On mine I use the Minion method to start the fire. I have found that I need to close my Weber top exhaust about 1/3 or 1/2 way closed. I also close the sliding "gate" on the fan down one marking. Works absolutely perfectly after that!
UDS with BBQ Guru DigiQ, Weber Gasser, XL Big Green Egg, Charcoal Grill, Red Thermapen