The Boring Company only plans on selling 20,000 flamethrowers, which are set to ship in spring.
Since the official unveiling of the flamethrower on January 27, over 7,000 units have sold. He is now giving live updates of how many of these flamethrowers have been sold. If you're looking to burn a hole in your pocket, ElonMusk'sBoring Company is selling the fiery devices for just $500 (plus taxes and shipping), and by all indications, they're going fast. 50,000 hat sales (aka $1 million) later and he's actually followed through. This has resulted in aftermarket prices well over $100... for a hat.
In addition to the flamethrower, a Boring Company fire extinguisher can be added on to the pre-order for $30 more.
If you're wondering whether there's a market for flamethrowers these days, the boundary-pushing entrepreneur may have just proved that there is. Now he's taken that to the next level by making and selling a flamethrower.
On Saturday the tech genius (who may or may not be evil) posted photographs and video of The Boring Company's brand new flamethrower, which is apparently now for sale to the general public, and for $500.00. The Boring Company admits this is overpriced, but it comes with a cool sticker and "the button is conveniently riiight above". Now they're at it again, but this time they're offering something a little hotter: a flamethrower.
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The flamethrower is believed to be legal in the United States, as according to Musk, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms allows a weapon with a flame shorter than 10ft. The company's website warns that global customers will likely face additional charges at customs. The Ohio-based company Ion Productions launched an Indiegogo campaign in support of its XM42 flamethrower in 2015.
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