Originally Posted by maccve
A drill comes in very handy for this task, but if you have the kind like in the top picture above you will break the bolt off the top...it comes off very easily. I know all of this because it has happened to me.
No, that is not really true in all cases. I have done it twice with a power drill and never broke the bolt! And yes, I have the old style.
Can it break, sure, but to say IT WILL BREAK is obviously wrong since I know a few others who have used it successfully.
I do suggest using a ratchet to make sure the bolt is loose. If loose a drill will crank it up without breaking!