A semi auto handgun, especially a self defense handgun is only as reliable as its ammunition and its magazine. The Browning 1911-380 is no different, and the Browning 1911-380 8rd magazine is the absolute best choice for your semi auto magazine needs. Made from only the highest quality materials like heat treated steel that makes up the body of the magazine for long service life. The magazine spring is made from high quality steel that will reliably feed your 1911-380 for years without fear of prematurely taking any "set". The Browning 1911-380 8rd magazine also uses a polymer anti friction follower for smoother feeding.