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I believe there is an upper bound that limits recoil spring strength. There's only a certain amount of recoil energy available for a given chambering. This energy has to be able to overcome the recoil spring and move the slide rearward a sufficient amount to cycle the action. If you make the recoil spring too strong, it will interfere with the reliable operation of the action. You could even take it to the level of locking the gun up completely.

Also the mass of the slide is one of the things that regulates the speed of cycling. If you have a really light slide with a heavy spring, assuming that the energy available can move the slide sufficiently rearward, it's possible that the slide will cycle too quickly for reliable feeding.

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