Shipping Wars

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

Shipping Wars Season Finale Recap: Wedding Cake & Scenic Cruiser

Shipping Wars Season Finale Recap: Wedding Cake & Scenic Cruiser

**Season Finale** Item No. 1:  3′ Tall Wedding Cake Nothing draws a crowd like cake, especially the wedding variety.  Cake is so beloved that some people will even ship it in from nearly 1,000 miles away for an occassion, likely a wedding.  That was the case with this 6-layer, 3′…Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Giant Spider & Water Tower

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Giant Spider & Water Tower

 Item No. 1:  Not-So Itsy Bitsy Spider And we thought the spiders in Harry Potter were creepy, but that was before this listing hit Shipping Wars.  This giant spider, a 1,000 lb., 35′ long amusement park ride prop and true piece of art made of styrofoam, is no match…but the…Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: 1956 DC-7 & Bastrop Fire Lumber

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: 1956 DC-7 & Bastrop Fire Lumber

Item No. 1:  1956 Vintage DC-7 Aircraft While this move wasn’t the longest — just 250 miles — it certainly was one of the longest — 109 feet — to ever be moved on Shipping Wars, and perhaps uShip all-time.  And when it comes to the most expensive loads on…Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Cinderella Carriage & Miniature Ferris Wheel

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Cinderella Carriage & Miniature Ferris Wheel

Item No. 1:  Cinderella Carriage In a Shipping Wars episode like no other, Jarrett is faced with shipping a $12,000, 1,000-lb. Cinderella carriage from South Carolina to Texas, near Houston.  While Jarrett has a tendency to underestimate things, in this episode he’s faced with a whole new set of problems,…Read more