Yeah. You gotta' be careful about that question. I believe some former CBN-ers have been shot in feuds over how to string their instruments. Last count I had 8 different versions--and I still need to build at least 2 more.
Trust Ben Baker (aka CB Gitty)--our graceful host here at CBN. He has built AND played and will sell you some strings at a reasonable price.
Just remember your not stuck with a single tuning with a three string guitar. Everything from standard to 1,3,5 and beyond! Yes I know, most people like 1,5,8. It's a great start. Be a rebel! Play with em all!