I'm pretty sure the only acoustics I've owned have been Gibsons.
Back in the day, I had a hummingbird - beautiful sounding maybe mahogany? Guitar. But at the same time, I had another Gibson- and I can't recall the model, but it had snowflake inlays. That thing sounded AMAZING. It...
I used to go highest lofted for all shots. It started to get in my head and I started to blade my chips a few months back.
I've since switched to my 50* and try to keep them closer to the ground for everything inside 20ish yards.
I still go aerial for anything outside of that