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Old 12-16-2013, 01:34 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by cbreeze View Post

I am new to electrics. I just bought a new small electric brushless motor from Hobby King to use in a foamie I am building. I got the motor and in the process of inspecting it, I noticed that when I turn the motor by hand, if feels "gritty" like something is rubbing inside. I have several larger brushless motors that to not do this. I was wondering if this is normal for a cheapie motor from China?


If something is rubbing inside the motor, like the "bell" magnets hitting the stator, that motor won't last long when running under power.

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