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Dennis.
 
If you have any head room above the "beam" you might try a built up "deep beam" using the LGSF as chords and plywood, or other sheathing (metal?), for the shear web?  Depending on assembly restrictions screws and/or welding are feasible connection options.

Thor A Tandy P.Eng, MCSCE
Victoria BC
Canada
e-mail: vicpeng(--nospam--at)vtcg.com
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Subject: Need some help with Light Gauge Built-up beams