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I want to join two 2"x12"x8' laminated beams together to

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I want to join two 2"x12"x8' laminated beams together to span an opening without center support. Will two steel plates 4' long by 12"wide, 3/8" thick with 9 1/2" bolts on each side of the joint be sufficient to carry a live load of 250# ***** square ft.?
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