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Pressing Matters
Pressing Matters
The bottle cap press
locationSunset Sarsaparilla Headquarters
given byAlice McLafferty
reward100 XP
500 caps
NCR fame
base id0014ef5f
 
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People have been counterfeiting bottle caps forever, but it's always been small scale. A bottle cap press is a whole other threat. We can't have anyone devaluing our currency by mass producing new bottle caps.

Alice McLafferty

Pressing Matters is a side quest in Fallout: New Vegas.

Quick walkthroughEdit

Side Quest: Pressing Matters
Go to the Crimson Caravan Company HQ and talk to Alice McLafferty.
Go to the Sunset Sarsaparilla Headquarters and disable the bottle cap press.
Return to Alice.
Reward: 100 XP
500 caps
NCR fame

Detailed walkthroughEdit

Finish the "You Can Depend on Me" quest Alice McLafferty gives you, then talk to her again and she will give you this quest.

Go to the Sunset Sarsaparilla Headquarters and disable the bottle cap press. It is found in the shipping area. Once in the shipping area, there are 4-5 Sunset Sarsaparilla robot employees that are hostile. The press is between the two stacks of crates in the middle of the shipping area behind a dead worker and near a box with 6 bottles of Sunset Sarsaparilla (the only ones found in this room).

Return to Alice McLafferty to complete this quest.

Quest stagesEdit

StageStatusDescription
1 Disable the bottle cap press.
2Quest finishedIcon checkReturn to Alice McLafferty and let her know the bottle cap press is out of action.

NotesEdit

  • If you haven't already, you can manually activate Mr. Janitor with a Science of 50. Use the terminal next to the robot to activate him. After Mr. Janitor cleans a few rooms, it will dispose of 500+ caps in the garbage can closest to the room you found it in. Do not talk to other robots while it is cleaning. This may cause it to stop cleaning and attack you. Mr. Janitor will not activate a second time, after activating Mr. Janitor wait outside the room for a few minutes, then he will come back and put the caps in the garbage can outside the door with the 250 to 600 caps (depending on Luck, skill etc.)
  • Unfortunately, the cap press cannot be used by the player to make their own bottle caps.

BugsEdit

ps3Icon ps3 xbox360Icon xbox360 The following companions have been reported attacking Mr. Janitor. [verified]

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