Here I was thinking that the glass would be harder to get right.
I brought the two samples in with me to work today to see what my coworkers thought. Mind you that these guys are mostly blue collar tradesmen that work in industry and know a thing or three about what works and how things can fail. Also, they are hands on hobbyist in various genres, so I value their input as I would my TD brethren.
Dave the powder coater/machinist, who is all about show finishes and a car enthusiast was hands down in favor of the fiberglass citing durability and the ability to make a permanent repair that could be totally blended, whereas canvas repairs would be more like a patch (even though we know that you can fair the canvas edges with a spackle and glue mix, if you wanted to). Without prompting, he also concluded on his own that the FG would be more puncture resistant.
Don, the other machinist with a vintage Ford Mustang who tends to be more frugal and never makes hasty decisions, agreed with me that it would be a tough decision and abstained from voting.
Ed, the electrician who used to have a nice '67 Camaro and has seen TPCE in person, was hands down in favor of the FG saying that the PMG didn't seem to be up to the same quality standard that I have built into the rest of the camper (kind of the same as Rowerwet's thoughts).
Gardner, ex-Air Force QA liaison, liked the FG better.
See where this is going? (Tilt back toward FG, waffle)