He's the much-loved tech billionaire who revolutionised motoring with his electric cars and transformed space travel with his rockets.
According to CNBC, Musk's Boring Company "sold 20,000 units - or $10 million worth - in just five days", despite the fact that the "flamethrowers" have been described as closer to blowtorches, and another party is also reportedly in the works.
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While the merchandise certainly helps draw attention to Musk's boring ambitions and the holes he's drilling into Los Angeles streets, they're not how he's subsidizing most of the projects.
"Flamethrower obv best way to light your fireplace/BBQ", the multibillionaire businessman wrote on Twitter.
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For reasons that may seem obvious, especially if you have seen pictures of exuberant customers wielding their flamethrower, Musk has been criticized for hawking a device that poses a safety risk. "No more need to use a dainty "match" to ignite! Have some respect for the Firefighters and make an Ice Blaster". At $500 each, the flamethrowers brought in $10 million. "Will offer a TBC ice blaster before the dry season starts in winter".
The announcement of the flamethrower sales followed the company selling roughly 50,000 hats for $20 each, raising $1m in revenue.
But The Boring Company had an even bigger surprise for their customers, and this was to hold a special flamethrower pick up party on June 9 in Los Angeles so that the first thousand flamethrowers could be personally distributed, something that has gone down as a treat with buyers.
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