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Frank Hamer Tales

Not only was Frank Hamer an interesting character, but he also set the mold for the Texas Rangers who came after him. Throughout his long career, Hamer always relied on his engraved Colt .45 single action. However, after his horseback … Continue reading

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Old Lucky

Texas Ranger captain Frank Hamer (1884-1955) was one of the best examples of the transition from horseback Rangers to Rangers of the modern era. As soon as his horseback days were over, Hamer chose to set aside his boots and … Continue reading

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