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Burning the worst of 2018 away



Sure, you could toast marshmallows with Boring’s Not-A-Flamethrower, but what fun is that? It’s so basic.

Because we’re Mashable, we turned the fire up. Like wayyy up.

It’s easy to get carried away when you’re wielding what’s essentially a roofing torch modded onto an airsoft rifle. Elon Musk may have masterminded the Not-A-Flamethrower as a joke, but it’s definitely no toy.

Our Not-A-Flamethrower (yes, we bought it with our own money), No. 18,473 of the 20,000 units The Boring Company made, came late — we had to shame the company into shipping it to us after waiting an entire summer — but we finally got to put it to good use. (Whether it was worth spending $500 is a separate discussion!)

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