XM42 Handheld Flamethrower

In case of zombie apocalypse, having an XM42, the world’s first legal portable flamethrower, is probably a good idea. Chris Byars, CEO of Ion Productions, the company behind the XM42, told CNET: “It is unique in its internal operation compared to most flamethrowers through history, however, and it is the only one available that does not require an external pressurized fuel tank that needs to be carried around.” You can pick one up from $699. Continue reading for three videos and more information.

CEO Byars adds that his team “comes primarily from an engineering and technical design/production background, with its members working at automotive OEM suppliers and a long-time small business dedicated to producing high quality products. We’re doing everything we can to make sure that the XM42 is done right.”