Very careful use of pliers other blood blisters are a certainty. Good news on the bolt. See snap-on tools nothing comes close.
you got any mole grips? i find they work well because the long flat bit of the jaws, if you do ill get a quick vid of how i do it to show you what i mean but im sure youll work out what i mean if you have some would come do it for you but your abit far away hahai was using an open-ended ring spanner. in the end i just hit a Snap-On ratchet with a mallet. now the only thing i need to do is get the pissing split link lock thing on my chain but i can't do it for the life of me. watched countless youtube videos but nothing...