Haven't had to do it with the AS lugs...
What I did with the old TV, cut off cover carefully w/die grinder and get a metric 6 point, should fit well enough to remove.
The solid chrome replacements 'aint cheep.... but not a bad idea.
"Sticks & stones can break your bones...and hail will dent your Airstream"
So when is this..."old enough to know better" supposed to kick in?