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Old 04-20-2007, 01:04 PM   #1
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6X6 Load Bearing Cap


Hi All,

I misplaced my software for calculating concentric load bearings. Can somebody tell me what the load bearing capacity of a 6X6 pressure treated porch column would be? Any help/guess would be appreciated. Im in a bind here and need to complete this job by next week Thursday. The homeowner is the type that wants to see EVERYTHING!

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Old 01-07-2009, 01:13 PM   #2
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Re: 6X6 Load Bearing Cap


I need same info for a covered pergola I am building. A ballpark would be great!

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Re: 6X6 Load Bearing Cap


6x6 with a max of 10 height is 6000lbf ..
http://www.turncraft.com/pdf/EccentricLoad_TCTWEB.pdf
hope this helps heres a link
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6x6 with a max of 10 height is 6000lbf ..
http://www.turncraft.com/pdf/EccentricLoad_TCTWEB.pdf
hope this helps heres a link
It might have helped 2 1/2 years ago.

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