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I have a 4” x 4” I-beam to span a 38’ space. There will be a 4,000 lb total load hanging from the I-beam at four evenly spaced points. What size and how many posts would I need to support the I-beam?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Do you need any additional data in order to determine how many, what size posts I’ll need?
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Texting is good. Don’t need phone call.
Structural Engineer: StructuralEng, Consultant replied 8 months ago
It's a 4000 pound at each point? Or 4000 pounds
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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Total load is 4,000 lbs. the load hangs down; Roughly 1,000 lbs at each attachment point
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