28 March 2018
Elon Musk kickstarts yet another strange business venture under his “Boring Company”. He announced that the company will be selling flamethrowers for a huge $500. It is quite a strange thing that the company digging traffic tunnels is suddenly diverting their path to a totally different product.
The Boring Company flamethrower guaranteed to liven up any party! https://t.co/n2FiZimJia— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 28, 2018
Musk teased the production of flamethrowers via twitter, in December last year. And now he confirms that the next product from Boring Company will be a flamethrower. The device is already available on the official website to pre-order for a price tag of $500. Musk demands that it is “world's safest' fire-breathing weapon. Being said that, the company is offering a branded fire extinguisher for a price tag of $30.
As per the report, there are 20000 pieces on sale and the pre-order count already hit 4000. About the legal policies of the device, Musk said that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms allow selling flamethrowers shorter than 10 feet, and that is exactly what he is offering. The product page says that,
Buy an overpriced Boring Company fire extinguisher! You can definitely buy one for less elsewhere, but this one comes with a cool sticker and the button is conveniently right above.