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Old 03-18-14, 10:42 AM
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I beam

I am removing the center posts supporting a 20 x 25 area of an old barn which is simple 2x4's and tin. I want to install an I beam but not sure about the strength I need. I think a W6x9 will do. 25' span. No hoist or anything to be used..??
 
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Old 03-18-14, 10:59 AM
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Going to need someone on site to size a beam like that.
Really want to trust people on the net that you do not know and have never seen the job?
 
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Old 03-18-14, 02:00 PM
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I'll translate Joe' post for you. Would it be possible for you to post a few pictures of the area you will be working in? It may help us understand what you are doing, and may be able to offer suggestions. A structural engineer on site would be money well spent.
 
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Old 03-19-14, 04:20 AM
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I beam

There are 3 4x4 posts, 2 showing and 1 just out of view in front that the beam will replace. 25' from rear to front. 2x4 and tin roof. Total area is 20 x25. 10; section shown in pic
 
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Old 03-19-14, 04:25 AM
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I do not know why the pic will not show..?
 
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Old 03-19-14, 04:34 AM
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see if this helps - http://www.doityourself.com/forum/el...-pictures.html

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