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Did You See The Custom Hot Rod Casket On Shipping Wars Last Night?

January 17, 2013

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Did You See The Custom Hot Rod Casket On Shipping Wars Last Night?

Personalization, personalization, personalization…that is the message about funeral service that is beginning conveyed on television right now. From ‘Best Funeral Ever‘ to ‘Shipping Wars’ on A&E.

Last night on the show, one of the drivers had to transport a custom hot rod casket. This casket really looks like a mini hot rod. The casket created and shipped by Til’ We Meet Again and was delivered to Waterloo Funeral Supply.

The episode description reads:

Jarrett fails to impress his customer with his packaging skills of a life size Rock ’em Sock ’em Robots game and then nabs a hot rod casket to make some extra cash. Jennifer races against the clock to ship a pregnant horse overnight before it overheats and loses the baby.

Here’s a link to the show in it’s entirety from last night (skip to the 10:34 mark to see the hot rod casket segment):

Rock ’em, Sock ’em, Ride ’em, Drop ’em Full Episode – Shipping Wars – A&EJarrett fails to impress his customer with his packaging skills of a life size Rock ’em Sock ’em Robots game and then nabs a hot rod casket to make some extra cash. Jennifer races against the clock to ship a pregnant horse overnight before it overheats and loses the baby.

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So what do you think? Why didn’t the drive cover the casket and why did she only dock $50 for the ding?