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Motor Guide Results

Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket. We found 157 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust (628 motors didn't fit, 6 motors failed safety checks). 160 motor had thrust curves available and 289 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:   Home Brew
Owner: William Koropsak
Body Diameter: 2.50in
Dry Weight: 67.0oz
MMT Diameter: 54.0mm
MMT Length: 26.00in
CD: 0.43

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 I215 85.6oz 61ft/s 483ft/s 10.0G 3,101ft 14.0s 12s
OK AeroTech I170 85.6oz 50ft/s 476ft/s 7.9G 3,165ft 14.4s 12s
OK AeroTech I599 85.1oz 105ft/s 545ft/s 31.8G 3,320ft 13.8s 13s
OK AeroTech I229 85.1oz 60ft/s 512ft/s 10.8G 3,334ft 14.4s 13s
OK Cesaroni I150 87.1oz 48ft/s 510ft/s 6.3G 3,761ft 15.8s 13s
OK Cesaroni I445 87.3oz 82ft/s 609ft/s 21.4G 4,031ft 15.2s 14s
OK Cesaroni I218 87.5oz 59ft/s 578ft/s 10.0G 4,134ft 15.9s 14s
OK Cesaroni I165 88.0oz 50ft/s 562ft/s 6.8G 4,323ft 16.7s 13s
OK Hypertek J115 112.2oz 48ft/s 481ft/s 6.6G 4,608ft 18.1s 11s
OK Hypertek J250 112.6oz 66ft/s 605ft/s 12.1G 5,023ft 17.5s 14s
OK Cesaroni I100 95.5oz 55ft/s 490ft/s 10.5G 5,085ft 18.6s 10s
OK Hypertek J170 112.2oz 60ft/s 573ft/s 10.2G 5,244ft 18.3s 14s
OK Hypertek J120 112.6oz 52ft/s 539ft/s 7.4G 5,423ft 19.3s 12s
OK AeroTech I65 93.5oz 49ft/s 522ft/s 6.6G 5,534ft 19.7s 11s
OK Cesaroni J250 96.3oz 52ft/s 740ft/s 9.9G 5,835ft 18.6s 16s
OK Cesaroni J145 96.5oz 57ft/s 629ft/s 17.1G 5,954ft 19.2s 14s
OK AeroTech J250 99.0oz 55ft/s 753ft/s 10.6G 6,009ft 18.7s 16s
OK Hypertek J270 112.7oz 73ft/s 688ft/s 14.8G 6,044ft 18.8s 16s
OK Cesaroni J280 100.7oz 58ft/s 774ft/s 11.2G 6,061ft 18.7s 16s
OK Hypertek J190 112.6oz 63ft/s 660ft/s 11.2G 6,311ft 19.7s 15s
OK AeroTech J250 92.0oz 65ft/s 772ft/s 12.4G 6,314ft 18.8s 16s
OK Cesaroni J1055 94.2oz 118ft/s 925ft/s 44.6G 6,563ft 18.3s 18s
OK AeroTech J315 97.0oz 65ft/s 819ft/s 13.4G 6,574ft 19.1s 17s
OK AeroTech J180 95.5oz 64ft/s 752ft/s 11.4G 6,981ft 19.9s 15s
OK Gorilla J365 109.5oz 52ft/s 862ft/s 16.3G 7,019ft 19.8s 17s
OK Cesaroni J240 97.9oz 58ft/s 837ft/s 10.0G 7,076ft 20.0s 17s
OK AeroTech J275 97.5oz 60ft/s 844ft/s 11.8G 7,289ft 20.1s 16s
OK Cesaroni J430 95.2oz 76ft/s 941ft/s 18.8G 7,302ft 19.6s 18s
OK Cesaroni J210 96.7oz 59ft/s 787ft/s 11.1G 7,347ft 20.8s 17s
OK Cesaroni J293 96.6oz 63ft/s 894ft/s 12.2G 7,366ft 20.1s 17s
OK Cesaroni J244 99.1oz 54ft/s 871ft/s 9.0G 7,443ft 20.6s 17s
OK AeroTech J460 94.8oz 86ft/s 962ft/s 20.4G 7,490ft 19.6s 18s
OK AeroTech J1299 96.4oz 134ft/s 1,043ft/s 56.1G 7,497ft 19.2s 19s
OK AMW J1365 106.5oz 128ft/s 1,044ft/s 53.9G 7,821ft 19.7s 19s
OK AMW J400 115.7oz 65ft/s 941ft/s 15.2G 7,828ft 20.6s 18s
OK Gorilla J167 109.9oz 58ft/s 741ft/s 11.2G 7,834ft 21.7s 16s
OK Loki J350 111.4oz 62ft/s 945ft/s 14.3G 7,955ft 20.8s 18s
OK AMW J475 116.7oz 73ft/s 1,003ft/s 19.4G 8,273ft 20.8s 19s
OK Cesaroni J360 105.9oz 62ft/s 1,027ft/s 17.4G 8,576ft 21.3s 18s
OK Cesaroni J380 112.6oz 65ft/s 1,041ft/s 14.0G 8,623ft 21.4s 19s
OK Gorilla J465 108.7oz 69ft/s 1,061ft/s 22.2G 8,697ft 21.2s 19s
OK Gorilla J395 107.9oz 66ft/s 1,040ft/s 15.0G 8,724ft 21.5s 19s
OK AeroTech J450 110.1oz 68ft/s 1,055ft/s 17.4G 8,830ft 21.5s 19s
OK AeroTech J135 107.2oz 48ft/s 818ft/s 7.9G 8,892ft 22.9s 15s
OK AeroTech J1799 106.2oz 159ft/s 1,233ft/s 73.1G 8,914ft 20.4s 20s
OK AMW J395 111.7oz 70ft/s 1,031ft/s 14.4G 8,914ft 21.7s 19s
OK Gorilla J450 118.3oz 63ft/s 1,046ft/s 18.4G 8,958ft 21.8s 19s
OK Gorilla J485 109.0oz 73ft/s 1,104ft/s 18.9G 9,025ft 21.4s 19s
OK AMW J325 110.4oz 75ft/s 985ft/s 16.6G 9,030ft 21.9s 19s
OK Cesaroni J1520 103.2oz 145ft/s 1,261ft/s 62.8G 9,083ft 20.6s 20s
OK AMW J440 110.4oz 102ft/s 1,084ft/s 25.3G 9,148ft 21.4s 19s
OK Gorilla J535 110.2oz 86ft/s 1,127ft/s 21.1G 9,150ft 21.3s 19s
OK Loki J525 110.7oz 81ft/s 1,145ft/s 21.7G 9,251ft 21.5s 20s
OK Loki J820 109.7oz 114ft/s 1,189ft/s 35.3G 9,323ft 21.1s 20s
OK AMW K1720 114.7oz 141ft/s 1,256ft/s 64.5G 9,542ft 21.2s 21s
OK AeroTech J540 105.2oz 87ft/s 1,204ft/s 22.7G 9,564ft 21.5s 19s
OK Loki J175 111.1oz 66ft/s 886ft/s 12.7G 9,615ft 23.2s 17s
OK AeroTech J401 99.2oz 77ft/s 1,173ft/s 16.6G 9,629ft 21.8s 19s
OK AMW J475 119.7oz 78ft/s 1,098ft/s 16.7G 9,701ft 22.3s 19s
OK AMW J745 110.0oz 101ft/s 1,237ft/s 28.3G 9,882ft 21.8s 20s
OK Cesaroni J355 108.4oz 69ft/s 1,130ft/s 13.8G 9,902ft 22.5s 19s
OK Loki J300 113.4oz 65ft/s 1,047ft/s 11.8G 9,954ft 23.0s 19s
OK Cesaroni J295 106.5oz 72ft/s 1,082ft/s 13.8G 10,098ft 22.8s 19s
OK Gorilla K222 123.3oz 64ft/s 908ft/s 11.5G 10,227ft 24.1s 18s
OK AMW K665 128.3oz 83ft/s 1,233ft/s 24.4G 10,299ft 22.5s 20s
OK AeroTech K456 119.3oz 73ft/s 1,203ft/s 15.1G 10,341ft 22.8s 20s
OK AeroTech J800 105.3oz 107ft/s 1,328ft/s 31.5G 10,359ft 21.9s 20s
OK AeroTech J415 108.2oz 72ft/s 1,208ft/s 17.7G 10,402ft 22.5s 19s
OK Cesaroni J449 106.6oz 77ft/s 1,265ft/s 18.0G 10,529ft 22.6s 20s
OK Cesaroni J760 105.0oz 99ft/s 1,370ft/s 29.8G 10,533ft 22.0s 20s
OK Cesaroni K360 110.5oz 67ft/s 1,214ft/s 12.7G 10,635ft 23.1s 20s
OK AeroTech K400 109.1oz 81ft/s 1,208ft/s 16.8G 10,885ft 23.3s 20s
OK Gorilla K555 122.6oz 74ft/s 1,276ft/s 19.1G 10,913ft 23.2s 21s
OK Cesaroni K454 116.1oz 72ft/s 1,259ft/s 16.2G 10,918ft 23.1s 20s
OK Gorilla K520 117.9oz 73ft/s 1,282ft/s 18.4G 10,956ft 23.2s 21s
OK Gorilla K533 127.6oz 71ft/s 1,254ft/s 19.8G 10,961ft 23.3s 21s
OK Cesaroni K530 124.8oz 71ft/s 1,314ft/s 18.0G 10,969ft 23.1s 20s
OK Gorilla K630 122.0oz 80ft/s 1,306ft/s 24.1G 11,028ft 23.1s 21s
OK AeroTech K2050 112.6oz 155ft/s 1,516ft/s 72.4G 11,035ft 22.1s 21s
OK AeroTech K185 117.6oz 55ft/s 977ft/s 9.6G 11,094ft 24.6s 17s
OK Cesaroni K2045 112.5oz 150ft/s 1,559ft/s 77.8G 11,139ft 22.1s 21s
OK AeroTech K513 125.1oz 75ft/s 1,323ft/s 19.3G 11,251ft 23.3s 21s
OK KBA K700 120.0oz 92ft/s 1,380ft/s 28.3G 11,253ft 23.0s 21s
OK AMW K535 122.0oz 80ft/s 1,286ft/s 18.3G 11,254ft 23.5s 21s
OK AeroTech K535 111.6oz 86ft/s 1,354ft/s 19.8G 11,416ft 23.1s 20s
OK AeroTech K695 119.5oz 90ft/s 1,416ft/s 27.3G 11,451ft 23.0s 21s
OK AMW K610 129.3oz 82ft/s 1,309ft/s 19.8G 11,560ft 23.7s 21s
OK AMW K455 120.1oz 88ft/s 1,257ft/s 22.2G 11,612ft 23.7s 21s
OK Loki K690 151.7oz 76ft/s 1,362ft/s 20.7G 11,880ft 24.1s 22s
OK AMW K700 140.7oz 80ft/s 1,385ft/s 23.1G 11,940ft 23.9s 22s
OK AMW K935 120.2oz 105ft/s 1,500ft/s 32.6G 12,085ft 23.4s 22s
OK AeroTech K1100 114.1oz 122ft/s 1,586ft/s 41.4G 12,153ft 23.0s 21s
OK AeroTech K540 112.0oz 98ft/s 1,475ft/s 26.6G 12,229ft 23.3s 20s
OK Gorilla K327 131.1oz 71ft/s 1,139ft/s 18.1G 12,249ft 24.8s 19s
OK AeroTech K550 119.5oz 84ft/s 1,394ft/s 24.2G 12,251ft 23.8s 20s
OK AMW K855 141.8oz 88ft/s 1,458ft/s 28.0G 12,312ft 24.0s 22s
OK Cesaroni K500 119.1oz 77ft/s 1,428ft/s 17.8G 12,342ft 24.0s 21s
OK Cesaroni K400 121.7oz 69ft/s 1,350ft/s 13.1G 12,457ft 24.6s 21s
OK Cesaroni K160 118.9oz 51ft/s 947ft/s 7.3G 12,508ft 26.8s 17s
OK Cesaroni K515 125.3oz 77ft/s 1,412ft/s 18.5G 12,511ft 24.3s 21s
OK Cesaroni K940 115.2oz 107ft/s 1,631ft/s 33.6G 12,554ft 23.4s 22s
OK Cesaroni K650 137.2oz 81ft/s 1,518ft/s 20.7G 12,688ft 24.3s 22s
OK Gorilla K700 127.5oz 78ft/s 1,498ft/s 22.7G 12,734ft 24.4s 22s
OK Cesaroni K445 116.3oz 85ft/s 1,401ft/s 19.6G 12,760ft 24.4s 21s
OK Cesaroni K630 116.7oz 88ft/s 1,575ft/s 23.4G 12,762ft 23.8s 21s
OK Gorilla K763 130.2oz 88ft/s 1,537ft/s 24.5G 12,812ft 24.3s 22s
OK Gorilla K805 129.6oz 90ft/s 1,553ft/s 31.5G 13,002ft 24.2s 22s
OK Cesaroni K520 122.6oz 81ft/s 1,489ft/s 17.1G 13,018ft 24.5s 21s
OK Loki K250 130.2oz 80ft/s 1,117ft/s 21.1G 13,057ft 26.3s 19s
OK AeroTech K805 121.4oz 96ft/s 1,611ft/s 26.6G 13,098ft 24.1s 22s
OK AMW K710 130.9oz 92ft/s 1,473ft/s 23.5G 13,112ft 24.6s 22s
OK AeroTech K990 141.4oz 92ft/s 1,582ft/s 29.0G 13,156ft 24.4s 22s
OK AeroTech K850 139.0oz 95ft/s 1,609ft/s 29.7G 13,175ft 24.3s 22s
OK AMW K670 133.5oz 88ft/s 1,499ft/s 21.7G 13,215ft 24.8s 22s
OK AeroTech K1103 118.5oz 124ft/s 1,745ft/s 48.0G 13,347ft 23.8s 22s
OK AMW K580 131.3oz 93ft/s 1,460ft/s 28.6G 13,568ft 25.0s 22s
OK Cesaroni K740 118.8oz 98ft/s 1,704ft/s 26.3G 13,836ft 24.4s 22s
OK AMW K1250 131.0oz 117ft/s 1,721ft/s 43.4G 13,865ft 24.5s 23s
OK Loki K960 128.6oz 127ft/s 1,706ft/s 42.2G 13,947ft 24.5s 23s
OK Cesaroni K650 127.3oz 90ft/s 1,669ft/s 33.8G 14,133ft 24.8s 21s
OK Cesaroni K675 135.4oz 86ft/s 1,618ft/s 23.1G 14,181ft 25.2s 22s
OK Cesaroni K635 129.4oz 85ft/s 1,661ft/s 21.2G 14,202ft 25.0s 22s
OK AeroTech K828 145.4oz 99ft/s 1,683ft/s 31.5G 14,234ft 25.0s 23s
OK Cesaroni K1200 124.6oz 121ft/s 1,892ft/s 40.2G 14,301ft 24.4s 23s
OK Loki K527 136.6oz 85ft/s 1,506ft/s 19.1G 14,323ft 25.9s 22s
OK AeroTech K1275 137.1oz 120ft/s 1,812ft/s 40.7G 14,358ft 24.6s 23s
OK Cesaroni K490 132.4oz 77ft/s 1,564ft/s 15.6G 14,462ft 25.8s 22s
OK Cesaroni K780 127.0oz 100ft/s 1,842ft/s 27.3G 14,743ft 24.8s 22s
OK Cesaroni K570 126.4oz 97ft/s 1,642ft/s 24.6G 14,856ft 25.4s 22s
OK Cesaroni K600 133.7oz 86ft/s 1,678ft/s 20.0G 14,936ft 25.6s 22s
OK Cesaroni K261 135.1oz 57ft/s 1,259ft/s 8.7G 15,027ft 27.8s 19s
OK AeroTech K270 141.1oz 60ft/s 1,199ft/s 9.9G 15,075ft 28.0s 19s
OK AeroTech K700 138.8oz 99ft/s 1,707ft/s 27.2G 15,210ft 25.5s 22s
OK Cesaroni K815 144.5oz 86ft/s 1,807ft/s 28.9G 15,409ft 25.8s 23s
OK Cesaroni K750 139.6oz 90ft/s 1,799ft/s 24.5G 15,455ft 25.6s 22s
OK AeroTech K480 140.3oz 88ft/s 1,616ft/s 22.4G 15,549ft 26.2s 21s
OK AeroTech K375 141.3oz 105ft/s 1,448ft/s 33.7G 15,576ft 26.7s 21s
OK Cesaroni K1440 133.8oz 132ft/s 2,067ft/s 51.2G 15,647ft 25.1s 23s
OK Cesaroni K711 144.5oz 95ft/s 1,762ft/s 36.7G 15,766ft 26.1s 23s
OK Cesaroni K820 136.9oz 98ft/s 1,852ft/s 42.5G 15,955ft 25.8s 23s
OK AeroTech K1050 144.7oz 117ft/s 1,968ft/s 35.7G 16,375ft 26.1s 24s
OK Cesaroni K660 135.7oz 105ft/s 1,811ft/s 27.8G 16,388ft 26.2s 23s
OK Cesaroni K590 137.3oz 117ft/s 1,668ft/s 46.6G 16,468ft 26.5s 22s
OK Cesaroni K260 139.2oz 62ft/s 1,323ft/s 10.3G 16,609ft 28.7s 20s
OK AeroTech L1000 144.4oz 110ft/s 2,036ft/s 32.1G 16,907ft 26.1s 23s
OK AeroTech L1090 152.8oz 104ft/s 1,937ft/s 30.2G 16,971ft 26.7s 24s
OK Cesaroni L1030 149.5oz 104ft/s 2,114ft/s 36.2G 17,294ft 26.4s 24s
OK Cesaroni L990 145.9oz 112ft/s 2,040ft/s 39.2G 17,347ft 26.5s 24s
OK Cesaroni L805 155.3oz 103ft/s 1,944ft/s 33.2G 17,547ft 27.0s 23s
OK Cesaroni L730 146.3oz 106ft/s 1,900ft/s 29.0G 17,652ft 27.0s 23s
OK Cesaroni K300 147.1oz 67ft/s 1,422ft/s 12.3G 17,756ft 29.2s 21s
OK Cesaroni L640 146.2oz 110ft/s 1,766ft/s 37.5G 17,984ft 27.4s 22s
OK Cesaroni L265 154.5oz 59ft/s 1,376ft/s 9.8G 18,299ft 30.5s 20s
OK Cesaroni L935 156.7oz 109ft/s 2,091ft/s 34.4G 18,561ft 27.3s 24s
warningsD AMW K590 127.6oz 17:1 thrust/weight ratio (no data)
warningsD Gorilla K695 119.8oz 21:1 thrust/weight ratio (no data)
warningsD Gorilla K828 131.8oz 23:1 thrust/weight ratio (no data)

D No simulation data found for this motor.

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 AeroTech I117 speed at end of launch guide too slow (38ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni I140 speed at end of launch guide too slow (43ft/s)
failedG AeroTech I115 speed at end of launch guide too slow (40ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni I120 speed at end of launch guide too slow (43ft/s)
failedG AeroTech J90 speed at end of launch guide too slow (40ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni J140 speed at end of launch guide too slow (44ft/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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