He might be called 'Hino' but he loves a Mack
IT WAS good to catch up with Sean 'Hino' Hinds from Launceston, who has just changed back into the green and gold, and had been sprung at the Twin Caltex just north of Melbourne.
He was looking pretty happy driving his Boral 2013 500 Hp Mack Granite with a 12 speed automatic transmission and towing a Super Dog from the bright lights of Sydney down to catch the big Bass Strait ferry "Searoad Mersey 2” home, after widening his horizons on the Big Island.
He said he was delighted to be back at Boral after a short hiatus.
"Helping to build something great. Could I say many thanks to Tony Whitehouse for reminding me how good a Mack is to drive again!”
Apart from a bit of time out recently doing sand and gravel, the only other job Sean has enjoyed was some years writing a column for Big Rigs (while still at high school and with the assistance of his mother Pat to drive him here and there, and mentoring from his father Kevin in things transport, as the 'Tassie Devil') so he has always been a dedicated truck driver.
So it will be good seeing him up proud in the Granite keeping up the family tradition and getting Tasmania under control again.
We asked him about time off, and he told us he has taken to playing lawn bowls at West Launceston, and also spending his weekends with Susan and the girls giving out Watchtower inspirational materials in the City Park.