I found that I have good success with briquettes, terrible battle with lump, any lump, unless I run the smoke from one edge to the other, but, that can cause burm time issues. My lid fits better with a layer of grease on the rim, actually, it fits really well with that rim of smoky grease.
"perhaps...but then again...maybe not..."
careful there son, those ribs are boiling hot...
(='.'=) Here there be bunnies...
Pacific Rim BBQ
Bob's Brew and Que