I've got the Welbilt R2D2 style machine, which I'm quite happy with.
To slice tall loaves of bread, I usually use a steak knife to slice
the bread in half horizontally. Then I slice each half into parallel
vertical slices. This makes for long thin slices that look a bit odd
but are easy to use for sandwiches and toast.
The most recent DAK catalog has a gadget to use to cut a loaf into
evenly parallel circles. It's about $30 and comes with a flour sifter.
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