20 amp plug to a 15 amp receptacle

I have a machine that has a t-blade plug (20 amps). Is there a safe way to get this to fit into a normal 15 amp receptacle?
Thanks in advance.
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You really need to run a dedicated circuit and put in the proper wire & receptacle. It's not that expensive to do.
Tom J
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On 05 Sep 2003, Hyun wrote:

Nope.
If the *entire* run of wire from that receptacle back to the breaker is rated for 20A (12 guage) then you could replace the existing 15A receptacle with one that would mate with the 20A plug. If any/all of that wire is 15A (14 guage) then it's unsafe and against code. The 20A plug is there for a reason. Whatever the machine is, it likely draws >15A either constantly or maybe during startup.
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No, that is exactly why they make the plug different.
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so the moral to the story is run 12ga. always.. yeah?
On Sat, 06 Sep 2003 10:36:26 GMT, "Joseph Meehan"

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