First I had to repair the three broken rods by ramming 19 mm stainless tube in:
Aluminium parts are repainted:
During the rainy weekend I've manufactured the new set of wires. Long slow process and almost 60 m of wire.
Early this morning (nice and sunny and only light breeze) I've carried all the gear to the roof and started the assembly:
Had to use PVC tube for the P-clamp insulator, because the original rubber perished:
The Hex is taking shape:
Here it is:
Most amazing was that all bands have low SWR and I did not have any problems during the process.