Elon Musk’s Boring Co. flamethrower ships in time for summer BBQs – TechCrunch

Gadgets


Elon Musk raised a significant chunk of money for his tunnel boring venture, the aptly named Boring Company, via sales of a heavily marked up ‘flamethrower’ with Boring Co. branding. Those pre-sales are all concluded, but now people who put down cash to reserve one are finding out when they can get their flame on.

In an email to pre-order buyers, The Boring Company noted that the technically “not-a-flamethrower” production run should be wrapping up this spring, which means deliveries can be expected at least in time for “summer party” time. That’s good because people definitely need this fire generating device in time for the dry summer months, when forest fire risks are highest.

Another tidbit from the note to buyers: Customers can expect terms and conditions to be signed off ahead of shipments, which should be heading out in the next couple of weeks according to the company. The Boring Co. notes that these will be “rhyming,” and I presume they mean that literally – but they probably also have the serious purpose of making sure Elon’s corporate lawyers can once again enjoy something resembling sleep when these go out to customers.

Based on the shipping schedule of The Boring Company hat, which (full disclosure) I did buy (I did not buy the ‘not flamethrower’ flamethrower), if you ordered these you can probably still expect to wait a few more weeks if not months.



Source link

Products You May Like

Articles You May Like

China’s BYD further drives into Chile with 100 electric buses – TechCrunch
TNB Aura closes $22.7M fund to bring PE-style investing to Southeast Asia’s startups – TechCrunch
Algoriddim updates djay for iOS with subscription model – TechCrunch
Apple says iPhones remain on sale in China following court injunction – TechCrunch
Google+ is getting the ax early (Alphabet City)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *