Nah, I like KaKaRoTo's way of coding, so no changing to Hermes, and besides that most people never had crashes with the pl3 payload. I'm using a teensy2.0++ to jailbreak. I will try the recovery menu as soon as I finish a game I'm playing, since I will lose all my savegames. About the dongleless solution, I'm not touching that with a ten foot pole for at least 6 monthes. I like being in the safe side of things. No bleeding edge for me. Any other ideas or insights that help me find out why this problem is happening, please share.
Ah, and I forgot to say, I'm using the fixed version of 3.41, not the faulty one.