once you use the good stuff like pace or even weller, hakko etc. its very hard to go back to Chinese toys, but they're certainly overkill for hobby work. anything will work if you keep it clean. even a sucker bulb.
my favorite isnt the pace i use.. thats a cranky prick of a thing that eats tips. i really liked this until i destroyed it in an accident.. https://www.tme.com/au/en/details/dn-sc7000/desoldering-stations/denon/dn-sc7000z/
jaycar is a junk shop now . the good stuff is here https://mektronics.com.au/collections/soldering-rework