Low Country Treasure Hunters of the Carolinas, Virginia, Georgia, and the Florida Coastline joined together over 30 years ago founding the Group LMS Metal Detecting. We are located in Murrells Inlet, SC and travel all over the eastern U.S. All of our members share a high standard of ethics to save and preserve the history that was lost, hidden, or just left behind. Our reputation with private land owners, commercial properties, big game hunting clubs, historical societies, and preservation organizations speaks volumes of our dedication to the path of success with working together and recovering what was once lost, or even thought to have happened in a certain location.

About Us: Metal detecting equipment supplier in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina serving Myrtle Beach and surrounding areas - Trusted by treasure hunters over the last 30 years for the right metal detector, sand scoop, and accessories in the store, online, on the beach, or out in the field. LMS Metal Detecting has you covered.

Our Story: LMS Metal Detecting originated in the late eighties by three friends that shared a passion for treasure hunting. What started out as quest to locate an unnamed treasure has evolved over the years into very large band of brothers and sisters. While the treasure still remains lost, we found our way into the commercial realm of metal detecting to include, live learning courses, lost jewelry recovery services, tour guides, and a retail store offering metal detecting gear.

Since the beginning of 2017, we offer short term metal detector and sand scoop leasing options for those vacationing in Myrtle Beach and surrounding areas, or for anyone that would like to try metal detecting before committing to a purchase.

In addition to our retail store we can be found on all of your favorite social media platforms. Join the group, share your finds, get questions answered, and see our almost daily posts of whatever is turning up on the beach or in the fields! You also may want to browse our site where you can learn even more about us, check out our calendar of events, group hunts, road trips, code of ethics, metal detecting courses, Myrtle Beach metal detecting rules, and much more.

Over the years it has been our privilege to introduce and educate anyone interested in the hobby of metal detecting, sell products, meet many interesting people, and culture some great friendships. While LMS Metal Detecting, LLC has grown we still retain our group status of well-respected and trusted friends with backgrounds of active duty and retired police officers, government security, history teachers, anthropologists, historians, research analysts, and more. You may have even seen some of us on your favorite television programs or news channels.

We Honor and Respect Our Country, Our Freedom, The People, and Our History.

Our Mission Statement: The objective and principle of LMS Metal Detecting is saving the history that has been lost just under the surface that we walk on every day, and doing so without any disruptive environmental impacts.

We sincerely thank you for your support. 

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Thank you for your responsiveness and taking the time to learn more about us, we look forward to the opportunities ahead.

If you were contacted by LMS Metal Detecting and would like more information about the process and/or safety concerns, we have listed some straightforward answers to questions that are frequently asked. For example, many land owners are excited about the opportunity and would like to metal detect their property as well, but may not have the necessary equipment and/or wish to properly learn how. We completely understand and will be happy to spend one-on-one time with you until you're ready to metal detect right along with us.
Even if you haven’t been contacted by us and wish to learn more we truly appreciate your interest and hope to hear from you soon.  


Responsible Metal Detecting

Our code of ethics for responsible metal detecting is very important to us and is always followed to protect our unspoiled reputation with following federal, state, county and local guidelines. Private landowners should never expect anything less while allowing any metal detectorist on your property. We strongly recommend that each and every member read it, and understand its importance to our future success.

LMS Metal Detecting Code of Ethics


LMS Metal Detecting is not a club with dues or regularly scheduled meetings that require attendance. We are a group of good friends that get together metal detecting when possible while sharing sites and information about what was found. Not all scheduled hunts are group associated as we also enjoy our individual hunting sites as well. We are often asked how does one join the group, and you were most likely told to take a look at the website because there really is no direct answer to the question. Consider this, you just wouldn't ask how do I become your friend because it just kind of happens as you get to know someone building trust and respect for one another. There aren't any defined rules on how it's done, It just happens over time by staying connected with any of us and just becoming friends with everyone. We don't care if you're an old pro, or just starting out with an inexpensive metal detector. We are happy to include new folks on beach hunts and relic hunts when we have the extra room on a site. The best way to get started is probably by joining our private Facebook group and getting involved in the conversations. Don't be shy, ask questions when you have them, or post some metal detecting finds if you’re also a detectorist.
You don't need to be a local that goes hunting with us all of the time to become a respected member of the group.

LMS Metal Detecting Thank you

A special thank you to the friends we have made throughout our travels. We truly appreciate your support, and we’re so grateful for the trust you’ve placed in us with your property. We sincerely hope you are satisfied with your experience and will recommend us in the future.

office hours
  • Sunday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Monday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Friday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Saturday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm

LMS Metal Detecting LLC

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Main Office
132 Cypress Creek Dr
Murrells Inlet, SC  29576
Ph: (843) 457-2795

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