Originally Posted by Umi_Ryuzuki
Are you running it on,... like 3 volts to keep the speed down during rescues?
Most motors that run on a 1 cell lipo are not very powerful and in general are fairly small, which in turn would probably heat up or possibly burn up in this application. You shouldn't run lower voltage (It would be 3.7 volts or a 1 cell lipo) if you can run lower kv, which would mean higher efficiency with same amount of power (This is probably going to be pushing heavy objects). And most 1 cell lipos come in small capacities (100-500mah) that are almost useless except for small park flyers and such.