [Undocumented] Added a community-contributed description for the Texas Slim's Dome Shine.
- [Undocumented] The Texas Slim's Dome Shine now shows up when using the "Inspect" key on allies.
June 27, 2011 Patch
- Fixed a display problem with Hatless hats
July 20, 2011 Patch
- Fixed hatless hats not working correctly
September 15, 2011 Patch
- Fixed hatless headgear not removing the player's hat
June 6, 2013 Patch
- The item's description is a nod towards one of the Engineer's voice responses when acquiring a kill with the Combat Mini-Sentry, "Sometimes you just need a little less gun." The line itself is a homage to the "Use more gun." line heard in the Meet the Engineer short.