Of course, some have wondered whether this is really a flamethrower at all.
Musk insists that it doesn't shoot flames more than 10 feet, so it's within regulations.
Watch this: Elon Musk's flamethrower is a hot seller
Some might choose to think of it more as a very alluring blowtorch.
Indeed, as a Boring Company spokesman told my CNET colleague Amanda Kooser: "The Boring Company flamethrower is safer than what you can buy right now off-the-shelf on Amazon to destroy weeds. Much like a rollercoaster, this is designed to be thrilling without danger. Dangerous flamethrowers are already regulated and require a permit to own in California."
Musk himself demonstrated the thrill.
This is clearly another major sales achievement for Musk.
I just worry that people are going to start taking these things to parties.
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