Pot Shots

Published: June 29, 2018 | Last updated: July 5, 2023

What Does Pot Shots Mean?

Pot shot is a general term used in slang to refer to an act that is done with little to no preparation or carelessly aimed. In trenchless technology, where accuracy is paramount, there are instances where pot shots may have to be taken but with great risk associated with it.

Trenchless construction methods such as directional drilling, auger boring and pipe jacking are carried out with extreme precision in mind and is the end process of extensive investigation and planning.


Trenchlesspedia Explains Pot Shots

Early pioneers of trenchless construction techniques made pot shots when it came to experimenting and finding innovative ways to get their job done.

While risk was involved, their efforts today have given birth to precise, quick and cost-effective trenchless construction and rehabilitation methods.

With an extensive maze of underground pipes carrying water, sewage, gas, electricity and cables, taking pot shots underground is not advisable. However; experienced contractors may have to take some unlikely measures in situations where there are chances of taking a pot shot that may actually be successful.


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