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[*] Post 511269 posted on 29-1-2018 at 00:39 Reply With Quote
Elon Musk Boring Company Is Selling Flamethrowers



This is NOT fake news, but whether it is some kind of a stunt cannot be ruled out.

Presently they are only available on a preorder basis on Boring's website.

Rather than c & p the MANY c & p based media articles on this, I will leave it that anyone can do a search and read about it.

I would really hope against hope that existing laws wherever you live already prohibit the sale and owning of such a "device" even over the Internet online sales route. But I'm not optimistic that such a law is either on the books or is enforced; I suspect that enforcement only occurs if it causes a fire and the local fire dept has to be called out--but that doesn't necessarily mean that enforcement is at the criminal level, i. e., arson.

However, there are a multitude of uTube vids by individuals who have constructed home made ones, i. e., they are not that hard to put one together via the DIY route, but of course they have no safety features. I have to ask the question that if you really wanted one to own, why would you need one with safety features? Ditto re anyone who builds one owning a fire extinguisher.

I am waiting on a crescendo of outcries against Elon for selling this at a comparable level to the recent outcries against female sexual abuse.

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[*] Post 511271 posted on 29-1-2018 at 00:59 Reply With Quote


I would imagine that a person who ordered one on the internet could be tracked if he used it from criminal purposes.

I do think there are criminals stupid enough to look up how to make one on the net, and then have their browser history betray them as evidence.

I am not going to do any checking--I don't want to be put on any list of suspicious characters.waggyfinger
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[*] Post 511272 posted on 29-1-2018 at 01:25 Reply With Quote


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I am not going to do any checking--I don't want to be put on any list of suspicious characters.waggyfinger


Too late for THAT!

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