Earlier this year when news of the flamethrowers came out, it resulted in $10 million United States dollars gross revenue in just a few days.
The name of the fire-spewing machine is Not-a-Flamethrower, owing to shipping and customs regulations that restrict the transport of anything termed a flamethrower.
Amid an ongoing national debate over gun reform and the Second Amendment, some took issue with the fact that such risky machines were sold for a mere $500 by the Boring Company, which did not require a background check of would-be flamethrower owners. It also suggests having a fire extinguisher and a bucket of water on hand when using the Not-A-Flamethrower.
Musk was happily tweeting away from the so-called pickup party.
Musk tweeted that the instruction manual drew its inspiration from Dr. Seuss' "Green Eggs and Ham".
Don't call it a flamethrower. The sale on Saturday saw the first thousand units go while the remaining 19,000 will be shipped. Eager new flamethrower owners posted pictures and video on social media trying them out.
Crowds of ecstatic customers are busy picking up flamethrowers in Los Angeles as Elon Musk distributes the first thousand flamethrowers today that were ordered through The Boring Company.
Not all of the images depicted safe or controlled use of the machines, however.
The best use is crème brulee... She accidentally burned a section of her garden's artificial grass when making a cooking video.
While another man sprayed flames dangerously close to his feet.
While most customers were thrilled about the idea of owning and using a flamethrower, there were some who expressed concerns about it being misused by minors and criminals.