Originally Posted by mykeal
The barrel 'protrusion' is not unusual or out of the ordinary. What is different is the lack of frame relief around the barrel. Stated another way: there are only 2 barrel threads visible on a Beals, while the later Remingtons had several more threads visible; the frame was cut back quite a bit further. This extra relief allows more room for combustion gas - and thus fouling - to escape.
Thanks mykeal for correcting my mistake about the Beal's amount of barrel protrusion.
Then doesn't jlb43's frame look like it's an earlier Euroarms Beals type?