I’m just curious, sometimes you can see that, oh this enemy is using a torgue pistol or hey this enemy is using a tediore assault rifle, well do the enemies drop those weapons that are in their hand?
Tediore doesn’t make assault rifles (anymore), but I see your point. Those would be Uniques, and yes, they do drop them.
Not like the first borderlands where you could kill an enemy using a firehawk pistol and see the same pistol drop, enemies on bl2 use a different item pool.
From the inside the box article on bl2’s loot system: "