Why make, build or sell a flamethrower? That is the question posed by the man who designed what he calls America's first hand-held flamethrower.
Chris Byars's answer: "It's awesome."
Byars says he has sold and delivered 30 of his XM42 model, costing $899 (£588). He has received orders for 400 more.
This is not something you can buy at your local store - the XM42 can propel burning napalm-like fuel 25ft (8m), igniting and scorching anything in its path.
A flamethrower could have a practical function, but that is not how Byers is marketing it.
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