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  1. J

    WANT TO BUY Not a Flamethrower

    I would like to purchase a Not a Flamethrower. Does anyone have another one they would sell? Regards Jonathan
  2. J

    WANT TO BUY a Not a Flamethrower

    Hello, I would like to buy a Not a Flamethrower. Does anyone have one they would like to sell? Kind regards Jonathan Meier
  3. TMC Staff

    The Boring Company in Talks for Miami Tunnel Project

    Miami is the latest city in talks to use Elon Musk’s tunneling company for an underground transportation project. Miami Mayor Francis Suarez posted a video to Twitter sharing some of the details of The Boring Company’s pitch to the city. “The order of magnitude in terms of...
  4. TMC Staff

    Blog Musk Planning Party for Boring Company’s Vegas Project

    Elon Musk tweeted Sunday a photo from the Boring Company’s Vegas Loop, saying the company is planning a Fallout-themed grand opening party. The photograph shows Musk and his sons standing in what appears to be the underground station for the Loop. Loop is a high-speed underground public...
  5. TMC Staff

    Blog Boring Company Shows Off ‘Tunnel Rave’ in Las Vegas Loop

    The Boring Company posted a video that gives an updated look at its Las Vegas Convention Center loop. The video showed a multi-colored light installation pulsing over Tesla vehicles parked underground. In true Vegas fashion, the video was captioned “Tunnel Rave.” The area shown...
  6. CyberGus

    BoringCo opens in Austin

    Do you think Elon is planning his own tunnel into the (terra?) giga-factory? ;) https://www.bizjournals.com/austin/news/2020/11/10/elon-musks-the-boring-co-is-hiring-in-austin.html
  7. zhu-

    WTB: Boring Company Flamethrower

    Want to buy a Boring Company flamethrower. Looking for local cash sellers first. Offering $2000 to $2400 depending on condition (used, new, etc.), serial number range, and would also be interested in the BC fire extinguisher as well if available.
  8. TMC Staff

    Officials Vote to Expand Boring Company Tunnels in Las Vegas

    The Boring Company’s project in Las Vegas received Wednesday a vote for expansion by county officials. Bloomberg reported that the Clark County Commission approved two additional tunnels connecting hotels with the Las Vegas Convention Center.  Boring Company describes the “Loop” as an...
  9. TMC Staff

    Blog Boring Company’s Vegas Loop to Use Tesla Vehicles

    The Boring Company has shared a bit more information on the plans for the underground transportation system it is constructing at the Las Vegas Convention Center. New renderings posted on the company’s website show three station types: surface stations, subsurface stations, and subsurface...
  10. EinSV

    Boring Company Investor's Thread

    The Boring Company is early in its life but, like other Elon Musk ventures, seems to have tremendous potential. With so many of us missing out on the opportunity to invest in Tesla and SpaceX as early-stage startups I thought it might be a good idea to start a thread to share information about...
  11. TMC Staff

    Blog Boring Company Proposal Hints at 12-Passenger Tesla Van

    Tesla may build a 12-passenger electric van to be used in high-speed tunnels dug by the Boring Company, according to a report from the Mercury News. The information emerged from a San Bernardino County Transportation Authority meeting that included a proposal from Boring Company to construct...
  12. TMC Staff

    Blog Watch: New Clips from Jay Leno’s Cybertruck Test Drive

    Another teaser of Jay Leno’s Garage featuring a test drive of the Cybertruck has been released ahead of the episode’s debut on Wednesday at 10:00 p.m. ET. With Chief Executive Elon Musk in the passenger seat, Leno pilots the raw-metal, futuristic pickup through the streets of Los Angeles...
  13. TMC Staff

    Boring Company Prepares to Dig in Vegas

    The bet on the Boring Company in Las Vegas is getting more interesting.  Pictures of the company’s efforts on the planned “Loop” have emerged on Twitter, showing the Boring company is ready to dig. Las Vegas news site Vital Vegas shared photos on Twitter of heavy machinery staged at the...
  14. TMC Staff

    Musk May Hold Competition for Tunneling Tech

    Elon Musk commented last week on the SpaceX-sponsored Hyperloop competition for engineering students, hinting that building tunnels for the technology is one of the trickiest pieces of the puzzle. The 2019 competition was conducted in a mile-long test tube, with teams trying to reach the...
  15. TMC Staff

    Model 3 Zooms Through Boring Tunnel at 116 MPH

    A new video has surfaced online of a Model 3 zooming through the Boring Company’s tunnel in Los Angeles at 116 mph. The video shows a Model 3 loaded with passengers being lowered into the test tunnel. Then, the driver pulls up a Boring Company app on the car’s screen to hit a button labeled...
  16. pyromatter

    Bypassing The Rush Hour Commute, At 116 Mph, Underground

    Bypassing the Rush Hour Commute, at 116 MPH, underground - Streamable This drive was manual. Autopilot can do it at 90 mph. They are going to increase it to 120/125 mph. I suspect FSD computer will be required for faster speeds than 90 mph.
  17. TMC Staff

    Boring Company Completes Environmental Assessment for East Coast Tunnel

    The Boring Company’s proposed loop system serving D.C.-Maryland has completed an environmental assessment that helps bring the project closer to reality. The milestone was announced Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Transportation. The release coincides with the launch of DOT’s new...
  18. TMC Staff

    Las Vegas in Talks With Boring Company for Convention Center Shuttle

    Las Vegas is willing to take a gamble on the Boring Company’s high-speed tunnels. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority voted Tuesday to continue talks with Elon Musk’s tunnel-digging startup, with a plan to secure a contract by June. The city is looking for a transportation...
  19. Ty_McMahan

    Boring Company Chicago: Can They Dig It?

    When it comes to Elon Musk’s plan to dig an 18-mile high-speed transit tunnel under Chicago, it seems they’re not “digging” it. “They” being former federal prosecutor Lori Lightfoot and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, who will be considered by voters in a mayoral runoff election on...
  20. mspohr

    NYC Looks to Tesla to help solve subway mess

    New York Governor Cuomo Called Tesla for Help With NYC Subway System NYC subway closure canceled, Elon Musk's Boring Company tapped for ideas to improve other systems “I called up Tesla, and I said, ‘Here’s the question: We’re trying to move subway cars, get them closer together. Do you have...
  21. TMC Staff

    Boring Company Shows Off First Completed Tunnel

    The Boring Company’s initial Test Tunnel, located in Hawthorne, Calif., was unveiled Tuesday. The tunnel is being used for the research and development of the Boring Company’s tunneling and public transportation systems. The company also released footage of a Tesla Model X being lowered into...
  22. TMC Staff

    WSJ: Musk Called Out for Using SpaceX Resources for Boring Co.

    A Wall Street Journal report says SpaceX investors called out Chief Executive Elon Musk about using the space exploration company’s resources for his tunnel digging effort the Boring Company. Musk has been known to leverage assets across his various technology company’s. Musk personally...
  23. TMC Staff

    Video: Boring Company Breaks New Ground, Announces Medieval Castle Watchtower

    The first tunnel at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorn, CA is nearing completion The Boring Company (TBC) currently has several high-speed underground transportation projects in the works. Most are still in the preliminary planning stages. However, a 2-mile test tunnel located beneath SpaceX’s...
  24. TMC Staff

    Boring Company to Showcase First Tunnel in December, Offer Free Rides to Public

    The Boring Company plans to hold an event Dec. 10 to showcase its first underground tunnel. Elon Musk tweeted that free rides will be offered in the Hawthorne, Calif. tunnel, which stretches for two miles beyond the SpaceX parking lot. Musk said passengers could hit speeds as fast as 155 mph...
  25. TMC Staff

    Watch the ‘Boring Bricks’ Being Produced

    The Boring Company has shared images of its “Boring Bricks,” which are produced from earth removed in its tunneling efforts. A short video shows the Boring Bricks being produced. They look to be roughly the size of a standard cinder block with Lego-like holes for interlocking. Elon Musk...
  26. TMC Staff

    The Boring Company Offers Details on Chicago Project, New Video of L.A. Tunnel

    The Boring Company offered Thursday new details on its plan to build a high-speed underground transit system, including a video of Model X accelerating through a tunnel on electric skates. The Boring Company was selected to build an underground transportation system connecting downtown...
  27. Bebop

    Boring Company Selected to Build O’Hare Express in Chicago.

    Elon Musk chosen to build, operate O'Hare express dubbed 'Tesla-in-a-tunnel' Exciting!
  28. J

    Boring and SpaceX to work together on Hyperloop

    Musk is planning to link Boring’s hyperloop project with his SpaceX company’s projects for a much more advanced transportation system. Musk’s company has begun work on a tunnel between Washington DC and New York City while work on another tunnel between Los Angeles and San Francisco is set to...
  29. TMC Staff

    The Boring Company’s L.A. “Loop” Gets City Support

    Elon Musk said Thursday that The Boring Company will partner with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority to build an underground transportation system called “Loop.” Unfortunately, that’s about all that has been released about the partnership. No financial details were...
  30. MelaniainLA

    Two Tickets to Elon Musk’s Boring Company Los Angeles Unveiling Event Thursday 5/17 at 7pm

    I have two extra tickets to the sold-out (and oversubscribed) event that Elon Musk has been tweeting about today at 7pm Thursday May 17 in Los Angeles (location in Bel Air on Sepulveda Blvd)! Elon Musk to outline Boring Company plans at LA event, webcast | Fox Business If you’re interested in...
  31. TMC Staff

    The Boring Company to Announce More L.A. Plans

    Elon Musk tweeted today that The Boring Company will present new plans for its work in Los Angeles during an information session to be livestreamed Thursday at 7 p.m. PT. The announcement follows word from Musk last week that the the Boring Company’s tunnel under Los Angeles is “almost done”...
  32. TMC Staff

    Musk Says Boring Company’s L.A. Tunnel is ‘Almost Done’

    Elon Musk said Thursday that the the Boring Company’s tunnel under Los Angeles is “almost done” and pending regulatory approval will be offering free rides in “a few months.” The 2-mile tunnel was proposed to originate in Hawthorne and extend to the Los Angeles International Airport. The...
  33. TMC Staff

    Blog The Boring Company Bought $400,000 Worth of Equipment from Tesla

    Elon Musk continues to find ways for his multiple companies to work together, the latest being an order of Tesla motors and battery packs supplied to the Boring Company. The amount of equipment sold to the tunnel-digging startup totaled $400,000 for this year and 2017, according to a...
  34. TMC Staff

    The Boring Company Raises $113M For High-Speed Tunnel Projects

    The Boring Company has raised $113 million in fresh capital, according to a regulatory filing. The company told Bloomberg that roughly $100 million of the total amount came from CEO Elon Musk and the rest from early employees. No no venture capitalists or outside investors participated...
  35. TMC Staff

    The Boring Company to Turn Rock From Tunnels Into Building Blocks

    For his latest endeavor, Elon Musk is taking on the title “rock star.” Musk dropped the “rock star” joke in a series of tweets announcing a plan to turn material removed during the Boring Company’s tunneling into interlocking bricks that could be used to construct “sculptures and buildings.”...
  36. TMC Staff

    Boring Company Releases Map of Route Connecting Baltimore and Washington

    The Boring Company has released a map of the proposed route for an underground transit system between Baltimore and Washington. According to the company’s website, “the proposed twin tunnels would run in parallel for approximately 35 miles from downtown DC to downtown Baltimore, beneath New...
  37. TMC Staff

    Musk Says Boring Company To Focus on Hyperloop to Transport Pedestrians

    Elon Musk says The Boring Company is shifting its plan a bit to prioritize pedestrians and cyclists over cars. A video the company previously published showed cars being transported on sled-like platforms. Cars would be lowered into the tunnel by street-level elevators and then transported...
  38. Brando

    "Special Offering" from an Elon company? E-SnowMobile

    How about another "special offering" from one of Elon's companies? Electric Snow Mobile Taiga Motors Taiga Motors | Customer How about helping out this Canadian startup get going? (I think a former Tesla employee may work there?) Offer at Tesla stores? Offer to just Tesla owners? Offer as a...
  39. TMC Staff

    The Boring Company Receives Permit to Dig in D.C.

    The Boring Company continues to piece together permits to make its Washington D.C. to New York Hyperloop plan a reality. The latest is approval for preparation and preliminary excavation of a site within D.C. at 53 New York Avenue NE, next to a McDonald’s and near the Bureau of Alcohol...
  40. TMC Staff

    Blog Tesla Wants The Boring Company to Dig Tunnels Between Factories

    Tesla CEO Elon Musk continues to find ways for his companies to work together. The latest is a plan to use The Boring Company to dig tunnels for transporting Tesla parts and vehicles between facilities. On Tesla’s earnings call, Musk gave an example of the problem he hopes to solve: “We...
  41. TMC Staff

    Boring Company Flamethrower is Now ‘Not a Flamethrower’

    The Boring Company has sold 20,000 flamethrowers marked with the company logo at $500 a piece, a marketing stunt that captured headlines and $10 million in proceeds. But, customs agents are not keen on something called a “flamethrower” passing through their watch. So, to solve that problem...
  42. S'toon

    No Mention of the Boring Company Flame Thrower Yet?

    Flamethrower Elon Musk sold $2M in The Boring Company Flamethrowers in 24 hours
  43. TMC Staff

    Culver City Wants Outside Consult on Boring Company’s Tunnel Plan

    The Boring Company’s plan to dig a 6.5 mile tunnel near Los Angeles was met with concerns this week from Culver City council members and the public. Elon Musk’s tunneling startup hopes to secure approval from the city council for the project, which is part of Musk’s vision to build an...
  44. malcolm

    Musk vs Wonka

    Elon Musk’s Boring Company sends out invites to hat buyers to drive boring machine and tour tunnel Original Song Come with me And you'll be In a world of modern excavation. Take a look And you'll see Lots of holes for transportation. Grab your hat! Don't look back! Travelling like a Horta on...
  45. TMC Staff

    The Boring Company Releases Map of L.A. Project

    The Boring Company has released a map of its planned network of underground tunnels in Los Angeles and a bit more information about the project. The first route will be a 6.5-mile proof-of-concept tunnel through Los Angeles and Culver City, according to the company’s website. “The tunnel will...
  46. A

    This Week Tesla & Companies

    To Where'ere Our Hearts Shall Thrust Us When a man finds the vehicle. You know she's the apple of his eye. If he lets you have a peep at it? You're cool. If he permits getting up close to touch and tinker? He respects your opinion. Find yourself in the passenger seat along for a ride...
  47. TMC Staff

    The Boring Company Hopes to Bring Express Service to O’Hare

    The Boring Company will compete for a project announced by the City of Chicago to fund, build, and operate an express transportation service connecting O’Hare Airport and downtown. Elon Musk confirmed the company’s plan to bid after the contest was announced. It was reported in June that Musk...
  48. A

    This Week Tesla & Companies

    Got any leftovers? No worries. Make soup. Turkey hash is a favorite this time of year. Then again any dish that has rice as one of its ingredients makes my list. Home's where the heart is. No matter where we choose to roam off grid. Or gather for comforts. Sharing stories with families and...
  49. TMC Staff

    Musk Says The Boring Company’s ‘Initial Hat Offering’ Raised $300,000

    After putting hats with The Boring Company’s logo up for sale last month, Elon Musk said this week that more than 15,000 were purchased. At $20 a pop, that amounts to $300,000 that Musk says will go toward more tunnel digging. Musk thanked fans on Twitter for participating in the “Initial Hat...
  50. aikisteve

    Part 3 of my trip to the US: visiting SpaceX and Hyperloop

    Part 3 of the trip to the US for the #Tesla semi unveil event, where I visit SpaceX and look at the Hyperloop and Boring Company. This whole trip just felt like a tour of Elon's factories :-) Enjoy!