Well after a lot of effort the stock is now on my garand. Not a job for the faint of heart, but for the price I'm very happy!
I had to do quite a few mods to it since after all it's an M14 stock not a garand one, and as a result had to redo the finish on it.
The gun certainly looks and feels a lot better now. I'm looking forward to trying it out at Patton!