The ROPS basket is kind of a love-hate thing. It's extraordinarly useful, but it was expensive, and it makes getting access to the rear-diff area difficult, occasionally painful. I notice it most when attaching a shaft-driven implement to the rear PTO. OTOH, I keep a lot if stuff back there and I'm not sure where I'd carry it otherwise. Amazon.com: Great Day TT400 Tractor Tool-Tray: Automotive. It would probably be pretty easy to make one out of some aluminum bar stock, some U-bolts, and a plastic milk crate or similar.