Launch Rods

Launch Rods

Launch rods provide guidance to model rockets as they leave the launch pad, before they are moving fast enough for the fins to guide the rocket.  Launch rods work well for low power rockets, but their flexibility makes them unsuitable for heavier models in the mid-power or high-power range.

  • 1/4 inch x 48 inch Rocketry Works Steel One Piece Launch Rod

    1/4 inch x 48 inch Steel Launch Rod

    Rocketry Works

    $6.99
    This one piece 1/4 inch x 48 inch steel launch rod is ideal for mid power rockets powered by E motors or higher.  For these larger models, ensuring that the rocket is up to stable flight speed before the model leaves the rod guidance behind is key...
    RW-LG-LR-1/4x48
    $6.99
  • 1/8 inch x 36 inch Rocketry Works Steel One Piece Launch Rod

    1/8 inch x 36 inch Steel Launch Rod

    Rocketry Works

    $1.99
    This one piece steel launch rod is the basis for a reliable and durable launch pad, and is best suited for small model rockets powered by motors up to C power. One piece, solid steel construction helps ensure that your models slide off the launch rod...
    RW-LG-LR-1/8x36
    $1.99
  • 3/16 inch x 36 inch Rocketry Works Steel One Piece Launch Rod

    3/16 inch x 36 inch Steel Launch Rod

    Rocketry Works

    $2.49
    This one piece 3/16 inch x 36 inch steel launch rod is ideal for mid sized model rockets powered by D or E motors.  One piece, solid steel construction helps ensure that your models slide off the launch rod without the risk of getting hung up on a...
    RW-LG-LR-3/16x36
    $2.49
  • 1/4 Inch Blast Deflector Stand Off 1/4 Inch Blast Deflector Stand Off in a Rocketry Works Blast Deflector (sold separately)

    1/4 Inch Blast Deflector Stand Off

    Rocketry Works

    $0.99
    Rocketry Works' blast deflector mount works with both Rocketry Works and Estes blast deflectors, and it features a flared top to keep rockets off the blast deflector plate while on the pad. While the PLA material used in its construction resists the heat...
    RW-LG-BDSO-1/4
    $0.99
  • 1/4 Inch Launch Rod Mount

    1/4 Inch Launch Rod Mount

    Rocketry Works

    $0.99
    Rocketry Works launch pads are all compatible with this launch rod mount. While the PLA material used in its construction resists the heat of many low power rocket launches, these do wear out over time. All launch rod mounts used in Rocketry Works...
    RW-LG-LRM-1/4
    $0.99
  • 1/8 Inch Blast Deflector Stand Off 1/8 Inch Blast Deflector Stand Off in a Rocketry Works Blast Deflector (sold separately)

    1/8 Inch Blast Deflector Stand Off

    Rocketry Works

    $0.99
    Rocketry Works' blast deflector mount works with both Rocketry Works and Estes blast deflectors, and it features a flared top to keep rockets off the blast deflector plate while on the pad. While the PLA material used in its construction resists the heat...
    RW-LG-BDSO-1/8
    $0.99
  • 1/8 Inch Launch Rod Mount

    1/8 Inch Launch Rod Mount

    Rocketry Works

    $0.99
    Rocketry Works launch pads are all compatible with this launch rod mount. While the PLA material used in its construction resists the heat of many low power rocket launches, these do wear out over time. All launch rod mounts used in Rocketry Works...
    RW-LG-LRM-1/8
    $0.99
  • 3/16 Inch Blast Deflector Stand Off 3/16 Inch Blast Deflector Stand Off in a Rocketry Works Blast Deflector (sold separately)

    3/16 Inch Blast Deflector Stand Off

    Rocketry Works

    $0.99
    Rocketry Works' blast deflector mount works with both Rocketry Works and Estes blast deflectors, and it features a flared top to keep rockets off the blast deflector plate while on the pad. While the PLA material used in its construction resists the heat...
    RW-LG-BDSO-3/16
    $0.99
  • 3/16 Inch Launch Rod Mount

    3/16 Inch Launch Rod Mount

    Rocketry Works

    $0.99
    Rocketry Works launch pads are all compatible with this launch rod mount. While the PLA material used in its construction resists the heat of many low power rocket launches, these do wear out over time. All launch rod mounts used in Rocketry Works...
    RW-LG-LRM-3/16
    $0.99