I hesitated on posting this for another week or so. As much as I didnt want to give out a good idea to someone outside our team, I remembered what FIRST was about, and looked at the designs of our bot. We have a few teams to thank (when we finish it of course).
Anywho, this is a picture of one of our designers testing out his idea of a "dumb" claw (aka … requires no power, making it ideal for the human loader). I'm not going to say how [well] it works yet … but if you want to see, come to the sac regional and watch