Andrew Cardin welds a 2" 6g test using 3/32" 6010 for the Root and 3/32" 7018 for the single bead cap.
Tips for amperage, keyhole repair, and body positioning are shown in detail.
If you have a 6g like this coming up, do yourself a favor and watch this video several times while you practice.
This plate is placed on a 45 degree to simulate that 4-5 o'clock area of a 5G pipe where things start to sag. Its not true overhead and not vertical either. But is a great practice plate leading to pipe