Originally Posted by gbjbasdw
I read all the thread that scotsoft's comment refers to some time ago. There seems to me to be no good reason why a 5888 helicopter motor should burn out because I'm using a 250mAh batttery unless it is run for very long periods. If the motors on the 5888 burn out then it means the model is one to be avoided in my opinion !
Lee's observations in that thread were that the motors in the 5888 were the weak point... which is why he makes such a big deal about checking if they get too hot.