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I have a similar torch/Flashlight and have had the exact same problem.. I fixed mine with a product called Q-Bond. On my flashlight, the magnet was flush (ie not resessed) and I was able to build up a sidewall to add extra strength. Needless to say... the magnet has not come off (and yes, this is from years of camping in the heat/cold/rain etc.)
Some sort of 2 part epoxy should hold up pretty well. Araldite is a common brand in the UK. For best results, try to remove the old glue so the bond is to the plastic itself, scuff both surfaces with sandpaper, then clean with something like alcohol to ensure the best bond. Allow to dry before applying epoxy. It's important to use the specified proportions ...
You can use a soldering iron with a small pointed tip to heat the perimeter of the recessed area the magnet sets in. After it heats up, put the magnet in place, and the tip of the iron about 1/4" away. Then push the iron down and towards the magnet until the plastic melts and some of it overlaps the magnet, or, wedges it in place. Do this 3 or four times ...
You want the Simpson Catalog. They make a variety of metal splices that are just what you need. And for the next guy who comes along here's a pocket guide to the proper way to cut a beam: NICEIC Beam Notching Guide. The American Wood Products Association has a similar guide. Normally it's plumbers that do this nonsense, and Simpson has a brace just for ...
do you have drywall over in Germany? i would do a little framing (probably with metal studs, that's used in Europe), insulation inside, then drywall over and wallpaper over drywall.
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