30 Picra

30 Picra

Cartridge Data Published On: December 20, 2014 at 11:36 pm by Bullet-Blog and last updated on February 12, 2015 at 11:24 am


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The .30 Picra is a Center Fire cartridge with a Bullet Diameter of 0.307 in” (7.8mm) that is primarily used in Pistols. The .30 Picra originated in Czech Republic in 1997. The .30 Picra also has a case length of 1.29 in” (32.77mm) and an overall length of 2.2 in” (55.88mm).


The .30 Picra Pistol Cartridge is a low recoil sporting cartridge designed by Ivo Picek for use in Long Silhouette Shooting. The .30 Picra is a Wildcat cartridge, created in the Czech Republic, formed by necking down a .357 Magnum cartridge to accept a .30 caliber projectile.

Developed in 1997 for use in the SP-96 Single-Shot pistol, the .30 Picra closely resembles cartridges like the 7mm Whisper, created in the early 1990’s by Wildcatter JD Jones of SSK Industries, as well as the 7×49 GJW Silhouette Cartridge, created by Guido J. Wasser.

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  • 1997
  • Czech Republic
  • Rimmed, Bottleneck
  • Pistols
  • 0.307 in” (7.8mm)
  • 0.333 in” (8.46mm)
  • 0.376 in” (9.55mm)
  • 0.378 in” (9.6mm)
  • 0.44 in” (11.18mm)
  • 0.06 in” (1.5mm)
  • 1.29 in” (32.77mm)
  • 2.2 in” (55.88mm)
  • Center Fire (Small Rifle)
  • 280 MPa (40611 psi)
  • ~364 MPa (52794 psi)

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