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Motor Guide Results

Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket. We found 51 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust (740 motors didn't fit, 11 motors failed safety checks). 61 motor had thrust curves available and 123 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:   Gizmo XL-DD-V
Owner: Erik Czerwin
Body Diameter: 8.20in
Dry Weight: 40.00lb
MMT Diameter: 98.0mm
MMT Length: 48.00in
CD: 0.60

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 Cesaroni K1620 46.78lb 59ft/s 328ft/s 8.0G 1,539ft 10.1s 9s
OK AeroTech K1999 46.59lb 65ft/s 352ft/s 9.2G 1,681ft 10.4s 9s
OK AeroTech L1300 50.77lb 49ft/s 515ft/s 5.9G 3,438ft 15.0s 11s
OK AeroTech L2500 51.00lb 72ft/s 594ft/s 11.6G 3,584ft 14.3s 12s
OK AeroTech L1500 50.27lb 56ft/s 540ft/s 7.4G 3,591ft 14.9s 11s
OK Cesaroni L3150 50.43lb 81ft/s 636ft/s 15.4G 3,746ft 14.3s 13s
OK Cesaroni M1560 50.97lb 54ft/s 602ft/s 6.9G 4,150ft 15.9s 12s
OK AeroTech M1305 55.65lb 51ft/s 629ft/s 6.8G 5,243ft 17.9s 12s
OK AeroTech M1600 55.25lb 53ft/s 702ft/s 6.6G 5,361ft 17.8s 13s
OK AeroTech M4500 54.60lb 98ft/s 891ft/s 22.1G 5,519ft 16.4s 15s
OK Cesaroni M4770 54.34lb 96ft/s 923ft/s 23.3G 5,588ft 16.5s 15s
OK AeroTech M1340 55.43lb 51ft/s 663ft/s 6.6G 5,658ft 18.3s 13s
OK Cesaroni M2505 53.78lb 69ft/s 830ft/s 11.3G 5,714ft 17.3s 14s
OK Cesaroni M1060 54.71lb 51ft/s 618ft/s 5.2G 5,814ft 19.3s 12s
OK AeroTech M2100 55.25lb 65ft/s 791ft/s 10.9G 5,850ft 17.7s 14s
OK AeroTech M2400 54.22lb 69ft/s 828ft/s 10.3G 5,854ft 17.6s 14s
OK Cesaroni M1520 54.81lb 55ft/s 727ft/s 6.3G 5,880ft 18.6s 14s
OK Cesaroni M1290 56.34lb 48ft/s 684ft/s 5.1G 5,893ft 19.1s 13s
OK AeroTech M1800 60.20lb 55ft/s 757ft/s 9.7G 6,015ft 18.5s 14s
OK Cesaroni M1790 58.24lb 53ft/s 781ft/s 6.7G 6,081ft 18.7s 14s
OK AeroTech M1845 54.73lb 64ft/s 793ft/s 8.8G 6,228ft 18.4s 14s
OK Cesaroni M6400 57.46lb 116ft/s 1,042ft/s 28.3G 6,282ft 17.1s 16s
OK AeroTech M2000 59.81lb 58ft/s 857ft/s 7.7G 6,761ft 19.2s 15s
OK AeroTech M6000 58.65lb 104ft/s 1,115ft/s 26.4G 6,864ft 17.8s 16s
OK AeroTech M2500 57.78lb 71ft/s 948ft/s 10.2G 7,049ft 18.9s 15s
OK Cesaroni N10000 61.87lb 145ft/s 1,208ft/s 43.0G 7,081ft 17.7s 17s
OK Gorilla M1025 62.35lb 52ft/s 648ft/s 5.4G 7,092ft 21.4s 12s
OK Cesaroni M3400 57.88lb 80ft/s 1,060ft/s 14.2G 7,270ft 18.7s 16s
OK Cesaroni M1890 59.45lb 58ft/s 870ft/s 7.4G 7,306ft 20.0s 15s
OK Cesaroni M1800 58.39lb 59ft/s 875ft/s 7.4G 7,388ft 20.0s 14s
OK Cesaroni M1450 58.91lb 61ft/s 790ft/s 8.2G 7,489ft 20.5s 14s
OK AeroTech N2220 66.45lb 63ft/s 901ft/s 9.1G 7,490ft 19.9s 15s
OK Cesaroni N1800 60.24lb 59ft/s 869ft/s 7.2G 7,619ft 20.4s 14s
OK AeroTech M1939 59.82lb 56ft/s 836ft/s 7.1G 7,628ft 20.4s 13s
OK Gorilla N2717 62.35lb 65ft/s 997ft/s 13.8G 7,731ft 19.6s 15s
OK Cesaroni N2600 65.31lb 63ft/s 990ft/s 9.2G 7,734ft 19.9s 16s
OK Cesaroni M795 58.72lb 53ft/s 629ft/s 5.6G 7,897ft 23.2s 10s
OK Loki N3800 65.57lb 89ft/s 1,132ft/s 15.5G 8,406ft 19.7s 17s
OK Cesaroni N2200 65.04lb 62ft/s 975ft/s 8.5G 8,469ft 21.0s 15s
OK Cesaroni N5600 64.87lb 101ft/s 1,349ft/s 22.0G 8,864ft 19.6s 17s
OK AeroTech N2000 67.08lb 65ft/s 954ft/s 9.0G 9,097ft 21.7s 14s
OK Cesaroni N2500 65.72lb 76ft/s 1,066ft/s 11.5G 9,283ft 21.2s 16s
OK Cesaroni N2850 65.77lb 69ft/s 1,149ft/s 10.2G 9,297ft 21.1s 16s
OK AeroTech N3300 66.57lb 75ft/s 1,181ft/s 11.8G 9,309ft 20.9s 16s
OK Cesaroni N3180 66.89lb 74ft/s 1,200ft/s 11.5G 9,430ft 21.0s 16s
OK Gorilla N1720 74.00lb 69ft/s 881ft/s 10.0G 9,490ft 22.6s 14s
OK Cesaroni N1975 69.21lb 49ft/s 1,033ft/s 6.1G 9,739ft 23.0s 16s
OK Cesaroni N2501 69.34lb 70ft/s 1,108ft/s 10.4G 10,059ft 22.0s 16s
OK AeroTech N1000 68.16lb 55ft/s 747ft/s 6.0G 10,285ft 25.8s 10s
OK Cesaroni N1100 65.55lb 64ft/s 790ft/s 8.3G 10,286ft 24.7s 12s
warningsD Gorilla M1565 61.61lb 6:1 thrust/weight ratio (no data)

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 AeroTech K680 speed at end of launch guide too slow (35ft/s)
failedG AeroTech K650 speed at end of launch guide too slow (32ft/s)
failedG AeroTech K458 speed at end of launch guide too slow (24ft/s)
failedG AeroTech L339 speed at end of launch guide too slow (23ft/s)
failedG AeroTech L400 speed at end of launch guide too slow (30ft/s)
failedG AeroTech L952 speed at end of launch guide too slow (36ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni L610 speed at end of launch guide too slow (38ft/s)
failedG AeroTech M1075 speed at end of launch guide too slow (41ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni M520 speed at end of launch guide too slow (41ft/s)
failedG AeroTech M1419 speed at end of launch guide too slow (45ft/s)
failedG AeroTech M750 speed at end of launch guide too slow (37ft/s)

G These simulations were run with a launch guide length of 8ft (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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