Shipping Wars

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Rock’em Sock’em Robots & Pregnant Horse

Shipping Wars Episode Recap:  Rock’em Sock’em Robots & Pregnant Horse

 Item 1:  Rock’em Sock’em Robots On paper this seems like the perfect load for Jarrett — two extremely rare already-beat-up life-sized Rock’em Sock’em Robots in a ring with no packaging required being shipped for $1900.  But he quickly discovers that the shipping customer wants them crated, causing Jarrett to lose…Read more

Shipping Wars: Roy Garber’s Many Nicknames

Shipping Wars: Roy Garber’s Many Nicknames

Shipping Wars cast member and uShip hauler Roy Garber (arbiesteam on uShip) already has an “official” nickname on the show: The Handyman. Not to be outdone, however, the Shipping Wars cast has offered Roy a colorful variety of names over the course of the show. Most, not surprisingly, relate to his hair….Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Monster Truck & Surfboard Blanks

Shipping Wars Episode Recap:  Monster Truck & Surfboard Blanks

Item 1:  ’96 Chevy Monster Truck Anyone who knows Marc, knows he has a thing for cool trucks.  When a 1996 Chevy Monster Truck headed to MudFest in Louisiana comes up for bid, nothing can get in his way, even a bidding war with Chris and Robbie.  But when Marc…Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: “Frankenship Horrors” – Horror Props & Film Reels

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: “Frankenship Horrors” – Horror Props & Film Reels

Item 1:  Horror Memorabilia Collection Chris and Robbie successfully bid to haul this two-part load of horror memorabilia from the Northeast to Florida. The customer, a dealer/exhibitor of pop culture kitsch in Saint Lucie, Florida, purchased the entire contents of a 10-by-10 foot storage unit in Massachussets, in addition to…Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: “The Carney Code” – Tesla Roadster & Octopus Carnival Ride

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: “The Carney Code” – Tesla Roadster & Octopus Carnival Ride

 Item 1:  Octopus Monster Carnival Ride The Story The first shipment on this Shipping Wars episode started out simply enough– but ends with Marc Springer making a professional decision to cancel the shipment. Unfortunately, the customer refused to make arrangements needed to move this unusual octopus ride safely and legally….Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: 48k Pirate Swords & Human Hamster Wheel

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: 48k Pirate Swords & Human Hamster Wheel

Item 1:  48,000 Plastic Pirate Toy Swords A toy sword order goes awry–aaargh!–and Chris and Robbie must return 48 boxes of faulty plastic children’s pirate swords back to the manufacturer, who doesn’t want them back.  But the swords break off, leaving sharp edges, which can injure kids using them.  So the…Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Racing Boat & Skateboard Half Pipe

Shipping Wars Episode Recap:  Racing Boat & Skateboard Half Pipe

Item 1:  Tunnel Boat While in California, Jennifer books a 14-foot small racing boat that looks a lot like a floating Bat Mobile.  After getting it loaded and secured under the watchful (and chauvinistic) eye of the seller, she runs into trouble on the road before she even crosses the border:  a…Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Robotic Hand and Taxidermy

Shipping Wars Episode Recap:  Robotic Hand and Taxidermy

Item 1:  Hand of Man — Robotic Crushing Hand Sculpture This load is a hydrolic hand structure that can lift and crush cars.  It’s headed to a cancer research fundraiser within 3 days.  After Marc wins the load, he realizes how many pieces need loading — and without any damage. …Read more

Shipping Wars Season 3 Premiere Recap: Rodeo Bulls and Houseboat

Shipping Wars Season 3 Premiere Recap:  Rodeo Bulls and Houseboat

Item 1:  3..er…9 Raging, Bucking Rodeo Bulls Season 3 of Shipping Wars kicks off with an unusual situation:  a customer throws Jennifer more bulls than she can handle – but if you think she’s been to this rodeo before – think again.  In addition to the original 3 bulls, weighing in at 4,000 lbs…Read more

They’re Baaaack! Shipping Wars, Season 3, Premieres Wed., Dec. 12 @ 10/9c

They’re Baaaack! Shipping Wars, Season 3, Premieres Wed., Dec. 12 @ 10/9c

The third season of A&E’s real-life series Shipping Wars (that features uShip) kicks into high gear next week – Wednesday, Dec. 12 at 10/9c.  For Shipping Wars die-hards, note the episodes have moved to Wednesday from the usual Tuesday slot. Marc, Jarrett, Jennifer, Roy, Chris and Robbie once again tackle…Read more