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.

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    Estes 2 piece steel 1/8 inch diameter launch rod

    2 Piece Steel 1/8 Inch Launch Rod

    Estes

    $3.99
    This Estes 2 piece steel 1/8 inch launch rod is a replacement for the launch rod that comes with the Estes Port-a-Pad, and is best used with small model rockets. Because of the fragile nature of the slide-together joint of Estes multi-piece launch rods,...
    EST-2243
    $3.99
  • 3/16 inch x 36 inch Rocketry Works Steel One Piece Launch Rod

    3/16 inch x 36 inch Steel Launch Rod

    Rocketry Works

    $3.49
    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
    $3.49
  • 1/8 inch x 36 inch Rocketry Works Steel One Piece Launch Rod

    1/8 inch x 36 inch Steel Launch Rod

    Rocketry Works

    $2.99
    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
    $2.99
  • 1/8 Inch Launch Rod Mount

    1/8 Inch Launch Rod Mount

    Rocketry Works

    $2.49
    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
    $2.49
  • 3/16 Inch Launch Rod Mount

    3/16 Inch Launch Rod Mount

    Rocketry Works

    $2.49
    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
    $2.49
  • 1/4 Inch Launch Rod Mount

    1/4 Inch Launch Rod Mount

    Rocketry Works

    $2.49
    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
    $2.49