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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