Shipping Wars

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Nuclear Missile & Vintage Car Table

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Nuclear Missile & Vintage Car Table

 Item 1:  Deactivated Nuclear Missile This next load was the bomb. Literally.  A 1962 deactivated Polaris thermo nuclear missile was going from Pennsylvania to Michigan, needing a quick delivery for a seller who was getting rid of his war memorabilia.  Marc and Chris & Robbie, deadlocked at $3,000 bids, really…Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Evel Knievel Truck & Crooked House

Shipping Wars Episode Recap:  Evel Knievel Truck & Crooked House

 Item 1:  Evel Knievel Show Truck & Trailer During Evel Knievel’s hay day, pretty much every kid grew up in awe of his death-defying feats, some successful, many not.  Among them was young mustache-less Marc Springer, who saw Evel as a hero, a legend, bigger than Elvis.  So when Evel’s 1974 original show truck and…Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Watercraft & uShip Help on Wheels Hurricane Relief

Shipping Wars Episode Recap:  Watercraft & uShip Help on Wheels Hurricane Relief

 Item 1:  Seabreacher Personal Watercraft After Roy is all smiles after landing a big fish – a 19’ dolphin-shaped two-seat submersible personal watercraft – he quickly turns to all grimace while on the road.  He discovers the craft’s battery has turned on and could blow-up his trailer – which Roy was never going to…Read more

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