Lord love ya magooch, how many times have you posted that link.
No, they are not "the best of the best"... to you maybe -and that's great!
Other people have their own ideas about what is "best" and what are the "best" kayaks for their intended purpose(s).
In this case, a person is doing his own demo'ing and buying locally, in Michigan, where the used seakayak market is plentiful and deep. Wise move IMO.