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This may the dumbest question ever, but I'm trying to replace the AC plug on a small appliance (it's European but voltage-switchable and I'm using it in the US), and I don't know what to call those replacement plugs (i.e. I can't find one on Amazon). I just need a two-prong US male AC plug that has e.g. screw terminals I can wire to inside the shell. I know I've seen such things, so my search terms must be wrong. Can anyone help?

(N.B. Not looking for a plug adapter. Want to actually replace the one on the cord.)

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    Q: What do you call a diy high-voltage plug? A: A fire hazard – Joel Coehoorn Jun 10 '11 at 2:14
  • @JoelCoehoorn: Why? – Jay Bazuzi Aug 23 '11 at 6:01
  • @JoelCoehoorn -- he's not looking to build a plug from sheet copper, brass screws, and molten plastic, he wants one he can put on the end of a cord himself. – ThreePhaseEel Mar 1 '15 at 1:15
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A quick search for "replacement plug" on Amazon gives me a few hits like this:

  • Super. That first link is what I was looking for. Thanks. – quixoto Jun 6 '11 at 2:50

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