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That is the way of adjustable stems. Even good, new, strong ones. Problem is that there is a tremendous amount of torque on that hinge. No bolt could secure it for long.
I am pretty sure that Locktite will not solve it for more than a day or so. Products like that have virtually no shear strength.
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