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Motor Guide Results

Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket. We found 48 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust (747 motors didn't fit, 7 motors failed safety checks). 55 motor had thrust curves available and 101 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:   Jughead
Owner: Wayne Comfort
Body Diameter: 5.00in
Dry Weight: 14.50lb
MMT Diameter: 75.0mm
MMT Length: 29.00in
CD: 0.40

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 AeroTech K1499 18.34lb 87ft/s 502ft/s 20.4G 2,969ft 13.2s 12s
OK Cesaroni K735 20.03lb 48ft/s 626ft/s 9.3G 4,611ft 16.8s 14s
OK AeroTech K780 20.97lb 53ft/s 714ft/s 9.5G 5,601ft 18.2s 15s
OK Cesaroni K2000 19.93lb 87ft/s 828ft/s 28.0G 5,803ft 17.5s 16s
OK Cesaroni K1085 19.86lb 64ft/s 797ft/s 12.7G 5,967ft 18.2s 16s
OK Cesaroni K661 20.07lb 50ft/s 734ft/s 7.6G 6,033ft 19.0s 15s
OK Cesaroni K510 20.21lb 49ft/s 676ft/s 6.6G 6,082ft 19.5s 15s
OK AeroTech K1000 20.24lb 65ft/s 802ft/s 11.9G 6,195ft 18.5s 16s
OK Cesaroni L820 22.04lb 49ft/s 846ft/s 9.1G 7,057ft 20.2s 16s
OK Cesaroni L910 20.27lb 62ft/s 886ft/s 10.8G 7,231ft 20.0s 17s
OK Cesaroni L3200 21.70lb 103ft/s 1,109ft/s 39.7G 7,954ft 19.6s 19s
OK Gorilla L789 21.95lb 49ft/s 915ft/s 8.5G 7,993ft 21.3s 17s
OK Gorilla L425 22.22lb 49ft/s 722ft/s 6.7G 8,206ft 22.8s 15s
OK AeroTech L1150 22.60lb 65ft/s 999ft/s 12.5G 8,303ft 20.9s 18s
OK Loki L930 22.30lb 59ft/s 977ft/s 10.4G 8,524ft 21.5s 18s
OK Gorilla L1150 22.22lb 62ft/s 1,018ft/s 17.2G 8,549ft 21.1s 18s
OK Gorilla L985 22.51lb 49ft/s 1,022ft/s 10.7G 8,563ft 21.6s 18s
OK AeroTech L875 24.59lb 51ft/s 957ft/s 8.6G 8,627ft 22.0s 17s
OK Cesaroni L995 22.42lb 67ft/s 993ft/s 12.1G 8,669ft 21.4s 18s
OK AeroTech L850 22.75lb 61ft/s 957ft/s 11.0G 8,732ft 21.6s 17s
OK AeroTech L1040 24.90lb 57ft/s 988ft/s 10.8G 8,733ft 21.8s 18s
OK AeroTech L900 24.91lb 51ft/s 964ft/s 8.8G 8,785ft 22.2s 18s
OK Gorilla L1112 22.50lb 66ft/s 1,038ft/s 12.0G 8,804ft 21.4s 18s
OK Cesaroni L851 22.85lb 53ft/s 987ft/s 8.9G 8,820ft 22.0s 18s
OK Cesaroni L1720 21.87lb 78ft/s 1,166ft/s 19.6G 8,922ft 20.9s 19s
OK Cesaroni L1355 25.44lb 70ft/s 1,056ft/s 15.5G 8,928ft 21.4s 18s
OK AeroTech L1520 22.55lb 72ft/s 1,116ft/s 16.4G 8,941ft 21.1s 19s
OK Cesaroni L1050 22.10lb 62ft/s 1,049ft/s 11.5G 9,015ft 21.7s 18s
OK Cesaroni L800 22.24lb 61ft/s 964ft/s 11.1G 9,058ft 22.2s 17s
OK Loki L840 22.76lb 60ft/s 992ft/s 10.8G 9,229ft 22.1s 17s
OK Loki L1482 22.30lb 70ft/s 1,176ft/s 15.6G 9,256ft 21.4s 19s
OK AeroTech L1390 23.05lb 71ft/s 1,121ft/s 15.6G 9,281ft 21.6s 19s
OK AeroTech L1170 25.50lb 65ft/s 1,078ft/s 12.2G 9,391ft 22.1s 18s
OK Cesaroni L1350 22.37lb 72ft/s 1,220ft/s 14.7G 10,139ft 22.3s 19s
OK AeroTech L1420 24.56lb 71ft/s 1,244ft/s 14.8G 10,448ft 22.6s 19s
OK AeroTech L1365 25.32lb 70ft/s 1,220ft/s 13.7G 10,636ft 23.0s 19s
OK Cesaroni L2375 23.67lb 90ft/s 1,452ft/s 25.0G 11,015ft 22.4s 20s
OK AeroTech L2200 25.04lb 92ft/s 1,371ft/s 28.0G 11,087ft 22.5s 20s
OK Cesaroni L1395 24.03lb 76ft/s 1,311ft/s 15.9G 11,118ft 23.1s 20s
OK Cesaroni L1115 24.21lb 71ft/s 1,210ft/s 14.3G 11,300ft 23.7s 19s
OK AeroTech M1350 25.10lb 73ft/s 1,272ft/s 15.0G 11,396ft 23.4s 19s
OK AeroTech M1500 25.29lb 75ft/s 1,329ft/s 14.6G 11,543ft 23.6s 20s
OK Cesaroni M1101 25.39lb 66ft/s 1,236ft/s 11.8G 11,568ft 24.0s 19s
OK Cesaroni M2250 24.23lb 90ft/s 1,507ft/s 24.6G 11,864ft 22.9s 20s
OK AeroTech M1780 24.89lb 90ft/s 1,411ft/s 20.8G 11,909ft 23.4s 20s
OK AeroTech M1297 24.72lb 77ft/s 1,316ft/s 17.2G 11,938ft 23.7s 19s
OK Cesaroni M1230 25.18lb 65ft/s 1,313ft/s 12.8G 12,092ft 24.2s 20s
OK Cesaroni M1830 24.47lb 82ft/s 1,473ft/s 19.5G 12,193ft 23.5s 20s

Don't like the units? Login to set your preferences. Don't understand the results? See the motor guide help page.

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 Cesaroni K555 speed at end of launch guide too slow (43ft/s)
failedG AeroTech K560 speed at end of launch guide too slow (47ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni L585 speed at end of launch guide too slow (47ft/s)
failedG Gorilla L695 speed at end of launch guide too slow (37ft/s)
failedG Loki L780 speed at end of launch guide too slow (43ft/s)
failedG Loki L480 speed at end of launch guide too slow (36ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni L645 speed at end of launch guide too slow (47ft/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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