I suspect they suggest using lighter fluid because your average joe rookie backyard griller will think buying and using a chimney is gonna be too much work. You can use a chimney or any number of other ways to light a pbc. Guess what? You can also adjust the intake hole to cook at whatever temp you want.
Modded Brinkmann Gourmet. Basic UDS. Rescued 22.5" OTS. SJS Mini-WSM. Stubbs. B&B Oak Lump.
Cannondale 2009 F8 (for burning off all the great BBQ)