Quest makes a great alternative motor to that from Estes. We carry the "regular-size" A, B, and C which will fit in most all your small model rockets. Click on "more info" button to learn more about the motors and to place your order.More info....
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Why don't you ship rocket motors to countries outside the USA?
A: There are too many shipping regulations. We're a small company, and we don't have the manpower to track the regulations for each country in the world. So to keep our prices as low as possible, we only ship to USA customers.
Q: Will the Aerotech First Fire Jr.™ igniters work in these motors?
A: NO. They are too big to fit into the nozzle hole. They are better for bigger size motors. The Estes Sonic or the Quest Q2G2 are best for replacing any lost or fizzled igniters.
Q: Can you ship this item to me by this weekend?
A: All motors (including kits that contain rocket motors) must be shipped by surface transportation (truck). While we usually ship this item the same day the order comes in, you should plan extra time for the postal service to deliver them via third class mail (Parcel Select).
Q: How do you find the Maximum Weight a rocket motor can lift?
A: Click Here to read the article that explains how "Manufacturer's Recommend Lift-Off Weight" is determined.
Q: How is maximum lift-off weight determined?
A: The maximum recommended lift-off weight for each delay depends on the size of the rocket, its drag coefficient, launch angle, and the wind conditions at launch. We recommend running a RockSim computer simulation for each rocket design and launch conditions to select the proper motor delay. For help selecting the correct delay time, see Apogee Technical Publication #28. For additional information on maximum lift-off weight, see our FREE newsletter article on this subject. Click here to download Issue #214.
Q: I have some old Quest motors, and they have these funny looking igniters in the package. How do you ignite the motor with them?
A: These are called Tiger Tail igniters, and they are similar to the Aerotech Copperhead igniters.
Q: What are the little red tubes for in the picture above?
A: They are little plastic tubes. You deform them and shove them into the nozzle to hold the igniter in place.
Q: I need help selecting motors. What should I do? Can you teach me how to select them myself?
A: Watch this YouTube video - How to Select Model Rocket Engines
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