As long as they are registered with the ATF South Carolina allows citizens to own DDs, silencers, short barreled riffle/shotguns and AOWs. Automatic weapons must have been made before May of 1986.
NFA weapons refer to a federal list of firearms that the government requires owners register. Not all states follow this law, and others have partial restrictions, full banns, or the need to register firearms in the NFA data base. Examples of firearms or other weaponry considered a NFA regulated weapon includes, but is not limited to: Machine guns, firearm suppressors, short barreled riffles and shot guns, and anti-tank guns (.50 caliber and up).