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Old 12-17-2008, 10:24 PM  
1989gta
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Default opening a wall

looking for some advice on opening up this wall. The opening is 11.5 ft long the wall appears to be load bearing there is metal beam directly below this wall. How do i choose a beam to use as a header? Is there a calculation for span?








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