Now, according to data I have gathered in game, the above 1.5 drops an hour is NOT a reality. By my calculations, each player actually has roughly a 35% chance to find an item every hour.
Team Fortress 2 Sniper / Spy Update – How to get unlockable weapons & items (and other important update info)
TF2 players have been waiting for this day for weeks. The newest Team Fortress 2 Sniper/Spy update patch is now active as of about 7:30 CST. There are a number of eyebrow-raisers in this update: * Weapon Unlockables are now…not unlockable!?