For a good cause

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Sur­pris­ingly, there was only one Mack in the con­voy, with Ryan McEwen and his wife Lorraine in the McEwen Har­vest­ing 685hp Mack Su­per- Liner.

There are five trucks in the fleet and McEwen’s keep 20 sub­bies busy in ad­di­tion to their own rigs.

The Su­per-Liner is pri­mar­ily used to move their har­vest­ing ma­chin­ery al­though it hauls logs as well.

“I don’t get to drive very of­ten these days so it’s a great ex­cuse to drive the Mack and sup­port a great cause,” Ryan says.

He says any op­por­tu­nity where driv­ers can get to­gether is a good cause.

“We don’t get many chances to catch up and have a chat with any­body; we just go past each other and wave.”

Ryan loves the Mack’s au­to­mated gear­box, which he says has in­flu­enced his most re­cent truck pur­chases.

“Our K200 can pull taut­lin­ers and this Mack can do live­stock,” he says.

“The blue gum has re­ally kicked off and the fu­ture looks re­ally pos­i­tive, but I do think per­son­ally that it might slow down in five years, so we are buy­ing ver­sa­tile trucks.”

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