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Motor Guide Results

Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket. We found 111 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust (687 motors didn't fit, 2 motors failed safety checks). All motors had thrust curves available and 223 flight simulations were performed. Browse the motors that did and didn't work right here or download the results as a spreadsheet.

The Rocket

Rocket Name:   Vagabond 29
Owner: Wayne Comfort
Body Diameter: 1.64in
Dry Weight: 8.4oz
MMT Diameter: 29.0mm
MMT Length: 17.00in
CD: 0.70

Motors That Work

These motors fit your rocket and appear to have enough thrust to lift it safely. If thrust curves are available, a quick simulation has been run to give a rough idea of the performance of your rocket on this motor. We encourage you to run a more complete simulation with any motor you plan to use; see the simulators page for more info.

  Motor Weight Launch Velocity Accel Altitude Time Delay
OK Estes E16 11.4oz 50ft/s 274ft/s 7.6G 980ft 8.2s 6s
OK AeroTech E23 12.1oz 61ft/s 270ft/s 10.4G 983ft 7.7s 6s
OK AeroTech E16 12.2oz 54ft/s 258ft/s 8.6G 1,054ft 8.3s 6s
OK Cesaroni F36 12.1oz 67ft/s 382ft/s 22.7G 1,245ft 8.2s 7s
OK AeroTech F37 12.3oz 58ft/s 393ft/s 12.6G 1,498ft 9.1s 8s
OK AeroTech F27 11.2oz 62ft/s 380ft/s 10.5G 1,550ft 9.2s 7s
OK Cesaroni F36 12.0oz 64ft/s 425ft/s 11.9G 1,571ft 9.2s 8s
OK Cesaroni F32 12.2oz 59ft/s 409ft/s 12.0G 1,587ft 9.4s 8s
OK AeroTech F62 12.2oz 76ft/s 457ft/s 17.9G 1,606ft 9.0s 8s
OK Cesaroni F29 12.1oz 55ft/s 406ft/s 8.8G 1,632ft 9.6s 8s
OK Cesaroni F120 12.1oz 114ft/s 516ft/s 41.8G 1,648ft 8.9s 8s
OK AeroTech F23 11.3oz 68ft/s 397ft/s 14.5G 1,653ft 9.4s 7s
OK Cesaroni F31 12.0oz 59ft/s 445ft/s 15.8G 1,677ft 9.4s 8s
OK Cesaroni F59 11.9oz 87ft/s 497ft/s 20.4G 1,719ft 9.2s 8s
OK AeroTech F42 11.1oz 91ft/s 475ft/s 21.3G 1,734ft 9.2s 8s
OK AeroTech F20 11.2oz 70ft/s 420ft/s 14.4G 1,805ft 9.6s 7s
OK AeroTech F67 11.2oz 102ft/s 571ft/s 26.6G 1,861ft 9.3s 8s
OK AeroTech F22 13.2oz 51ft/s 390ft/s 7.4G 1,893ft 10.5s 7s
OK AeroTech F26 12.0oz 62ft/s 435ft/s 10.5G 1,904ft 10.0s 7s
OK AeroTech F50 11.4oz 88ft/s 580ft/s 21.9G 2,033ft 9.6s 8s
OK AeroTech F52 12.7oz 88ft/s 549ft/s 21.5G 2,094ft 10.0s 9s
OK AeroTech F25 11.6oz 77ft/s 488ft/s 16.9G 2,151ft 10.2s 8s
warningsW Estes F50 11.3oz 91ft/s 628ft/s 23.7G 2,228ft 9.9s 8s
OK AeroTech F40 12.9oz 77ft/s 531ft/s 18.1G 2,237ft 10.4s 8s
OK AeroTech G54 13.2oz 83ft/s 584ft/s 21.2G 2,256ft 10.3s 9s
OK Cesaroni G88 13.8oz 97ft/s 656ft/s 29.6G 2,269ft 10.1s 9s
OK AeroTech G104 13.2oz 111ft/s 667ft/s 32.2G 2,315ft 10.1s 9s
OK AeroTech G74 11.5oz 95ft/s 744ft/s 27.2G 2,384ft 10.1s 9s
OK AeroTech G38 12.8oz 69ft/s 556ft/s 13.8G 2,470ft 10.9s 8s
OK AeroTech G53 13.5oz 91ft/s 612ft/s 22.1G 2,475ft 10.6s 9s
OK Cesaroni G80 13.5oz 87ft/s 722ft/s 25.4G 2,521ft 10.5s 9s
warningsW Apogee F10 11.4oz 52ft/s 322ft/s 7.9G 2,591ft 13.5s 6s
OK AeroTech G77 12.7oz 92ft/s 802ft/s 26.2G 2,648ft 10.5s 9s
OK AeroTech G77 14.2oz 80ft/s 729ft/s 21.6G 2,662ft 10.9s 10s
warningsW Estes G40 12.7oz 84ft/s 643ft/s 19.6G 2,705ft 10.9s 9s
OK AeroTech G40 12.7oz 84ft/s 643ft/s 19.6G 2,705ft 10.9s 9s
OK Cesaroni G250 13.4oz 153ft/s 932ft/s 78.0G 2,721ft 10.4s 10s
OK AeroTech G79 13.9oz 93ft/s 754ft/s 24.6G 2,744ft 10.9s 9s
OK AeroTech G79 12.8oz 78ft/s 766ft/s 21.5G 2,767ft 10.8s 9s
OK Cesaroni G83 13.5oz 99ft/s 772ft/s 25.7G 2,768ft 10.8s 10s
OK Cesaroni G68 13.9oz 82ft/s 731ft/s 22.8G 2,806ft 11.1s 9s
OK Cesaroni G57 13.5oz 89ft/s 698ft/s 22.4G 2,860ft 11.2s 9s
OK Cesaroni G126 13.5oz 114ft/s 885ft/s 41.4G 2,880ft 10.7s 10s
OK AeroTech G76 13.6oz 123ft/s 737ft/s 39.0G 2,899ft 10.9s 9s
OK Cesaroni G131 15.5oz 109ft/s 876ft/s 33.6G 2,954ft 11.0s 10s
OK AeroTech G75 13.0oz 98ft/s 813ft/s 26.9G 2,975ft 10.9s 9s
OK AeroTech G125 12.8oz 112ft/s 995ft/s 40.5G 2,989ft 10.7s 10s
OK AeroTech G64 13.7oz 105ft/s 726ft/s 27.5G 2,994ft 11.2s 9s
OK AeroTech G78 12.8oz 94ft/s 872ft/s 27.4G 3,011ft 10.9s 9s
OK AeroTech G80 12.9oz 104ft/s 890ft/s 28.0G 3,124ft 11.0s 9s
OK Cesaroni G106 15.0oz 91ft/s 932ft/s 30.5G 3,233ft 11.5s 10s
OK AeroTech G25 12.7oz 61ft/s 588ft/s 11.1G 3,252ft 12.4s 7s
OK KBA G135 16.4oz 97ft/s 947ft/s 33.6G 3,308ft 11.6s 11s
OK KBA G82 16.5oz 79ft/s 834ft/s 19.6G 3,348ft 12.0s 10s
OK Cesaroni H410 14.8oz 189ft/s 1,288ft/s 129.7G 3,448ft 11.1s 11s
OK AeroTech H165 15.5oz 115ft/s 1,078ft/s 43.9G 3,471ft 11.4s 10s
OK Cesaroni H175 17.1oz 123ft/s 1,080ft/s 46.8G 3,500ft 11.6s 11s
OK AeroTech G75 16.6oz 75ft/s 830ft/s 16.2G 3,501ft 12.2s 10s
OK Cesaroni G125 15.3oz 111ft/s 1,029ft/s 37.2G 3,520ft 11.6s 10s
OK Cesaroni G118 15.0oz 107ft/s 1,028ft/s 36.4G 3,550ft 11.7s 10s
OK AeroTech G138 13.6oz 110ft/s 1,229ft/s 42.4G 3,571ft 11.2s 10s
OK Cesaroni H133 15.1oz 112ft/s 1,050ft/s 44.8G 3,583ft 11.6s 10s
OK Cesaroni H163 15.0oz 126ft/s 1,134ft/s 51.3G 3,585ft 11.5s 10s
OK AeroTech H238 15.3oz 141ft/s 1,163ft/s 55.1G 3,614ft 11.5s 11s
OK AeroTech H128 15.7oz 122ft/s 1,086ft/s 41.3G 3,633ft 11.6s 10s
OK Cesaroni H90 14.1oz 104ft/s 999ft/s 38.6G 3,672ft 11.7s 10s
OK Cesaroni G33 15.3oz 54ft/s 647ft/s 12.6G 3,703ft 13.5s 9s
OK AeroTech H115 15.6oz 100ft/s 1,075ft/s 27.7G 3,729ft 11.7s 10s
OK Cesaroni H123 16.4oz 101ft/s 1,065ft/s 29.6G 3,748ft 12.0s 11s
OK Cesaroni H87 15.6oz 95ft/s 962ft/s 28.6G 3,752ft 12.1s 10s
OK Cesaroni G54 15.2oz 102ft/s 771ft/s 27.7G 3,769ft 12.3s 9s
OK Cesaroni H118 16.6oz 107ft/s 1,052ft/s 35.9G 3,909ft 12.1s 11s
OK Cesaroni H54 15.8oz 88ft/s 785ft/s 22.1G 3,920ft 12.7s 9s
OK AeroTech H97 18.2oz 84ft/s 981ft/s 21.1G 3,930ft 12.5s 10s
OK Cesaroni H237 18.8oz 135ft/s 1,250ft/s 54.4G 3,936ft 12.0s 11s
OK AeroTech H220 17.2oz 149ft/s 1,256ft/s 63.2G 4,003ft 12.0s 11s
OK AeroTech H210 17.1oz 129ft/s 1,281ft/s 54.0G 4,063ft 12.1s 11s
OK AeroTech H182 15.7oz 119ft/s 1,373ft/s 42.9G 4,080ft 11.7s 11s
OK Cesaroni H151 16.8oz 118ft/s 1,180ft/s 42.6G 4,086ft 12.1s 11s
OK Cesaroni H170 16.6oz 132ft/s 1,260ft/s 50.6G 4,182ft 12.1s 11s
OK AeroTech H195 15.3oz 146ft/s 1,466ft/s 58.8G 4,205ft 11.6s 10s
OK AeroTech H180 17.3oz 134ft/s 1,301ft/s 52.8G 4,217ft 12.1s 11s
OK Cesaroni H160 18.0oz 110ft/s 1,234ft/s 36.2G 4,241ft 12.4s 11s
OK AeroTech H250 17.4oz 147ft/s 1,380ft/s 66.9G 4,246ft 12.1s 11s
OK Cesaroni H135 17.3oz 113ft/s 1,176ft/s 33.5G 4,253ft 12.4s 11s
OK Cesaroni H42 16.9oz 63ft/s 762ft/s 14.9G 4,363ft 13.9s 10s
OK Cesaroni H295 20.5oz 157ft/s 1,414ft/s 63.9G 4,367ft 12.4s 12s
OK KBA H130 33.4oz 86ft/s 753ft/s 22.7G 4,419ft 14.8s 13s
OK KBA H225 19.5oz 111ft/s 1,348ft/s 49.5G 4,485ft 12.8s 12s
OK AeroTech H135 15.9oz 111ft/s 1,187ft/s 34.0G 4,544ft 12.7s 11s
OK Cesaroni H194 18.4oz 128ft/s 1,355ft/s 54.2G 4,566ft 12.5s 11s
OK Cesaroni H180 19.5oz 131ft/s 1,299ft/s 49.1G 4,599ft 12.8s 11s
OK Cesaroni H200 18.1oz 136ft/s 1,376ft/s 57.0G 4,622ft 12.5s 11s
OK Cesaroni H255 16.6oz 166ft/s 1,576ft/s 80.9G 4,645ft 12.2s 11s
OK Cesaroni H340 22.2oz 152ft/s 1,490ft/s 71.8G 4,648ft 12.7s 12s
OK Cesaroni H399 18.8oz 193ft/s 1,652ft/s 104.3G 4,668ft 12.4s 12s
OK Cesaroni H140 18.2oz 126ft/s 1,265ft/s 47.7G 4,860ft 12.9s 11s
OK Cesaroni H53 18.5oz 73ft/s 884ft/s 17.2G 4,949ft 14.2s 10s
OK Cesaroni H226 21.1oz 145ft/s 1,423ft/s 58.9G 5,016ft 13.1s 12s
OK Cesaroni H233 20.0oz 135ft/s 1,511ft/s 60.5G 5,044ft 12.9s 12s
OK AeroTech H268 21.0oz 140ft/s 1,504ft/s 56.2G 5,054ft 13.1s 12s
OK Cesaroni H255 19.6oz 169ft/s 1,584ft/s 75.0G 5,080ft 12.9s 12s
OK Cesaroni H159 20.5oz 106ft/s 1,341ft/s 32.4G 5,115ft 13.3s 11s
OK AeroTech I200 21.0oz 139ft/s 1,425ft/s 51.2G 5,217ft 13.2s 11s
OK Cesaroni H160 19.7oz 149ft/s 1,344ft/s 57.1G 5,265ft 13.2s 11s
OK AeroTech I205 19.5oz 138ft/s 1,567ft/s 66.2G 5,273ft 12.8s 11s
OK Cesaroni I204 20.7oz 144ft/s 1,502ft/s 61.3G 5,378ft 13.2s 11s
OK Cesaroni I243 22.5oz 151ft/s 1,573ft/s 69.0G 5,678ft 13.5s 12s
OK Cesaroni I224 21.5oz 151ft/s 1,600ft/s 71.9G 5,713ft 13.5s 12s
warningsW,D Estes F26 11.4oz 8:1 thrust/weight ratio (no data)
warningsW,D Estes G80 12.8oz 22:1 thrust/weight ratio (no data)

W Motor total weight unknown, lift-off Weight not accurate.

D No simulation data found for this motor.

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Motors That Fail

These motors fit your rocket, but failed one safety check or another. They may actually work, but you should use them only with caution. We encourage you to run a more complete simulation to verify flight safety; see the simulators page for more info.

  Motor Reason
failedG Estes F15 speed at end of launch guide too slow (47ft/s)
failedG AeroTech G8 speed at end of launch guide too slow (25ft/s)

G These simulations were run with a launch guide length of 6ft (rod, rail or tower). If this is not correct, launch guide lengths can be specified for your saved rockets. (The minimum velocity required is approximately 15m/s or 50ft/s.)

Download the Results

The data is presented in a compact form in the tables above, broken down by motors that worked and those that did not. If you would like to analyze the data further, this section provides download links for files in a generic spreadsheet format (comma-separated value, or CSV) that can be opened with almost any spreadsheet program.

CSV Excel   Download full details of the simulation runs with the various motors:
that worked, that failed, or all of them.
 
RockSim   Download the list of motors that fit your rocket into a batch for use with SMARTSim. (See the Simulators page for more info.)

You should download these files to your machine and then open them. Normally, clicking the link will prompt you to do this. However, if your browser insists on opening the file as plain text, you can right-click (control-click on the Mac) on the link and chose Save File As (or similar).

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