Yes, but I have found, for the logic board, that pushing down away from the neck of the tube is not a big deal. When you are pushing directly past and underneath it for the analog board, that is where it gets tricky...
You can squeeze with your fingers, but I have always had more consistent luck with the pliers personally.
No prob! Glad to help.
Also, I don't know why I didn't think to look it up when I did it, but there's a WHOOOOOLE procedure I might try to fine tune mine even more in the official Apple manual
Also, apparently that "Display Service Utility" application mentioned in the Adjustments section is on this CD image https://macintoshgarden.org/apps/apple-service-manuals