Elon Musk’s flamethrowers are listed on eBay for as high as $20,000

12 June, 2018, 11:17 | Author: Billie Castillo
  • The first 1,000 flamethrowers have been collected according to Musk

The billionaire inventor and chief executive of Tesla and SpaceX announced the sale of the flamethrower past year.

But after he put his dreams into reality by offering 20,000 pre-orders at $500 a pop, they sold out in just a matter of days, raising $10 million for The Boring Company.

The YouTuber Justine Ezarik unboxed the device in a video over the weekend, in which the tech reviewer Faruk Korkmaz commented: "Read the terms, they're not joking". "I will not use this in a house".

Miguel Santiago, an American politician who serves in the California State Assembly, recently proposed legislation to stop sale of the flamethrowers. "When the zombie apocalypse happens, you'll be glad you bought a flamethrower". They sought to tighten up the state's regulations on flamethrowers, which now apply only to devices that emit flames going out farther than 10 feet. I will not point this at my spouse.

It's finally been shipped to a small number of people who are using their new fire spitters to light spliffs, burn the top of creme brulees and generally torch everything in sight. I will not use this in an unsafe way.

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Some customers are already trying to turn a profit on the device. (Late Monday morning, the cheapest one was priced at $2,250.) A listing for just the instruction manual was asking for $250.

As the flamethrower becomes more popular with rising market prices on eBay, others are concerned about the safety hazards of the fire emitters.

Crowds of ecstatic customers are busy picking up flamethrowers in Los Angeles as Elon Musk distributes the first thousand flamethrowers today that were ordered through The Boring Company.

As of April the company said it had raised over $112m in equity, 90% of which came from Musk himself. Plus, The Boring Company said it is going to donate $10,000 to California Wildfire Relief Fund.

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