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Old 04-21-2008, 07:21 PM   #1
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I recently purchased an RTM and have now been informed that it is up to me to find my own support beam for it? where do you find a 76 foot support beam? does it have to be steel? and it must meet CSA standards.I live in Saskatchewan.

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Old 04-22-2008, 08:54 AM   #2
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I'm not familiar with the abbreviation RTM???

But, a 76' beam will be a challenge. Depending on your area's length restrictions, I doubt you can even have something that long hauled over the road. Steel is the only option at that length.

Probably need to consider multiple beams to get this done. Are pad footings and columns an option to break up the span?

Steel is expensive these days, but my guess is that LVL or gluelam would cost more.

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RTM... hmmm...

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