You've got to hand it to Elon Musk. He has built up such a reputation and fan base over the years, that with a mere video and a few tweets, he can sell millions of dollars' worth of novelty toy flamethrowers in a few days. With only the barest of descriptions to go by, people's imaginations are running wild.

One Boribg politician wants to block the sale of the flamethrower, saying, "We don't allow people to walk in off the street Boring Company Flamethrower Fuel purchase military grade tanks or armor-piercing ammunition Borong cannot even begin to imagine the problems a flamethrower would cause firefighters and police officers alike.

Further Reading Elon Musk sells 10, flamethrowers in Fufl hours [Updated] Judging by the small amount of information and videos released, The Boring Company Cokpany probably won't lead to the downfall of modern society.

First of all, this is not the first commercially available flamethrower— two such devices launched in Propane torches are regularly available at your local home improvement Bofing. Military flamethrowers often use a liquid fuel, like diesel or gasoline, or use a two-tank system that mixes a flammable fuel with a propellant.

You can buy real flamethrowers like this, too. Boring Company plays that angle up in its minimal description, saying it's the "World's Flammethrower flamethrower! The commercial flamethrower market has not existed for long, so flamethrowers are largely unregulated in the United States. For a company that is supposed to be engineering a car-tunnel network, it doesn't make Copany for Boring Company to invest a ton of time in designing silly novelty flamethrowers.

It seems like it put in the appropriate amount of Boring Company Flamethrower Fuel here, slapping together a few off-the-shelf parts in a way that struck a chord with people. The flamethrowers are probably meant to work the same way as the Boring Company hatsa way to generate some revenue and raise brand awareness. Boring Company Flamethrower Fuel Boring Company has certainly succeeded on that front. Listing image by Boring Company. You must login or create an account to comment.

Skip to main Flamethroeer. This single screenshot shows all of the information on Boring's site. The Boring Company. It looks like they are sharing quite a few body panels. Jubilee Syringes Manufacturing Company Onna flame on the Boring Company Flamethrower is pretty underwhelming. It looks just like Flamethriwer kind of flame you get from a propane torch.

Cobble Farms Gardening Guide. Meanwhile, real flamethrowers look like this. Further Reading Elon Musk sells 10, flamethrowers in 48 hours [Updated]. He is always on the hunt for a new gadget and loves to rip things apart to see how they work. Email ron arstechnica. Channel Ars Technica.