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Firstly, hector_slam is independent of /tf for laser (watch this video). You can simply have a laser attached to a computer and walk around to create a 2D map. I haven't used the bag file that you mentioned before, but usually the bag file should contain time stamped /tf data, or simply create a urdf.xacro config file for your system and load it using robot_state_publisher to publish transforms.