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Wilton tilt turntable

post #1 of 15
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What are your thoughts on this tilt turntable? It has a 12 inch diameter base. Has anyone placed a 14 inch or cake on it and if so success or disaster? It has a nonslip base but I am leary.
post #2 of 15
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post #3 of 15
I hated it. I use Fat Daddios, and love it.
post #4 of 15
You want to invest in a nice, heavy, smooth-turning turntable. The FD one is nice and sturdy and not too expensive.
post #5 of 15
Ugh! I just bought one and haven't had a chance to use it. Guess I should take back!
post #6 of 15
I love my FD. It turns so smooth! I don't have to touch it to go around in circles when icing a cake. However, it also turns too easily sometimes. I have to tape the bottom of the wheel to the base to hold it still! (or make hubby hold it in place! icon_smile.gif ) I also use the regular Wilton turntable. However, DH took it apart and lubed the bearings. Now it isn't so bad.
post #7 of 15
The blankety blankety top isn't attached to the blankety blanketly bottom. (insert curse word of your choice.) Every time I use it I pick it up from the top and darned near drop the whole thing. It's my turntable of last resort of the 4 that I own.

It's useful when I need a straight line, though. I get out my laser level, tilt the turntable, and shine the level across the top of the cake or cookie.
post #8 of 15
Okay, I give up. I cannot find a Fat Daddio's tilting turntable! The OP's question was about the Wilton's tilting turntable. I just purchased it and was ready to take it back to the store and order a FD but the only tilting one I can find is a PME. Can someone give me a source before I return my Wilton.
post #9 of 15
P.O.S.

I threw it across the room when a cake i was working on slid off it, somersaulted and landed on its top. It was ivory BC with a black BC intricate pattern I was piping on it when it slipped.

Don't waste your money, is my advice.

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Life's too short to make cake pops.
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www.sweetperfectioncakes.blogspot.com.au/
www.facebook.com/sweetperfectioncakes (come visit sometime!)

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post #10 of 15
My advice is to not get a tilting turntable at all. Just use a 3 ring binder to prop your good turntable at an angle if you need to. Different widths will give you different angles. We pipe on the side of a lot of cakes and never tilt anything though...

The FD turntable doesn't tilt... but you won't miss that feature.
post #11 of 15
JanDunlevy: My FD does not tilt. Never needed it. I guess if I ever do, I will try the binder thing! Still love it even without a tilting feature. One other thing, I do use a circle of non slip material on the top just for a little extra grip! icon_smile.gif
post #12 of 15
I use the non-skid too for cakes under 6"... those little buggers sure do like to scoot around! LOL
post #13 of 15
I have the PME one and I love it , the non slip surface is really non slip and I have had some mighty big cakes on it.
post #14 of 15

I just noticed in my Bakery Craft catalog that they have a tilting turntable.  It is suppose to be non slip.  I don't know anything about it other than that but I though it was something different. HTH

post #15 of 15

I have the "new" Wilton Tilt-N-Turn Ultra Cake Turntable--and I LOVE it.  I've put 14" cakes on it, I've done stringwork on it.  It turns smoothly and tilts easily.  The top is attached to the base.  I used a 50% off Joann's coupon to get it for $40.  I have put full piece of non skid mat on it to double up the protection and it works fine.

 

http://www.wilton.com/store/site/product.cfm?id=B6C5F52F-1E0B-C910-EA89E3D8AAAA40A9&fid=B6C5F5AC-1E0B-C910-EA55CA1034189552

 

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