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My team (along with many others who deserve credit) designed test fixtures at the DRC Trials. My favorite personal hack was the fiber optic payout system on the driving course... made of oil pans mounted to the trailer hitch
Based on: Haines, Carter S., et al. "Artificial muscles from fishing line and sewing thread." science 343.6173 (2014): 868-872. We focused on scaling up to useful bundles with dozens of muscles. We got 100 muscles to lift 15kg